First off, I can see why a lot of people have enjoyed the book. That said, it was not for me. I never felt like there was sufficient basis for Alex and Brittany's love. Not that it could not be there. Just that based on what I was reading up to that point I had not arrived at that place where I believed
it. And that is very important for me when it comes to stories. Also, it felt like so much of their interaction throughout the book was less about getting to know each other than about Alex having sex with her and I am sorry, but no. I have little interest in reading that. I felt like so much more could have been done with this story and the characters.
I did love the ending though and that teacher.
Content advisory: Pervasive language used throughout, gang violence and related criminal activities, drug use and sexual content.