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A Fantastic Debut
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
In LET'S GET LOST by Adi Alsaid, Leila is on a road trip to see the Northern Lights, and along the way, she comes across four other teens at crossroads in their lives. Hudson and Leila have an instant connection, and she arrives the day before the most important interview of his life. After leaving Hudson, Leila picks up Bree--a runaway who is trying to make every day an adventure in order to forget the pain she left behind. Next, Leila runs into Elliot as he is determined to make his life follow the script of a 1980s romantic comedy, but he's in despair because others can't be relied upon to speak the right lines. Finally, Leila finds Sonia who is in mourning after losing the love of her life, but Sonia is also wondering if life can only have one great love. Finally, there is Leila's own story and the culmination of her quest to find her own answers.

I was absolutely enthralled by this book. Adi Alsaid's YA novel has the perfect blend of compelling plot, sympathetic and interesting characters, excellent dialogue, a bit of mystery, a lot of humor, and some heart-wrenching moments. I zipped through LET'S GET LOST in one day--staying up way past my bedtime to read it--and I can't say enough good things about it. I was sad when Leila's road trip came to an end.

Kudos to Adi Alsaid on a great novel. I look forward to more from him!
Good Points
An excellent road trip adventure

Great characters
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