When Alix's charismatic girlfriend, Swanee, dies from sudden cardiac arrest, Alix is overcome with despair. As she searches Swanee's room for mementos of their relationship, she finds Swanee's cell phone, pinging with dozens of texts sent from a mysterious contact, L.T. The most recent text reads: "Please tell me what I did. Please, Swan. Te amo. I love you." Shocked and betrayed, Alix learns that Swanee has been leading a double life - secretly dating a girl named Liana the entire time she's been with Alix. Alix texts Liana from Swanee's phone, pretending to be Swanee in order to gather information before finally meeting face-to-face to break the news.
Brought together by Swanee's lies, Alix and Liana become closer than they'd thought possible. But Alix is still hiding the truth from Liana. Alix knows what it feels like to be lied to - but will coming clean to Liana mean losing her, too?
©2014 Julie Anne Peters (P)2014 Hachette Audio
The plot line is probably the best part. Pretty touching. Moving? I'm not sure what the exact right word is to use but I kind of felt something.
I don't think I would exactly compare it to other books but if I had to make a reach (within my scope of knowledge) I might compare it to Hood by Emma Donoghue. It's similar in major plot themes, sorta kinda???
No, I haven't. I am not jazzed about this one though. Her voice is just not my style. I appreciate her hard work though!
If I was the crying sort maybe I would have? I'm basically dead inside though so don't go by me. This is a moving story.
Story about a girl athlete who dies suddenly and her girlfriend discovers she was going out with someone else at the same time, and a romance develops between the two. The story is pretty straight forward, aimed at young adult reader. It pleasant enough and the narration by Christine Larkin is excellent.
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