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Don’t Bother Checking the Lost and Found

The conclusion to Jacquelyn Mitchard’s What We Saw at Night duology—What We Lost in the Dark—left Mandy C. longing for the light of day.

Don’t Bother Checking the Lost and Found

BOOK REPORT for What We Lost in the Dark (What We Saw at Night #2) by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Cover Story: Vague Suspense
BFF Charm: Eventually
Swoonworthy Scale: 5
Talky Talk: Did I Miss Something?
Bonus Factor: Awesome Grownups
Relationship Status: You Lost Me

The conclusion of the mystery that began in What We Saw at Night could probably have been condensed into a few chapters and added on to the end of the first book, rather than being stretched out into a whole second book. Not even the change in extreme sports from Parkour to free diving made What We Lost in the Dark feel like more than an afterthought.

(This review is for the second book in the What We Saw at Night duology, so beware spoilers. If you want to check out Meghan’s review of the first book, you can do so here.)

Check out my full review over at our series on Kirkus.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.