I'm having trouble deciding if I liked this book or not. It had a great plot that really kept me reading, yet sometimes Mary(the main character) really annoyed me. She was very selfish. Also it was very sad and gruesome, but while I didn't like that, I did like it at the same time, it was interesting to read a book without a completly happy ending, where the romance is doomed almost from the start. I didn't like the take the book had on God, as though he didn't exist and the only thing you can have faith in is your dreams. All in all though it was an interesting read that was out of my element, something I normally would never pick up. Maybe that is another reason I didn't absolutly adore it. I would recommend reading it if you want to read something that is different from most books, that has an extremely bittersweet ending, and a fascinating plot.