The Summer of Letting Go by Gae Polisner
Publishing date: March 25, 2014
After four years, 16 year old Frankie still blames herself for her brother's death. Suffering from this guilt, Frankie watches as the boy she loves falls for her best friend, and her father and mother start to move on separately. Lost in the mess of her summer, the only thing making her happy is four year old Frankie Sky, the little boy she meets who shares her name, and resembles her brother so closely Frankie starts to question how much she really knows about death and life itself. Extremely intriguing, THE SUMMER OF LETTING GO is full of relatable characters that leap off the pages, and moments that will make you both smile and cry along with Frankie and everyone else who weaves in and out of her life.