Dear Emmie Blue by Lia Louis is a most beautiful contemporary novel about friendship, love and being lost.
The novel is beautifully written and very emotionally charged. It is about feeling lost and longing to belong.
I loved Emmie Blue, the main character with her huge heart and her searching for a home. Setbacks did not keep her down. Her heart and her huge capacity to love kept her going when most of us would have been floored. She brought out the maternal mothering gene in me as I just wanted to wrap my arms around her and give her a home.
A family is all Emmie Blue desires – a family to love and to be loved. There are some beautiful friendships within the novel. There are friendships that will self-sacrifice for love.Continue reading