Don’t miss this timely contemporary young adult novel from Alex Flinn, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beastly, about a teenage boy’s struggle to. It was only a slap. Well, maybe more than one. And maybe Nick used his fist at the end when the anger got out of control. But his girlfriend Caitlin deserved. Look for Diva, the sequel to Breathing Underwater. Breathing Underwater’s Honors and Awards “Alex Flinn is not yet a staple of young adult literature.

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Except for one thing. Was it only a month ago? I started writing an early and laughable version of Breathing Underwater in uneerwater I was really bored on a car trip with my parents. Dressed in white, her blond hair loose, she looks like something from our mythology book, a nymph, breeathing, pursued by a beast.

She smiles too, taken in like everyone else by his Armani suit and Greek accent. Fine, if you know what the truth is. May 10, Rachel M rated it it was amazing. Breathing Underwater 1 10 May 26, It’s a hard cycle to break and there’s only two routes that it could end up at.

Apr 21, Onlyvickyv rated it it was amazing. I don’t want to say that I didn’t like the book, but I have very few good things to say about it. This probably influenced m NOTE: Her tears, brimming before spill out, unchecked. So folks, that is my initial breayhing reaction of this book.

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Starting to read this book I had a totally different view of what it was going to be about and i’m glad to say that it made me think very differently by the time it was finished. To his thoughts, why he does what he does. This book was a quick read, but I did have to take a break and put it down for a few minutes at some breafhing because it does get pretty intense and it brought back a lot of unpleasant memories for me.


His ex-girlfriend, Caitlin, put a restraining on him for hitting her while they were dating. The thing is, Nick doesn’t see it uunderwater way, at least not at first.

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This is my favorite book I have read so far in my years, and one alrx the weirdess point of view, A GUY. As Flinn’s first novel opens, Nick finds himself in court, facing a restraining order by his girlfriend, Caitlin.

Books of the Week. Because there’s no justification for inflicting pain voluntarily over a person, however much you may have suffered. I stare forward, remembering a day on the beach, Caitlin laughing, a white hibiscus in her hair.

May 04, Rose rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was raw, interesting, and never left you hanging. Breathjng Christmas, a ton of good books weren’t really on undwrwater list but fortunately, a family member disregarded my wishes and bought me a dozen best selling books.

No Saints in Kansas. I think that this is a book that teens can relate with, not just on the level of real issues within the life of a fkinn, but also providing insight into how real and frightening relationship abuse can be. Feb 16, Loz Cook rated it liked it Recommended to Loz by: There were so many things that I didn’t like though. The metal detector screams when I walk through, and a security woman tries to check my pockets.

My English teacher noticed what I had been reading and suggested this book.

Behind me, my father flings in his keys. Reading a book from the point of view of an abusive guy is not something I ever thought I would do. I guess I must have nodded or something because, from that point on, every poem I ever wrote in school was submitted to Highlights or Cricket magazine. We would probably think he is an evil psychopath. It wasn’t his fault that he grew up to be like that, it was his father’s.


It starts of in present time but goes back and forth between Nicks recounter of all the events. May 20, Amy rated it it was amazing. In conclusion I would love to read the companion novel, “Diva” next! I feel that same way with this book, don’t show us violence and anger to get us to not do it, or to get us qlex change our ways. Mar 16, Livi rated it really liked it.

So I try to write books that gymsuit girl might enjoy. That Inevitable Victorian Thing. I think this book could be very helpful for certain people and it’s a good read for anyone who wants to get in the mind of someone like this and have a little understanding of their world. Nick is one of the chosen few at his high school: I got tlinn at times weather he was talking about. People think his life is pretty easy. Once you get to know him you start to feel sorry for him because of his relationship with his father and his inability to recognize the seriousness of his situation.

I think this is a great book for someone my age, it introduces to them relationships, reality, and highs school. I uhderwater learned about why someone might stay in an abusive relationship. May 11, Francesca rated it liked it.

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