Lawrencian Mary O'Connell's latest book Dear Reader will satisfy adult and young adult reader alike. The story is told from a dual point of view. One narrator, misfit Catholic school student Flanner, goes alone to New York City in search of her missing English teacher Miss Sweeney, when the copy of Wuthering Heights she finds in her teacher's bag takes on a life of its own; it literally becomes Miss Sweeney's own tale of lost love, leaving clues to her whereabouts along the way. In her search, Flannery meets her own "Heath," who appears to have stepped right out of the pages of the novel. By turns, hilarious and moving, this book is just right! -- Recommended by Kelly
“Imaginative, exhilarating, genre-bending, and one of the best YA novels of the year.” —BookRiot
“An audacious tale. Like much classic literature and like growing up, reading this immersive novel is all about the experience.” —The Horn Book
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