If I hadn’t read previous books by Tudor Robins I would have loved this book more. The other books I’ve read were so amazing, that the bar for this one was very high. And unfortunately, I didn’t like this book as much for one reason: Chris. It was so annoying that he was so oblivious, I wanted to shake him and tell him to wake up and see how amazing Tilly is. I guess Tudor Robins just portrayed a realistic picture of a young man growing up, and I (as a bystander looking in and with a lot more life experience) can see things he can’t.
So me being annoyed by Chris isn’t the authors fault. She has the amazing ability to write about emotions and make you feel what each character is feeling and thinking. This is an amazingly well written book, with a very authentic voice for each individual character. That deserves 5 stars and a high recommendation, but if I’m honest, I can only give 4 stars, because there were a couple of times where I had to put the book down and walk away due to my frustration with Chris. That impacted my overall enjoyment of the book