So... Does anyone have a cure for a serious case of book hangover? Let me know... It has been DAYS since I finished reading this crazy book and I just can't seem to let it go. I already told Ella that I love her work but that I was skeptical about how much I would enjoy this book. To come completely clean, I probably would have passed this book by without some serious persuasion or a really good sale.
Hear me now.
YOU NEED TO BUY THIS BOOK
Ella took everything I thought this book would be and turned it on its head. I loved the characters, the mystery, and the dynamic that this taboo subject of teacher/student relationships can have when seen from another point of view.
From experiences my friends have had, I know that this type of thing happens. Although the men are usually much younger in age and closer to the age of the girl, I still struggle as someone who has worked with youth for over 10 years to come to grips with why ANY ADULT would be alright with this type of relationship. I know that there might be some differences of opinion on this but no matter how much I tried to hate Addison and her teacher, I just couldn't get there.
All that aside, this is really a love story. You will learn how Addison got to this place in her life and why she has been through more in her 18 years than some have in their entire lives. This book was a solid 5 stars for me. I'm really hoping that there are other books down the road out of these amazing characters she has created...
Buy it NOW!!!