Title: Like Water
Author: Rebecca Podos
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes.
In a small town in New Mexico, kids either quickly flee after graduation or are stuck there forever. Savannah, or Vanni, Espinoza is part of the latter group. It was never her plan to get stuck, but when her father gets diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, she stays to help her mother care for him. Her days are now occupied by living at home, working as a performing mermaid at a new water park, and distracting herself with boys. But when she meets Leigh, Vanni finds herself grateful for a new friend when she desperately needed one. As the two become much more than friends, Vanni’s carefully constructed wall around her feelings comes tumbling down and she’s left facing questions she’s she has long since avoided. Continue reading “Like Water by Rebecca Podos”