Review: The Last Little Blue Envelope

Title: The Last Little Blue Envelope
Author: Maureen Johnson

Ginny Blackstone thought that the biggest adventure of her life was behind her. She spent last summer traveling around Europe, following the tasks her aunt Peg laid out in a series of letters before she died. When someone stole Ginny’s backpack-and the last little blue envelope inside-she resigned herself to never knowing how it was supposed to end.
Months later, a mysterious boy contacts Ginny from London, saying he’s found her bag. Finally, Ginny can finish what she started. But instead of ending her journey, the last letter starts a new adventure-one filled with old friends, new loves, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Ginny finds she must hold on to her wits . . . and her heart. This time, there are no instructions.

And the sequel to this awesometastic duo of books. Yes, awesometastic. I made it up, and it’s an awesometastic word.

Anyways, haha, I loved this book too.

Ginny is trying to get her university applications together when some guy from London contacts her saying that he found her back pack, and the last envelope. Determined to finish her quest, she leaves America once more to spend her winter break in London, ready to complete her quest. Unfortunately, there’s a catch, and his name is Oliver. Hard as steel, with little to no emotions, Ginny finds herself in a conundrum as Oliver ventures on this adventure with her. On the other side of the page though, there’s Keith who’s fighting for Ginny… or is he? However, whether Keith or Oliver is going, Ginny is determined to finish what she started.

Again, another great book by Maureen Johnson! I loved this book, mainly because of the conflict that happens between Ginny as Keith, her new friend Ellis, and Oliver accompany her on her quest. It’s interesting to see Ginny bond with Ellis, who is the first (sane) girl who Gin talks to in England. Also, it’s interesting to see her break apart Oliver and Keith’s fight as we all grow ever curious as to who she’s going to end up with, and if they’re enough to make her stay for good in England, or even in Europe.

Plot: 4.5/5
Characters: 4/5
World Building: 5/5
Cover: 5/5
Overall: 4.5/5
GoodReads Rating: 3.91/5

Quotes:
“It’s always easier to say good-bye when you know it’s just a prelude to hello.”
-Narrator

“Who runs a combination cat shelter and hostel?” Keith asked. “With the cat shelter being the primary function? Only people who want to kill you with an axe and then put you in the garden and build a shed on you, that’s who.”
-Keith

“You want to play?” Ellis yelled. “All right, then! I played a lot of video games as a kid, bitches!”
“There!” Oliver yelled. “That way! Toward Boulevard Périphérique. There! There!”
The car swerved abruptly to the right. Ginny heard Keith swear for a solid ten seconds.”
-Ellis and Oliver

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