- Release Date : September 1st 2015
- Genre : Contemporary
- Pages : 320
- Publisher : Delacorte Books For Young Readers
To Madeline Whittier the world is a stranger. She suffers from a rare illness that makes her allergic to…everything. She has classes, the internet and mom to keep her connected, but when a troubled family with a curious boy moves next door she realizes she could have more.
I went into this novel thinking it would focus on a romance between Olly and Maddy, but the story focuses more on Maddy’s coming-of-age. For me this book was all about Maddy and the romance didn’t quite do it for me. I was more drawn to how Yoon wrote Maddy’s inner conflicts. As the reader you know the risks she takes to be normal are bad for her, but you still want her to take the chance….