For years mom has wanted to go on a trip to Mexico, and now it's finally happening...except dad isn't going. He has been apposed to this trip ever since the idea was formed. So it's just mom, Travis, Jennifer, and Teddy. The story is narrated by the oldest, Travis. His family goes down to Mexico, and at first it's great. Then his mom starts acting strange. Jennifer, fourteen, is constantly worrying about her, and the family. Then there's Teddy, he's running around trying to saved endangered sea turtles. Not that Travis cares. He's just waiting to meet some beautiful stranger that also happenes to be on vacation, and start a relationship. But then everything changes. For the worse.
I read this book practically non-stop, and it took about five hours. I REALLY loved it. This is another book that goes on my "favorite books" list. Five exploding stars.