I was disappointed by the ending of this book. It was very attention-grabbing in the first half, where the plot thickens and the reader begins to realize the narrator is unreliable, there are more characters coming into the story, and there seems to be more than one plausible explanation to why the girls fell ill. You will want to know what's going on (despite the fact the writing in various parts are rather on the redundant side and I just kept skipping pages...)
But then everything was just wrapped up in a very rush and vague way near the end, and we are left with the feeling that the author just "finished the book" because time was up. Or perhaps she's trying to replicate the fleeting shelf life of current "breaking news" in media?
And really, all this because girls are fighting over one guy??? I know it may happen in real life (not the poisoning part, hopefully), but it really isn't solid enough to trigger (or wrap up) this story......Continua