It is also a good book for readers who like romantic fiction books set in a high school setting. This book was a bit of a dissapointment, story wise. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. It is also a good book for readers who like romantic fiction books set in a high school setting. And she does, with two different guys at once! I was hoping for a whole lot more with the plot and the characters.
I believe that Rachel Vail really captured the everyday lives of high school students from being pressured to do sexual things to thinking your in love so you want to do sexual things. He's just a normal, creepy teenage boy who doesn't care! But she jus I was really enjoying this book up until the last couple of chapters. Reviewed by Cayla Carhart for TeensReadToo. She was so independent, or looked like it, that when she started relying on the Golden Egg, she couldn't accept it for what it really was, or what he and she were. Everything was fine between Josie and her friends. Somehow he decides to give her a shot at dating and she takes it. It was a really great book but there were a few parts in the book that were not interesting at all, they just drew me away.
She prefers to just flirt with guys, especially with her best friend Michael. Little does she know that by saying yes that she is in for way more than she could've ever expected, and that's not always a good thing. She just wants to hang out and hook up! At first, she makes out with both Carson and Michael, her neighbor and longtime best friend, following her own philosophy of not getting too involved with one person. Although this book did not have the ending I wanted it to, I loved how the main character's attitude towards everything was. I resisted being classified as a brain or a jock or alternative or popular-too limiting. The book was interesting because the scene went from love to hate in just a paragraph.
It's too much, even for Josie. She makes it seem like this book is realistic fiction, but no one would hit someone with a bat, or breakup with someone just because their ex came back to town. Due to copy and paste, formatting has been lost. It really showed how being caught up in a relationship can change a person, especially someone as unsuspecting as Josie. What happens when Carson starts to notice her? I even liked the romance that was beginning with the popular boy. However, the points he makes to her about her hypocrisy becoming part of a couple when she insisted that people should be wholly themselves are valid! But when Carson declares he has feelings for her, she's caught as surely as a fish on a hook. Young adult novel with a main character who is not afraid to get down and busy with a guy or 2? I really liked the book but the ending really was disappointing.
Young adult novel with a main character who is not afraid to get down and busy with a guy or 2? Of course, she has flaws too, which makes her relatable. Can you blame her for what happens? The ending is actually the exact opposite of what I thought it would be. Sure I know girls can be crazy over guys but is this what we want to be the accepted behavior? I remember myself acting stupid over boys. Thinking she's immune to the charms of golden-boy senior Carson, she hooks up with him a couple of times. I have a problem with a quite a lot of things in this book. I think if she gave more time to the beginning, although it was very good for jumping right in to it, it would have been an improvement, and grabbed my attention sooner in the book.
The book goes into detail of how Carson tries to get Josie to be his girlfriend. Josie loved hanging out with her best guy friend, Michael. Josie was supposed to go to Micheal's house to watch movies with him all day for his sixteenth birthday, but instead wants to go to Carsons football party. Carson Gold knew all the right things to say to get Josie infatuated with him. She would always be changing about being with him. His character was really into himself and bi-polar at times.
She had her own opinions, and she wasn't afraid to express them. And then, lo and behold, I want to be exclusive with Carson, the school's golden boy, who everyone likes. Why I Wanted to Read This: I adored Rachel Vail's books If We Kiss and Kiss Me Again, and contemporary romance books are favorites of mine. The bat was shaking in my tight grip. His character was really into himself and bi-polar at times.
Everything was fine between Josie and her friends. Josie is a fifteen-year-old girl who is very independent and has never wanted to be anybody's girlfriend. I think the author fantastically portrayed what it is like to be a teenager in high school, so most teenaged girls can relate to Josie and her gruesome journeys through family, friendship, and love. Carson had previously had a hard time when his first love, Emelina, got accepted to college early and fell in love with an older college boy. He's just a Okay, so far, this is the first Rachel Vail book I was able to get through. He just needed Josie as a distraction from his past girlfriend and he knew how to use her weaknesses against her. I did not expect Carson to stop loving Josie out of nowhere.