Jonah is seventeen when his beloved chef father dies. Suddenly, he must take care of the family restaurant and his five siblings. His mother is lost to depression and barely leaves her bedroom. Jonah is making a valiant effort and your heart is breaking for his family. Enter Vivi new to the small coastal town and full of life and love. She meets Jonah and brings humor and adventure to all of his family. They are both such lovable characters, you want their relationship to flourish. But Vivi has a secret...every morning she throws her meds over the cliff and her mental issues are getting out of hand. When her adventurous spirit turns into danger-seeking, can their love survive?
8th grade, Character driven, Romance, Contemporary fiction, Tessa's picks