The Library of Lost Things

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Inkyard Press, Oct 8, 2019 - Young Adult Fiction - 352 pages
Fangirl meets Jane Austen in this deeply heartfelt love story about hiding the worst parts of ourselves, and the people who love us anyway.

"How could I open that door and let him see the messiest part of me?"

From the moment she first learned to read, literary genius Darcy Wells has spent most of her time living in the worlds of her books. There, she can avoid the crushing reality of her mother's hoarding and pretend her life is simply ordinary.

But then Asher Fleet, a former teen pilot with an unexpectedly shattered future, walks into the bookstore where she works...and straight into her heart. For the first time in her life, Darcy can't seem to find the right words. Fairy tales are one thing, but real love makes her want to hide behind her carefully constructed ink-and-paper wall.

Still, after spending her whole life keeping people out, something about Asher makes Darcy want to open up. But securing her own happily-ever-after will mean she'll need to stop hiding and start living her own truth--even if it's messy.

"A lovely tale for bookish readers that will give them all the feels." --Kirkus

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User Review  - JRlibrary - LibraryThing

This is not the first book I’ve read that involved a mom who was a hoarder. I really enjoyed Darcy’s self awareness growth and how she started to figure out her story. I also loved her relationship ... Read full review

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User Review  - HeatherLINC - LibraryThing

I loved "The Library of Lost Things"! It was seeped in words, had a book-loving protagonist and a sweet romance, so how could I not? I adored the quotes at the start of each chapter and how Barrie's ... Read full review

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Laura Taylor Namey is a Cuban-American Californian who can usuallybe found haunting her favorite coffee shops, drooling over leather jackets andwishing she was in London or Paris. She lives in San Diego with her husband,two superstar children and her beloved miniature schnauzer/muse. The Library of Lost Things is her firstnovel.

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