About two-thirds into this book, I became tired by the build up and the threats of the big reveal. I skipped about 50 pages and read the last two chapters, where every thing is revealed plainly and clearly. Instead of a big gasp, I gave a defeated sigh. Once the abuser of the "dead girl" is subtly revealed earlier, the book doesn't do a good job of holding onto the reader. However, teens will love this book. It touches on an interesting concept of the naive sexually awakening of the abused feeling as though she liked the abuse and is actually a lesbian instead of a sexually/mentally manipulated girl.