The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo

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“Love does that. It makes you feel infinite and invincible, like the whole world is open to you, anything is achievable, and each day will be filled with wonder. Maybe it’s the act of opening yourself up, letting someone else in— or maybe it’s the act of caring so deeply about another person that it expands your heart.”

Lucy and Gabe met in university on a day that impacted their lives in a very significant way. They become intent to live a life of purpose but their own paths diverge and they end up meeting again a year later, which feels like fate. However, Gabe  soon embarks on a career in photojournalism and moves to the Middle East, while Lucy stays in New York. Over the next decade they lead very different lives but the connection they had during their time together never fades. Continue reading “The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo”