by Sarah Guillory
Reviewed by The Book Dealer
I had the pleasure of meeting and introducing Sarah Guillory at the Louisiana State University YA Lit Conference this summer. I raced to find the book online, and once I began reading, I couldn’t stop.
The story begins with Jenna Oliver, a girl who is dealing with the death of her beloved grandfather (Pops) and the subsequent downward spiral of her mother due to losing her father. Jenna feels the weight of guilt, as she was not with him at the time of his death; she was with a young man who charmed her into leaving the hospital to spend time with him.
Now, Jenna doesn’t have time to get involved with one boy, let alone two. She is bound and determined to escape her small hometown of Solitude and make sure she doesn’t make the same mistakes as her mother.…