This is the New Adultiest book I’ve read in a while. I give it credit for sucking me into a world of college seniors, with their hanging out at bars, bungee jumping, group breakfasts, detailed outfits, and cutesy nicknames. And I fully admit that it made me feel old. But this isn’t about me!
Memory Thibodeaux survived a brain tumor when she was young, and since then she’s been living life to the fullest. She’s a Cajun girl, and I could hear her accent so strongly. The author didn’t write “sounds like” dialect, she got the point across with Memory’s cadence of speech and occasional smattering of French Creole. Memory has a group of friends who have been together since their freshman year at a college in Texas, and they know her as the party girl, always up for a dare, or a sexy guy. [Read more…]