Praise for The Number 7


In this fresh take on a familiar paradigm, a sensitive teen inherits a well-kept family secret touching on Sweden's role in World War II that's profoundly affected her family. Insightful and compassionate storytelling. - Kirkus Reviews

Louisa and her family were shattered when her mother died of breast cancer … .Debut author Lidh skillfully incorporates information about Swedish history into the gripping story of Louisa's ancestors … .Louisa's grief is portrayed with honesty, as is her gradual reconnection with her father and sister. - Publishers Weekly

The story is interesting and highlights a part of World War II history that isn't often addressed. Strengths include a light romance, some interesting historical references, and strong pacing. – School Library Journal

Thank you for reminding me that the history we are taught is not all the history that is. - Dodie Ownes, School Library Journal Teen

This book provided me the best of both worlds in my favorite genres of historical fiction and YA.  I found myself really enjoying it.Twin Spin Online Review

Definitely a novel you don't see every day on the shelves. - Editor Review, YA Book Central

A tragic tale but also a hopeful one. -Natalie, Book Lovers Life