What I enjoyed most about this book was the non-linear story line. The story starts off at the end and works its way back to the beginning, all the while jumping around in between. Sometimes this can be very confusing, but Matt de la Peña does it really well. Like I said, the story was a tad bit predictable, but the writing was excellent, and there are some really good lines in the book, which it is easy to mark with my fabulous new Kindle. Here's a few lines I really liked:
"...was it some group of people in the olden days that decided what pretty
looks like, or were we all just born knowing?"
and my favorite:
"She rolled her eyes. 'You don't know much about girls, do you?'
'The ones who claim they don't believe in
fairy tales are the ones who believe the most.'"
"I thought how if two people see the exact same thing, at the exact sameMatt de la Peña also wrote a really good entry on his blog the day that I Will Save You came out. He tells a story about a frog and a toilet, but be warned, there's drinking and maybe a couple of swear words on there.
time, their minds probably store the same memory, even way into the future, and
that's something in common."