Sweethearts by Sara Zarr

This was a beautifully written book about the lasting relationship between Jenifer and Cameron, childhood friends.

Cameron has a rough childhood, with what is alluded to as a very abusive home. Jenifer was an overweight kid that was often picked on. They were their only friends. Cameron suddenly disappears, and Jenifer is led to believe he has died.

Fast forward to high school and Jenifer has lost her baby weight and has become Jenna. She’s now one of the popular kids and has the normal life she always wanted. Suddenly, her best friend from so long ago starts making appearances, forcing her to relive one birthday from so long ago, when she met Cameron’s father.

The ending left me feeling short of breath, but it fit and was a true ending.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s