You Have Seven Messages
It's been a year since Luna's mother, the fashion-model wife of a successful film director, was hit and killed by a taxi in New York's East Village. Luna, her father, and her little brother, Tile, are still struggling with grief.When Luna goes to clean out her mother's old studio, she's stunned... show more
It's been a year since Luna's mother, the fashion-model wife of a successful film director, was hit and killed by a taxi in New York's East Village. Luna, her father, and her little brother, Tile, are still struggling with grief.When Luna goes to clean out her mother's old studio, she's stunned to find her mom's cell phone there—charged and holding seven unheard messages. As Luna begins to listen to them, she learns more about her mother's life than she ever wanted to know . . . and she comes to realize that the tidy tale she's been told about her mother's death may not be the whole truth.
Publish date: September 11th 2012
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Young Adult Contemporary
I liked the idea behind this book. A year after her (model) mum’s death, main character Luna finds her mum’s phone, fully charged, and with seven voice mail messages on it. She then discovers something about her mother’s life that could change hers forever. I really really liked it, but in the end i...
This was a weird one. The main character is an odd mix of naivete and experience. She is 15, but only just gets her first bra (and her fashion model mother died when she was 14, so that's not really the issue, I wouldn't imagine.) Her voice sounds really young, but then she talks about having seen p...
So Luna's Mom has died and she's grieving with her father and younger brother Tile. She just turned fifteen and went over to her Mom's studio to clean it out when she comes across her mother's cell phone that was charging and has seven messages. Nothing makes sense about her Mom's death so she's got...
"But how do you really know what's true? Is there some big book of truth?" "The book is here." She placed her hand where my heart is.Imagine discovering what you thought was true about your family might be nothing more than a lie? Fifteen year old Luna, who lives in Central Park West, is still gr...