Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Review: Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott

Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott
Publisher: HarperTeen
Goodreads Summary: Get this, I'm supposed to be starting a journal about "my journey." Please. I can see it now: Dear Diary, As I'm set adrift on this crazy sea called "life" . . . I don't think so.

It's been seventy-five days. Amy's sick of her parents suddenly taking an interest in her.

And she's really sick of people asking her about Julia. Julia's gone now, and she doesn't want to talk about it. They wouldn't get it, anyway. They wouldn't understand what it feels like to have your best friend ripped away from you.

They wouldn't understand what it feels like to know it's your fault.

Amy's shrink thinks it would help to start a diary. Instead, Amy starts writing letters to Julia.

But as she writes letter after letter, she begins to realize that the past wasn't as perfect as she thought it was—and the present deserves a chance too.
Rating: 5 Stars
Review:  Beautiful. Amy is the perfect character for the tale, her personality really fitting the theme. Elizabeth Scott chooses and makes her decisions well, and create and absolutely stunning tale. From groups homes to therapists to her best friend dying, Amy suffers a lot. By her therapist's suggestion she starts a journal of letter to Julia. With her therapist's help she discovers her past wasn't as perfect as it seemed, and that the present deserves a chance. Elizabeth Scott's breathtaking tale is filled with all the right kinds of emotion and suspense, making it an amazing novel.
Purchase Location: Borrowed From Library
Edition: Hardcover
Buy the book: Book Depository
Recommended for: Fans of Group homes, therapists "shrinks", psychology.

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