Meet Celeste. With no knowledge of where she came from, 5-year-old Celeste is a mystery to the system. Brought into a warm home, Celeste grows up never knowing her past or even her name.
What I liked: This is a very sweet story that draws you into a young girl’s life who doesn’t know anything about her past. I enjoyed traveling around with Celeste as she leaves her mark on individual lives throughout the story. You get to encounter friendships, a heart-breaking love story along with other pieces of this girl’s life. I enjoy how there is enough detail to see what’s going on, but yet not bogged down by too much. Very beautiful story. I really loved the ending and just the mystery that holds your attention as you wonder who Celeste truly is.
What I didn’t like: There really wasn’t a lot I didn’t like. It is a shorter book, but I keep that in mind as I’m reading any book. So of course the love stories are a bit rushed as weeks go by rather fast. There was one part where I was unsure who a couple characters were in the story—she probably mentioned them a couple times and Celeste wasn’t really close to them. But, I do remember wondering who they were. It didn’t distract me that much though—considering the story wasn’t really about those characters as much as Celeste and her journey.
Overall I really enjoyed this book—it held mystery, romance, and a sweet story-line all the way through. I recommend it highly!