Friday, April 5, 2013

*REVIEW* If You Find Me By Emily Murdoch

March 26, 2013

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 have been waiting for If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch for what felt like forever.Seriously.I considered going to her facebook page for a short while and begging for it to be released early.If You Find Me did NOT disappoint.In Fact it went above and beyond what I was expecting and then some.It is the Story of Carey and her younger sister Jenessa who are left in the woods by their mother.A social worker and their Father find them and bring them out into the world.Unfortunately living in the woods with a mother like Carey's is going to leave scars.They know nothing about the outside world and have some pretty bad emotional scarring.This is a MUST read.I literally sat down and did not want to be interrupted for anything while reading this.It is simply amazing.This WILL be on Le'BookSquirrels TOP 2013 Reads List at the End of the Year.Emily Murdoch,You are amazing and Give yourself a high five.I am definitely looking forward to your next work.I'm just hoping I don't have to wait to long to see it!



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