Ugly pink/orange highlighter flashy cover aside…
Maeve, a character that suffers from anxiety, and has a habit of Googling facts. One such instance being bus accidents and death, since she was traveling by bus to Vancouver to stay with her Dad for six months while her mom was in Haiti.
I actually learned something from this book, though! That the “Keep Calm And Carry On” posters you might’ve seen exploding around on the internet a few years ago were actually orignally propaganda from World War II with Hitler and stuff and that SERIOUSLY BLEW MY FREAKING MIND. Suddenly glad I didn’t really own anything with that written on it, anyway, carrying on… *ahem*
Maeve’s Dad is pretty messed up, alcoholic, drug user, and has even cheated on Maeve’s biological mother which caused the dissolve of their marriage.
While this book has many, many facts and statistics about death, it’s also pretty damn funny like the time Maeve caught her Mom’s boyfriend naked in the kitchen and went on about old man dick.
It’s a super cute book and Salix is absolutely wonderful to Maeve and understanding her condition but….