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The 2 men gradually form a bond as they jointly discover the simple heroism of resisting – and denying – the expected. To find out how Nick overcomes his anger, pick yourself up a copy of Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn. From the Compact Disc edition. He must also write words a week in a journal about his relationship with Caitlyn.

I stare forward, remembering a day on the beach, Caitlin laughing, a white hibiscus in her hair. Alex Flinn may have gone a little too far with this though, the boys do use really crude language this is what makes it a 3 star rather than a 4 or 5 star Although, as my daughter reminded me if she were to make it truly realistic she would have to add a lot more 4-letter words.

What impresses me the most about this book is how the author stresses the importance of accepting responsibility for your own actions. Breathing Underwater 2 books. This story does any guy in Nic’s position justice and kudos to Flinn in telling this from the male’s POV as gracefully as she does for a change. You need to own up to them and take responsiblity.

This story of Nick and Caitlin is gut wrenching!!! The question takes me by surprise. September 12, Imprint: Caitlin is the one person who he can con Like father, like son. As a pastor working in a neighborhood with the highest concentration of murderous gang activity in Los Angeles, Gregory Boyle created an organization to provide jobs, job training, and encouragement so that young people could work together and learn the mutual respect that comes from collaboration.


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

I grin like an idiot as the bailiff swears Caitlin in and a lawyer in a gray, polyester skirt begins asking her questions. Jan 12, Robyn rated it really liked it. I think I write for young-adults because I never quite got over being one.

At first I didn’t think I would relate to this book because the main character is a teenage male struggling with anger issues. I can’t wait to see what happens in Diva!!!

While I have a bio on Goodreads as a service to my readers, I do not visit Goodreads on a regular breathlng. Nick is one of the chosen few at his high school: The Dragon Ridge Tombs.

It hurts a lot. But Nick hits rock bottom when his girlfriend, Caitlin, files for a restraining order against Nick for hitting her. When Nick meets Caitlin, he thinks that she is the answer to all his problems.

It’s the story of an abusive relationship, but rather than the voice of the girl, the victim, we are in the head of the boyfriend, the abuser.

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I must stand there a second too long, because my father shoves me forward. Kiss in Time, A.

Caitlin is everything Nick has ever wanted — beautiful, talented, and in love with him. The only place where this book failed was it felt a little too impersonal. I got confused at times weather vree was talking about. Nick Andreas, sixteen-year-old rich kid, honor student, coolest guy around.


Breathing Underwater

I read it in one day. The place is New York City. Only Caitlin knew the truth about the warfare with my father. Miami-Dade County, Florida We who labor here seek only the truth.

I later learned that my mom tossed it out when she was cleaning my drawers. The story is Nicks journal about him and Caitlyn and his struggles. Mar 12, MaKaylin Sulser rated it really liked it. A fast simple read that was gripping, shocking and honest. Incidentally, Alex Flinn recently came to visit some of the Com. It was extremely interesting to know the whole story in Nick’s point of view as well as learn how it affects his future and everyday life.

Breathing Underwater – a young adult novel by Alex Flinn

Sep 10, Reagan rated it it was amazing. The Heroes of Olympus, Book Four: But it was not underwwater because it’s a realistic portrayal of abusive relationships that made me rate this book 5 stars.

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But I compensated for this early proficiency by absolutely refusing to read the programmed readers required by the school system — workbooks where you read the story, then answered the questions. Nick Andreas is seemingly the perfect high school student – gets good grades, plays on the football team, overall a stand up guy, at least on the surface. Its hard to listen to.

She was hurt and Nick did everything in his power to make her feel inferior to him.