Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira is a coming of age story filled with the complicated realities of young adulthood, illustrated with prolific ideas and beautiful words.
The main character, Laurel, is a freshman in high school and is coping with the death of her older sister, May. Ironically enough, Laurel’s first English assignment is to write a letter to someone who died, and she ends up taking the project into her own hands and writing a whole book of them, which is how we learn her truths she’s otherwise hesitant to say out loud.
Here are 19 quotes that will make you want to read the entire book:
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