Audrey can’t leave the house. she can’t even take off her dark glasses inside the house.
Then her brother’s friend Linus stumbles into her life. With his friendly, orange-slice smile and his funny notes, he starts to entice Audrey out again – well, Starbucks is a start.And with Linus at her side, Audrey feels like she can do the things she’d thought were too scary. Suddenly, finding her way back to the real world seems achievable.
Be prepared to laugh, dream and hope with Audrey as she learns that even when you feel like you have lost yourself, love can still find you . . .
I am a huge fan of Sophie Kinsella and was over the moon to see she had a YA book coming out. I was even more chuffed to find out I had been approved by the publisher too receive an advanced readers e copy of this book for an honest review
This is my honest review
So the protagonist is 14 year Audrey Turner who suffers social anxiety and depression who refuses to leave the house and wears dark sunglasses all the time even in the house. The plot mainly centers around Audrey and her family who are an amazing bunch of characters who I enjoyed reading around.
The relationship between Linus and Audrey was so heartwarming and lovely to read and see develop.
Finding Audrey has plenty of weighty moments as well as many laugh out loud moments and I felt it dealt with the serious issue of Social Anxiety fine but only just touched on to why/ what happened to Audrey for this to happen. I think that this element of the story needed developing a bit more in my opinion
I am ranking this 4 stars, I struggled whether to give 3.5 stars but I think Kinsellas wit and great writing style saved it.
4 of 5 stars