THE LIBRARY of LOST and FOUND by Phaedra Patrick

The Library of Lost and Found

A librarian’s discovery of a mysterious book sparks the journey of a lifetime in the delightful new novel from the international bestselling author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper 

Martha Storm is a book lover and works at the library. Not in the position she wants, but she has come to terms with not getting what she wants. She is what I would call a doormat. Everyone uses her and she just lets them. 

She is also a bit depressed it seems. Her joy for life never found after the loss of her beloved best friend and grandmother. To this day she isn’t sure what happened to Zelda except her mother telling her she died.

And a lie is a lie until it isn’t. When the universe conspires to right the wrongs And that is what happens to mousey Martha. One day a book shows up on her doorstep and suddenly she isn’t sure if her grandmother is dead or not. In the book are all of the stories they made up and the date in the inscription doesn’t match what she knows of when her grandmother died.

For me this was when things got interesting. I was a little peeved at Martha for being such a little mouse but I am glad I stuck with her because it was a fun ride. I cried for her and her grandmother. A poignant and moving story of families and love.

So many secrets in a family just fester and darken over time and when Martha finds out all the truths, it is truly a beautiful thing to behold!

NetGalley/ March 26th 2019 by Park Row


8 responses to “THE LIBRARY of LOST and FOUND by Phaedra Patrick”

  1. kellyluvsreadin Avatar

    This sounds interesting. I like books about mysterious books. I’ll have to keep an eye out for it.

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  2. And a lie is a lie until it isn’t. When the universe conspires to right the wrongs And that is what happens to mousey Martha.

    Sounds like a great premise. I’m going to look this one up.

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  3. Well, this is interesting. I just downloaded The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper and will see how that goes first. I love the title though. We shall see if I can get to it. Too many books, not enough time.

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  4. Oh this sounds absolutely wonderful. I will keep a lookout for it. Beautiful review 😍

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  5. I love books about libraries, bookstores and books, especially mysterious ones. Great review, will need to check this one out for sure.

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