Gah. I love troubled and emotional teens in contemporaries.
Bless this book. It was heartbreaking and uplifting and I just loved it. The story is told is from two alternating perspectives, which I just ADORE in books and which Brigid nailed in this story. The first perspective is Rob, whose father just tried to kill himself. Except he failed, so he’s now stuck with severe nerve damage, unable to move or speak. And the reason he tried to kill himself is because he was caught stealing money from his clients, who trusted him with their savings. So now Rob and his mother are left with nothing, hated by the the rest of the town, living in an empty house and caring for the man who lost them everything.Read More »