Monday, June 20, 2011

Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr

Once Was Lost
Samara Taylor is a small town pastor's kid and all the other kids think she has the perfect family.  Then, one summer, everything changes, her mother ends up in rehab, her father is always too busy for Sam and then Jody, a 13-year-old girl, a member of their church, disappears. This is a summer of a lot of changes for Sam and this book examines the effects on an impressionable teenager.  A bittersweet coming of age novel.

Rating:  4.0  Recommend

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