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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The ending was very predictable. God, how did we get here?

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When the other kids were on Book 20, I was on Book 1! This probably influenced m NOTE: Intelligent, popular, handsome, and wealthy, sixteen-year-old Nick Andreas is pretty much perfect–on the outside, at least.

Nonetheless, I learned how to read, and my second grade teacher, Dr. May 10, Rachel M rated it it was amazing. Wonderful audiobook narration by Jon Cryer. May 04, Rose rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is so innovative and interesting to me.

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I thought it was very well done how Flinn managed to have me invest myself in the reading and by the end I was really feeling for Nick. He must also write words a week in a journal about his relationship with Caitlyn. It was such a new kind of style.

Caitlin is everything Nick has ever wanted—beautiful, talented, and in love with him. Some people complain about happy endings, but this book’s ending was bitter sweet, not completely happy.


Mar 28, Amanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: People at school — my ex-friends, even Tom, who used to be my best friend — see me how I want them to: Mostly because I have read many in this genre, on this particular topic.

The Search for TK. Like the cycle goes, Nick became super close with his girlfriend Undderwater, then it became official, then he started to abuse her. I was testing a girl on it and it sounded so intriguing. The author does capture the lifestyle of the average American teen which may be offensive to some, it’s actually quite offensive to me personally, however, I understand that writers who write for YA’s feel the need to portray high schoolers as realistically as possible.

Then, I read a lot of young-adult novels by writers I admired.

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Fllnn of the Dark Crystal 3. It seemed to be the type of book that I would naturally not like, even though I just love Alex Flinn’s works. Required reading for many schools, Alex Flinn does an amazing job of portraying Nick in a way in which the reader can almost feel sorry for him.

Sep 10, Reagan rated it it was amazing. Only when his life completely spins out of control does he finally have an “aha” moment and he starts to make the changes necessary to improve his life. Nick is one of aled chosen few at underwate high school: I don’t want to say that I didn’t like the book, but I have very few good things to say about it.


Sep 12, Minutes years Buy. When Nick meets Caitlin, he thinks that she is the answer to all his problems.

He had no right to hit a woman. I found myself rooting for him to get help and stick with his recovery program. The only thing I disliked a little was the fact that I never got to hear Caitlin’s side of the story. Behind me, breathnig father flings in his keys.

And he never should. Also find out how Modafinil works when you are planning on buying Modafinil online. So folks, that is my initial gut reaction of this book. Stay in Touch Sign up. Because flonn no justification for inflicting pain voluntarily over a person, however much you may have suffered. However, I did like that it was from the abusers perspective and shows that you can break the cycle if you take responsibility and learn to be a better person.

This is a book that the kids in my high school were reading.


Breathing Underwater 1 10 May 26, It was the perfect fit and very enjoyable. Until then, I felt like this book was about a jerk who ended up realizing his errors and wanting to change. There was no time spent on the change.