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Loud Awake and Lost

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Teen aims to recover memories in mature psychological tale.

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LOUD AWAKE AND LOST covers less toxic territory than author Adele Griffin's recent All You Never Wanted, and the characters, while flawed, are more appealing. Some readers will find Ember's psychological odyssey so compelling that they'll immediately start again from the beginning to pick up the hints pointing to the resolution. Others will find the wanderings through her own mind so convoluted that they give up or wonder whether the conclusion's a sufficient payoff for all the angst. Teens who like cooking, dance, or New York will get lots of interesting detail.

Book Details

  • Author: Adele Griffin
  • Genre: Emotions
  • Topics: Arts and Dance , Friendship , High School
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • Publication date: November 12, 2013
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 17
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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