Review Detail

 
Young Adult Indie
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0

An emotional tale.

A intense story of finding hope in the worst circumstances.

The Story:
Ivy's life has been anything but easy. Her father is demanding and abusive to both her and her mother, but there's no way out. Until he dies.
They never saw it coming. Suddenly, secrets were coming to life that they were never supposed to know. Ivy soon realizes her father was not the man she thought he was. When she meets the kids orphaned by the same accident that killed her father, she starts to think maybe he did leave something good behind for her. In his death, maybe he gave her a true family.

What I loved:
Ivy is incredibly strong for everything she's gone through. I rooted for her until the very end, hoping she reached some level of happiness. I enjoyed seeing how fried affects people in different ways. The secrets are unravelled brilliantly. Intriguing doesn't even begin to describe the plot.

What was just okay:
The romance part of it. I didn't feel the connection between the two characters and empathized with her mother as she tried to keep them apart.

Final Verdict:
An interesting story filled with mystery and enough intrigue to keep you reading late into the night.

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