It's like everyone around you has a copy of the script of life, but no one gave it to you so you have to go in blind and hope you can muddle your way through. And you'll be wrong most of the time.

The Girl He Used to Know, Tracey Garvis Graves

Read it for the loss and grief of Sadie, it was brutal like a sharp slap across the face each time she gave voice to her memories. Clearer than this is the slim piece of hope and fulfilment both Sadie and the reader receive at the book’s end.