Under the Mesquite

By Ally, Teen Lit Rocks

The relationship Lupita shares with her mother is beautiful. The way they understand each other can be compared to two best friends.

The heartache, and joy in this book really changes your emotions from one chapter to the next. Once Lupita steps into her mothers shoes, you can tell how much she admires her for everything she does for them. With all the love from her siblings and father, Lupita learns to let go and that life goes on. This book fills your heart with love, sadness and what it really means to grow up.