“This time round, despite what will inevitably come after, I will be honest. It’s the only hope I have.”
– Nina De Pass, The Year After You
I requested this book from Net Galley to review, it was one of my very first advance reader copies, the cover art alone peaked my interest. Then I read the synopsis and thought it would be a interesting and easy read.
THIS BOOK HAS SHAKEN ME TO THE CORE!
I have taken a week to gather my thoughts since finishing it and will try and explain them as coherently as possible.
Before I begin, I’d just like to say that this review contains thoughts and opinions that may spoil the plot. There are topics covered in this story that may be triggering to you such as: PTSD, grief, suicide and survivors guilt.
As a preface to the main story, the main character Cara survives a horrific car accident on New Years Eve, but her best friend Georgina does not.
The story begins nine months after the accident, Cara is struggling, she is consumed by guilt and grief. Her mum has sent her to a Swiss boarding school in the hopes that it will be a fresh start.
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