wow. This was awful.
This book was a horrible example of what to do in a world of peer pressure that makes you feel like you're useless. Virginia's mom was awful, her dad wasn't so hot either, her sister gave her advice that made my eyes burn, and she said things about herself that made me want to cry. Anyone that goes through these things: the things with her brother, her mom putting her down, cutting, etc, should not have to learn about self-esteem by herself. The issues in the book just magically disolved by themselves for a happy ending, but that's not how real life is, and no one should be able to think so.