Love, Lucas by Chantele Sedgwick
Oakley Nelson just lost her brother, Lucas. She thinks she might never recover. When her mother decides to spend some time in California with Aunt Jo, Oakley jumps at the chance to try something different. In Jo’s beach house Oakley finds some solace and when her mom hands her a notebook full of letters from Lucas. Through the letters and a cute surfer named Carson, Oakley just might start to be able to live without her best friend. Yep, you guessed it. There were tears. Chantele Sedgwick has created an authentic, emotional look at loss and grieving. I would recommend this touching novel.