Reviews

Once you begin Missing Pieces, you will not be able to put it down until you find the missing pieces in the Sadler family. – Bailey Sannan, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Great read. Very emotional. – Lisa Houston, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Laura Pearson's writing is sharp, breathtakingly sad and poignant. – Kathleen Bulgin, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Gripping, tragic and thrilling. – Michelle McDonald, NetGalley Reviewer, Books on the Book Shelf

It takes the reader on a journey from the depiction of visceral, absolute grief, to the possibility of redemption. – John Quays, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Laura Pearson's writing is exquisite and lyrical. – Rebecca Williams, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

I could not put it down. – Stacy Walker, NetGalley Reviewer, 4 stars

This is a book that does not shy away from grief; in fact, it stares grief full in the face. – Megan Bidmead, meganbidmean.com,

This is one of the saddest stories I’ve read this year. – Lolly K, Book Stalker Blog

This novel is an emotionally charged story - a debut from a natural born writer. – Sheila Easson, East Yorks

The author wrote this from her heart & you feel it on every page. – Rhonda Lomazow, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Pearson manages this complex issue with sensitivity, grace, and emotional literacy. – Rachael Smart, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

This is an author to watch.... I would put Laura Pearson in the Jodi Picoult category.... she’s just that good! - Audrelyn Bowers – NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Pearson explores the subtleties of familial relationships, the fragility of children’s thoughts and emotions, and the way that trauma during childhood can have an effect long after the event has passed. – Hannah England, Working Life

I found this book to be an excellent example of contemporary fiction. – Cathie Salvo, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

A very moving read, with emotion and brings you to tears. – Peah King, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

I can’t recommend this book highly enough. I couldn’t put it down! – Eileen Keene, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

A truly beautiful read. – Jaqueline Crookston, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

This is a heartbreaking read but you will be hooked to the very end. – Claire Reader, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

A harrowing, emotional and simply heartbreaking read, I cried through the majority of the book. – Amanda Wray, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Heart breaking book but written with so much compassion from all characters and from various different viewpoints. – Annette Thomas, NetGalley Reviewer, 4 stars

A well written truly moving tale. – Lucy Woods, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Firstly WOW! What a story, I absolutely couldn't put it down. – Nicola Tiffin, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

What a superb debut from Laura Pearson - she is going to be an author to look out for. – Howard Farmer, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Calling all Book Clubs - this is the one for you! – Joan Marriott, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

This is one of those books that once you read it, you can’t get it out of your mind. – Janine Rowe, Janine’s Cool Cats & Reviews

The characterisation is flawless and Esme crept into my heart. For a debut novel this is astoundingly beautiful. – Melanie Vout, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

I found this book to be heartbreaking and heart lifting in equal measure. – Cassie Diggins, Book Groups Blog

I'm almost lost for words after reading this novel. What can I say because I don't think the word emotional quite covers it. – Chantelle Hazelden, NetGalley Reviewer, 4 stars

Such brilliant descriptions of the characters made them feel like friends and such a moving story made it impossible not to feel real emotion for them. – Moe Gregory, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Wow, wow, wow! This book was AH-mazing! – Caitlin Carter, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

This book will tear your heart out. – Amanda Williams, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Wow. A very emotional book but a clever one. – Patricia Hooper, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

This was a book which did not leave my hand. – Tracy Mckay, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Oh, my! This is a heartbreaking read. It's so, so good whilst also leaving you slightly broken. – Sharon Adari, NetGalley Reviewer, 4 stars

This is a beautifully written story. Very poignant. – Alison Rawlinson, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

An excellent, moving, and unforgettable novel. – Joan Hill, ChickLit Club

Unputdownable! – Nneka Isiadinso, Health Plus

Wow what an amazing debut book. Straight away it captures your heart, it is so beautifully written and impossible to put down.’ – Amanda Gussin, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Missing Pieces is a truly gripping read and will stay with me for a long time. – Jean Haylett, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

This is definitely in my top 10 books ever. I will NEVER forget it! – Adele Shea, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Brilliant book, gives you tears and emotions. – Amy Claire, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Wow. What a book. This is gripping and I couldn’t put the book down. – Tracey Shults, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

This book is so well written, I couldn't find fault with it at all. – Louise Douchars, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Ultimately, this is the story of the power and devastation of unrequited guilt. – Nan Williams, NetGalley Reviewer, 4 stars

Wow! Missing Pieces is gripping, heartbreaking and I did not want to put it down. – Sherri Thacker, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars

Missing Pieces is one of the most moving books of the year. – Lucille Grant, NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars