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I Have Lost My Way

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A fateful accident draws three strangers together over the course of a single day:

Freya who has lost her voice while recording her debut album.

Harun who is making plans to run away from everyone he has ever loved. 

Nathaniel who has just arrived in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. 

As the day progresses, their secrets start to unravel and they begin to understand that the way out of their own loss might just lie in help­ing the others out of theirs. 

An emotionally cathartic story of losing love, finding love, and dis­covering the person you are meant to be, I Have Lost My Way is best­selling author Gayle Forman at her finest.


Praise for I Have Lost My Way

In Forman’s wonderfully deft hands, this story of friendship, love, loss and redemption becomes so much more. I Have Lost My Way is a beautifully written love song to every young person who has ever moved through fear and found themselves on the other side.
— Jacqueline Woodson, author of the National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming
Elegant and understated.... A celebration of the lifesaving power of human connection.
Publishers Weekly, starred review
Stunning doesn’t even begin to say it.
Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Tightly woven and, in places, heartbreaking, this is a masterful exploration of human emotion.
Booklist
An absolute gem.
School Library Journal
A stirring reminder of the great risks of isolation and the immense solace and power that community—even with virtual strangers—can bring.
Horn Book magazine
The beloved author returns to the genre that made her famous.
Cosmopolitan
Heartwrenching... If you are ready to be emotionally wrecked yet again, you are in luck.
Hypable
If ever you needed proof that YA is not just for teenagers, this novel, rooted as it is in life’s unavoidable messy reality and told through the often-quiet reflections of three strangers who crashed into each other’s lives through fate or coincidence, is it.
Culture Fly
[Forman’s] prose cuts to the heart of the human condition... This book is packed with loneliness, betrayal, heartbreak, and other pain—but instead of wanting to fling yourself into the nearest pillow for a good cry-fest, Forman somehow makes the reader feel hopeful.
Forever Young Adult
Forman’s latest is a captivating read filled with heartfelt, raw emotion and tension... While exploring the theme of loss, Forman delivers one powerful read.
RT Book Reviews
Over …. 12 hours, the three [characters] share with each other the losses that have left them wounded. Forman masterfully, slowly reveals each character’s “order of loss,” leading up to the novel’s perfect, dramatic finale.
The Buffalo News
Forman, author of IF I STAY, I WAS HERE and numerous other books, is a master of the young-adult voice, creating empathetic, well-rounded characters facing believable problems. At 256 pages, the book is a breeze to read—you’ll only wish Forman made the story last a little longer.
Cleveland Times

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