It’s not uncommon that people are often bullied or ostracized from their friends, communities, and/or families. Sadly, it be because people feel anyone who decides to live “against the norm” is weird or wrong. Anna-Marie explores the magical or supernatural factor and use it to show or highlight serious issues that everyone should be aware of.
Having a lesbian relationship and someone who is transgender was very nice to read. Because, characters that fit that profile are not common in books. I feel as if it is beneficial for young and adult readers to read this and experience what the characters went through.
I was always taught that if someone hated you or didn’t like you, it was because they envied you. Those types of bullies see something that they like and couldn’t have. So they treat other people with disrespect.