Everything We Lost by Valerie Geary

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Read Everything We Lost Online Free - Lucy Durant was only fourteen-years-old when she lost her older brother. First to his paranoid delusions as he became increasingly obsessed with UFOs and government conspiracies. Then, permanently, when he walked into the desert outside Bishop, California, and never returned.

Now on the tenth anniversary of Nolan's mysterious disappearance, Lucy is still struggling with guilt and confusion--her memories from that period are blurry and obscured by time, distance, and alcohol. Now an adult, she's stuck in a holding pattern, hiding out at her father's house, avoiding people, and doing whatever she can to keep herself from thinking about Nolan. But when a series of unsettling events leads Lucy back to Bishop, she is forced to reconcile with her estranged mother and come to terms with the tangled memories of her past to discover what really happened to her brother all those years ago.

Told in Lucy and Nolan's alternating voices, Everything We Lost is a psychological mystery exploring family, beliefs, obsessions, the nature of memory, and fear of the unknown--a haunting, compelling story that will resonate with readers long after the last page is turned.



Title : Everything We Lost
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ISBN : 0062566423
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 480 pages


Reviews


Sara rated it ★★★★☆

September 18, 2017

Well, this was unexpected! A story about belief and belonging, as well as reality and the strength of rationality vs. faith in the face of uncertainty, Geary's latest novel takes a look into the heart of what it means to be human in the context of an unknowable universe. And, of course, there are...


Susan rated it ★★☆☆☆

June 26, 2017

I really thought I would like this book more but it just didn't provide the story I thought it would. I'm not sure if it was supposed to be science fiction or a mystery - it was like the author couldn't decide which way to go. You didn't get any closure - you don't find out what actually happened...


Coleen rated it ★★★★☆

September 16, 2017

Even though I have never been much of a sci-fi fan and never been intrigued by UFO's, I was interested in reading this mystery. The disappearance of a 16 year old high school boy, Nolan, who has not been found for ten years when his sister, Lucy, two years younger, decides she is going to investi...


Donna rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 16, 2017

2.5 stars


Peg rated it ★★★☆☆

June 27, 2017

Thanks to the publisher, William Morrow, via LibraryThing, for an Uncorrected Proof of this novel in exchange for my honest opinion. Valerie Geary is a new author for me. She has written what is billed as a psychological thriller but seemed more like a coming-of-age drama about paranoia and UFO's....


Carole rated it ★★☆☆☆

June 19, 2017

A bit too relentlessly depressing.


Samantha rated it ★★★★☆

August 27, 2017

Summary from Goodreads: "Lucy Durant was only fourteen-years-old when she lost her older brother. First to his paranoid delusions as he became increasingly obsessed with UFOs and government conspiracies. Then, permanently, when he walked into the desert outside Bishop, California, and never return...


Lori L rated it ★★★★★

August 17, 2017

Everything We Lost by Valerie Geary is a very highly recommended psychological thriller/coming-of-age family drama. On December 5, 1999, sixteen-year-old Nolan Durant left his home in Bishop, California, with a backpack and several hundred dollars in cash. He never returned. Ten years later Lucy,...


Kathy rated it ★★★★☆

August 21, 2017

Everything We Lost by Valerie Geary is an intriguing mystery that explores UFOs, extraterrestrial and government conspiracies. This compelling novel centers around the still unresolved disappearance of then sixteen year old Nolan Durrant, whose increasingly erratic and paranoid behavior and intra...


Sue rated it ★★★★☆

August 29, 2017

This is a very interesting novel that I could class as a coming-of- age story more than a psychological thriller but no matter what classification you put it into, it's a great readable story. The book is told in alternating chapters by Lucy in present day (10 years after her brother disappeared)...





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