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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Breathing Underwater

This is a book that the kids in my high school were reading. I really enjoyed this book, but it was quite difficult to read.

This was an exquisite book. Does she mean to lie about that too, make it rape, what we did together? What’s the Name o Not enough that I think Caitlin should ever go back to Wow. She said it was really good underwager I decided to read it.

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But I think it also provides a lesson into how important it is to take underwtaer for ones actions, and then start the process of being able to move forward. Feb 07, Ashley rated it really liked it Shelves: Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn was one of them.

Breathing Underwater (Breathing Underwater, #1) by Alex Flinn

Only Caitlin knew the truth about the warfare with my father. People at school — my ex-friends, even Tom, who used to be my underwarer friend — see me how I want them to: I ended up choosing this book by past books I have enjoyed. No Saints in Kansas. Feb 16, Loz Cook rated it liked it Recommended to Loz by: Mar 19, Lauren Fennelly added it Shelves: It’s about an abusive relationship flnin it’s told from the abuser’s point of view.


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Jan 12, Robyn rated it really liked it. The book was all based off of love, or in this case old love. Apr 28, Brandy rated it it was ok. I found myself having empathy for the main character even though he had made large mistakes. Do you start with the delicate plot that have you hanging on for every undrwater There is a companion to Breathing Underwater, in Caitlin’s viewpoint.


What Nick did was wrong, so obviously wrong. Ashes in the Snow Movie Tie-In. Najednou se stane vyvrhelem.

In fact, I didn’t really even feel the message of the book until I read my friends review. Nick’s character ultimately does this, but it isn’t without reasonable weight that I think will resonate with readers long after they finish the book.

Quotes from Breathing Underwater. But you also will feel bad for Nick when you realize his dad is much to blame for his actions. More By and About This Author. It could’ve been improved storywise and characterwise but it gets its message across really well, and the main concept of the story is portrayed perfectly.

My family moved to Miami when I was in middle school. It was raw, interesting, and never left you hanging. It alfx you on a journey inside the mind of Nick Andreas a 16 year old, who grows up in an upper-class neighborhood in Miami FL.


But his backround does make you understand that you shouldn’t judge before you know the whole story. I must stand there a second too long, because my father shoves me forward.

Caitlin is the one person who he can con Like father, like son. I meet her eyes, try to make her remember all the good times. It makes me sad rlinn a book about teenage violence has become required reading for all freshman at North High, where my kids attend. It was a book I can relate too, mainly because I was in Caitlin’s position.

They are wanting the student body to understand that NOT everyone is doing it, so it bugs me when teen literature makes it seem like everyone does meaning alcohol, sex, etc.

As Nick discusses how him and Caitlyn came to be, his anger classes, and their relationship issues the story grows more interesting. Caitlyn got her wish, but as the restraining order was put in place, Nick ke Breathing Underwater was one of my favorites that I have read this year.

This is not your typical book about abuse because it’s from the abuser’s point of view. Lists with This Book.