There are some things you just can’t walk away from.
When sleeping in vacant warehouses and dark alleys becomes preferable to living at home, something is seriously wrong. But when word reaches Allie that her mother is facing a life threatening illness, she has no choice but to return to the place of nightmares. Leaving wasn’t a choice, it was a necessity, and if returning hadn’t been equally necessary, Allie never would have set foot back inside that hell-hole.
Dean is no stranger to hardship, but the day Allie walked out of his life, taking his heart right along with her, was hands-down the most frustrating. Six months later, she’s back and Dean refuses to rest until he figures out exactly what the hell happened.
Now, Allie’s drowning. Drowning in lies. Drowning in the truth. Drowning in pain, and anger, and fear. But there comes a time when every drowning person must decide whether they will . . . Sink or Swim?
Jamie Canosa is a full time author of YA literature, which she absolutely loves. When she’s not writing or spending time with her family, she can usually be found with her nose in a book. She currently resides in Ravena, NY with her wonderful husband and three crazy kids . . . plus the dog, the bird and the rabbit.
Other books by Jamie:
Fight or Flight – http://www.amazon.com/Fight-or-Flight-ebook/dp/B00BSIPULW/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1374434753&sr=8-3&keywords=jamie+canosa
Dissidence – http://www.amazon.com/Dissidence-ebook/dp/B00ADQ6YQU/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1374434753&sr=8-4&keywords=jamie+canosa
Vengeance (Dissidence #2)- http://www.amazon.com/Vengeance-Dissidence-ebook/dp/B00DEVFTKI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374434753&sr=8-1&keywords=jamie+canosa
4 and 1/2 stars
Sink or Swim sucked me in from the beginning. I immediately sympathized with Allie and her life. The situation with her mom had me on the verge of tears because Allie’s pain was so real. As was the relationship with her dad.
Dean was easy to love and I never stopped rooting for him to get his girl.
This book had my heart racing and my fingers clenching my kindle, waiting to see what was going to happen next to Allie and Dean.
I’m sorry for the short review, but I hate giving away spoilers. Overall, I really enjoyed this book and highly recommend it. I haven’t read the companion novel, Fight or Flight, yet but I fully intend on changing that now. Jamie has a way of crafting characters that are so real you believe you know them and I can’t wait to read more of her books.
Book Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKz6mO-0F38