I loved both the characters of Ariel and Maya. Both characters were amazing written. They were both vulnerable and interesting but true to life. The storyline was fresh and raw while still being moving.Ariel and Maya’s stories came together beautifully almost like a puzzle snapping together. I was a little disappointed in the ending but not enough to really affect how I felt about the book.
This book demonstrates how a slice of life book can be just as enthralling as any thriller or mystery. A definitely must read for those that love a good down on their luck story. However, I think everyone should give this one a try. I have already ordered several more of Ellen Hopkins’ books and can not wait to dig into the next one.