Title: If You Find Me
Author: Emily Murdoch
Release Date: March 26, 2013
Publisher: St. Martins Griffith
Pages: 256 pages
“ There are some things you can’t leave behind…
A broken-down camper hidden deep in a national forest is the only home fifteen year-old Carey can remember. The trees keep guard over her threadbare existence, with the one bright spot being Carey’s younger sister, Jenessa, who depends on Carey for her very survival. All they have is each other, as their mentally ill mother comes and goes with greater frequency. Until that one fateful day their mother disappears for good, and two strangers arrive. Suddenly, the girls are taken from the woods and thrust into a bright and perplexing new world of high school, clothes and boys.
Now, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her ten years ago, while haunted by a past that won’t let her go… a dark past that hides many a secret, including the reason Jenessa hasn’t spoken a word in over a year. Carey knows she must keep her sister close, and her secrets even closer, or risk watching her new life come crashing down.”
I loved this book. It kind of reminded me of Kristin Hannah’s book Magic Hour, which is hands down one of my favourite books.
This book had so mcuh depth to it, it blew my mind. As someone who works in the field of children’s mental health the protrayl of everything in this book was so well done.
An absolutely beautiful beautiful book. Amazing.