I absolutely loved this book! I could NOT put it down! Even once I had guessed the ending, I still found it so gripping.
Koomson develops these characters - from their 15 year old selves to their adult forms, and we can feel really in touch with both characters...it's very easy to feel emotional when these characters are trying to overcome these difficulties.
Dorothy Koomson has managed to touch on a few serious subjects such as domestic violence and rape. I originally thought this might make the book somewhat distasteful - luckily I was wrong...the author truly portrays these issues without attempting to glamorize them, as many authors do.
I would DEFINITELY recommend this book to anyone who loves a gripping, heart wrenching read. I was truly impressed with this book, and I can't wait to read some of her other titles!