A good, and powerfully moving story. I appreciated the author's sensitive handling of difficult, and timely topics without having the book feel preachy, or like an issues book. The characters are well developed, and I like that it's not about one saving or fixing the other, but about them supporting each other, and reaching out to others for the help that they need. There was no healing sex, no instant love, and no easy answers. It was a story that examined what it means to be brave, and how people move on after tragedy. There is no perfect happily ever after, but it doesn't prevent the story from having a more honest happy ending. One of my new favorite series.