I wanted to love this book.
Jodi's previous books were so amazing I guess she would just always be able to deliver that level of awesome. This is a great book! I cannot say that enough, the richness of the characters and the exploration of each of them was great.
Where this fell short for me was the constant repetition of aspects of Aspergers, constant reminders of everything Emma (the mum) had given up for Jacob (protagonist/antagonist and character with Aspergers). The constant reminders of how put out Theo (Jacob's younger brother) was and how he rebelled.
Perhaps the biggest flaw I saw in the story was how it took about 50% of the book before anyone straight out asked Jacob if he killed Jess
Certainly not Jodi's best, but still certainly worth a read.