--by the Hollywood Teen Book Council
As summer approaches many of us are making plans for future trips. Some will be enjoying summer with “armchair travel” while others will be finding adventure on the road. Whichever way you travel, here are some suggestions for you:
Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
Review by Siena Lesher, sophomore
It seems as though adventure is hard to find these days. We’re all so trapped in what’s expected of us, caught in a web of time that draws tighter with every passing second. But, Let’s Get Lost fights to show that you don’t need to escape to have an adventure, that if you can just manipulate the silk, you can travel within the web. Each character must face their spider, one meeting a sister to whom she hasn’t spoken in years, another asking out the person they’ve loved for ages, all stories spun together by a girl on her quest to see the northern lights. I’d recommend this book to those who want to take their own adventure, whether it be traveling to Alaska, or simply seizing the Tuesday.
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