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Apr 09 2015

Reckless by Danielle Weiler

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Ranga Books, 2013. ISBN: 9780987546708
(Age: 16+) Highly recommended. Sexual scenes. Milly Benton wants it all to go away. Wants all the nightmares and fears to go. She wants an end to her parent's grief and all of the questions about how she is going to spend the rest of her life to go away as well. Her parents try one last hope of sending Milly away to her annoyingly helpful aunt and three cousins' home in the country. Milly, bitter about the way life has been to her, has stopped dreaming of a beautiful future. Someone from her childhood comes back into her life, just as broken as she is. Can they help each other overcome their pasts?
This genre is becoming wildly popular as of late, and they just keep getting better. It was wonderful to read and really intriguing. It took me a bit to really get into Reckless as the beginning really was not something I was interested in but I powered through and really enjoyed how Danielle Weiler told Milly's life. I felt sympathetic with the main characters and really loved reading about how they evolved within the story.
Cecilia Richards

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