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. Breathing Underwater. Alex Flinn. 1. JANUARY 5 JUSTICE BUILDING, MIAMI, FLORIDA. I’ve never been in a courthouse before. But then, I’ve never been in.
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We reach the top, and he shoves me through a green door. I loved watching th This book explores a relationship that slips and slides between all that is harmful and also that is now non-existent- the logical consequences of Nick’s wicked and breatthing temper. I’m not quite sure how to express my admiration for this story. Nonetheless, I learned how to read, and my second grade teacher, Dr. While his classmates think of breeathing as rich, popular and perfect, they don’t know the truth about his turbulent home life with an abusive father.
Mar 11, Natrat rated it it was amazing Shelves: I guess Alxe must have breathinv or something because, from that point on, every poem I ever wrote in school was submitted to Highlights or Cricket magazine. Unfortunately, anger runs in the family and Nick got his abusive traits from his father who Nick still lives with. It makes me uncomfortable, but that’s a good thing, right? Zeiser, told my mother, “Alexandra marches to her own drummer.
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The story is Nicks journal about him and Caitlyn and his struggles. Unferwater is so innovative and interesting to me. Other books in the series.
But when things start to spiral out of control, Nick must face the fact that he’s gotten more from his father than green eyes and money.
Buy the Audiobook Download: Seven Trees of Stone. That makes me furious as a young woman reading this book, but by the end of the book i feel sympathetic towards him because he realized what he did.
Looking for More Great Reads? Apr 21, Onlyvickyv rated it it was amazing. The Dark Days Deceit. In this extraordinary novel by Alex Flinn, we experience a violent teen relationship from the point of view of the boy who beats his girlfriend.
From the first page Nick’s character catches the reader’s attention, and throughout the story we see him come to terms with what he’s done and takes responsibility for his actions. This book was a quick read, but I did have to take a break alwx put it down for a few minutes at some points because it does get pretty intense and it brought back a lot of unpleasant memories for me.
It was law school that probably helped with my first novel. Open Preview See a Problem? But then it all changes. I studied opera in college I’m a coloratura — the really loud, high-pitched sopranos. If you would like to contact me, please visit my Facebook, Twitter, or website or e-mail me alixwrites aol.
I learned about the thought process of someone that abuses mentally and physically. Nicholas was dating a girl Caitlyn. Set in Miami and told in a split narrative, the novel juxtaposes Nick’s journal entries about his past relationship with Caitlin alongside the current challenges of going back to school with his friends turned against him, his counseling sessions and life with his father.
I knew as soon as the book started that he would have an ah-ha moment and suddenly be better or at least be on the road to better at the end.
The book shares how a underwafer out of control demands self-awareness as results burn down around Nick as he missed Caitlyn. About Breathing Underwater Nick is one of the chosen few at his high school: Books by Alex Flinn.
Their relationship was complicated as Caitlyn wanted a restraining order.
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Feb 16, Loz Cook rated it liked it Recommended to Loz by: Mar 12, MaKaylin Sulser rated it really liked it. Like you’re trying to be a man when you’re just a scared kid, trying to keep under control when you really want to scream, cry, maybe hit someone.
I look at the wall, my attention suddenly riveted by a palmetto bug, feelers writhing. Flinn really has a gift in making the reader just feel the emotions of the main character, like it or not. The worst is reading a book and being confused throughout and I cannot say I was confused at all.
She said it was really good so I decided to read it. I didn’t get back to it until I had my first daughter, Katie. Caitlin sits with her mother in the center pew.
I found myself rooting for him to get help and stick with his recovery program.
This book was phenomenal. I may read it again because I want to know every detail of this book. I don’t like books that are written for YA that try to “capture” what it is really like in high school. Also brething Alex Flinn. What’s the Name o She knew how humiliating it was warming the bench in football all season.