#8 Life, Loss, and Lemonade
Life, Loss, and Lemonade (Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair)
#8 Life, Loss, and Lemonade
Laurie Friedman, Natasha Shaloshvili
As freshman year winds down, April has a lot to look forward to, including getting her driving permit and spending the summer with her quirky almost-boyfriend, Leo. But she also knows her grandmother, Gaga, doesn't have much time left. On top of that, her closest friend, Sophie, is moving away. April struggles to make sense of everything. Does it matter if you stay positive while losing a loved one to cancer? What do you do when you're caught between friends keeping secrets? How do you know whether an important decision is the right one? Most importantly, what would Gaga say to do when life hands you lemons?

Book Details


  • Chick Lit
  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Series

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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In the book Life, Loss, and Lemonade, the main character, April, is faced with a variety of different issues that involve her family members and dearest friends. The first issue she encounters is her best friend moving somewhere far away from her. April doesn't want her best friend to leave her behind because she's been with her through thick and thin. Friendships are meant to last forever, right? April and her best friend eventually start to discuss future plans that involve them seeing each other again, but then death comes to them. Well technically, their grandmother.

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