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Reviewed by Chris Fischer for Readers' Favorite
In a story that is in turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, Seven Days to Goodbye, the first book in a planned series by debut author Sheri S. Levy, readers will find themselves completely immersed in a book that is hard to put down. Follow protagonist Trina, a wonderful girl, who has gone through the difficult experience of losing her beloved dog. To combat that feeling, she decides to raise service dogs; she'll never have to lose a dog to death again, and she'll get to have new puppies all the time. But when the last week comes before she has to release her first service dog, Sydney, she realizes that her plan is not working the way she envisioned. Trina's best friend, Sarah, has also been going through major changes, and that doesn't make the situation any easier. Will Trina's heart be broken again? You'll need to read the book to find out.
I very much enjoyed Seven Days to Goodbye. Author Sheri S. Levy has done a fantastic job in writing a book with a great deal of appeal, especially for a person who loves dogs and has had a profound relationship with an animal. The author's ability to create characters that her readers will connect with, relate to, and truly care about is exemplary, and certainly a hallmark of a very skilled author. I highly recommend Seven Days to Goodbye to any young adult reader who loves an emotional story or who loves dogs and animals. I am also looking forward to reading more from the very promising author, Sheri S. Levy. I certainly hope that she's hard at work on the second installment of this series as I write!