May 25, 2011

Review - I Heart You, You Haunt Me by Lisa Schroeder

Fifteen-year-old Ava is grieving the loss of her boyfriend, Jackson, after a tragic accident. Ava feels guilty for the role she played in the events leading up to his death. Jackson was Ava's first love, and she struggles to accept that he is gone. When she is alone, she feels his comforting presence surrounding her. Soon Jackson's spirit begins communicating with her. She can hear him, smell him, and even see him at times. How can she learn to let go of Jackson when he doesn't seem ready to let go of her? And how can she ever forgive herself for the actions that led to Jackson's death? 

This novel-in-verse is a quick but emotionally satisfying read.The poems convey a lot of intense emotion in few words. Beautiful writing and well-developed characters make I Heart You, You Haunt Me a must read. 


Venessa (aka PebbleCafe) said...

I haven't read this one (yet), but I recently read one of her other book, "Chasing Brooklyn" and loved it.

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