This was a nice fluffy contemporary perfect for my vacation in the tropics. As many YA’s start, we have a girl who’s moved to a new school for some reason or another. In this case, after Jessies mother’s death her father remarries, dragging them across country to move in with his new wife in LA and Jessie is thrown into a world she knows nothing about.
One of the downsides of the book was its easily transparent ending. From the start I knew who S/N was and I’m no genius. It just felt all a bit too easy, like the author didn’t have enough faith in the readers to figure it out on their own along the way, (or maybe the lack of patience in today’s society led her to believe we couldn’t wait till the end for the big reveal.). So she gave us large clues, which took a bit of the mystery out of it.
However in saying that, the book was still plenty enjoyable and worth the read. It touches on some important life events, like the death of a parent and dealing with the remaining parent remarrying, including the difficulties of becoming a blended family, changing schools, starting over and of friendships; old, new, and growing apart.
My rating: 3/5