Okay, moving on! Second Chance Summer fits somewhere in between. While degrading it to Jodi Picoult standard would be downright insulting for the author whose writing I admire and whose characters were quite well-constructed and thoughtful, I don’t think the ‘cancer’ issue was handled well enough for the significant role
Don’t judge, but I’m going to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth in this review. …I rate cancer books (or coma/insert-terminal-or-near-death illness here) according to its weepy factor. ‘What’s the weepy factor?’ You may ask. And that, my fellow book-loving minions, is an excellent question.
A compulsively readable and sort-of realistic account of a teenage girl as she tries to deal with her grief. Technical Stuff Writing (Flow, Style, etc.): I don’t know why, but the first part of the book was super addictive. I got through it so quickly, even in the midst of