Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Allegedly, by Tiffany D. Jackson
A grueling story that doesn't even have the heart to reward the reader in the end. One could make the argument that Jackson eschews a happy ending in the interest of realism, but Mary becomes such an unsympathetic character that I really considered tossing the book in the last fifty pages. Your results may vary and if you DO find Mary to be worth the trouble, then you'll get a pretty good story of survival and how much a child can endure, even if she falls victim to her flaws in the end.