Brigid Kemmerer - Letters to the Lost — at Bethesda Library **FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
When Juliet’s mother passed away, she learned to cope by leaving letters at her mother’s gravesite. She is surprised when one of her letters gets a response from an unknown person who has read them. Although their epistolary exchanges seem to be the beginning of a romance, the responder turns out to be Declan Murphy, Juliet’s high school nemesis. The reader is left wondering what will come of their newfound bond when their true identities are revealed. Letters to the Lost is teenage love story that also deals with grief and seeing beyond the superficial. Ages 13 and up.