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Chain Reaction - Simone Elkeles
Chain Reaction
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Luis Fuentes has always been sheltered from the gang violence that nearly destroyed his brothers’ lives. But that didn’t stop him from taking risks — whether he’s scaling a mountain in the Rockies or dreaming of a future as an astronaut, Luis can’t stop looking for the next thrill. Nikki Cruz... show more
Luis Fuentes has always been sheltered from the gang violence that nearly destroyed his brothers’ lives. But that didn’t stop him from taking risks — whether he’s scaling a mountain in the Rockies or dreaming of a future as an astronaut, Luis can’t stop looking for the next thrill. Nikki Cruz lives her life by three rules — boys lie to get their way, don’t trust a boy who says “I love you,” and never date a boy from the south side of Fairfield. Her parents may be from Mexico, but as a doctor’s daughter, she has more in common with her north-side neighbors than the Latino Blood at her school. Then she meets Luis at Alex’s wedding, and suddenly, she’s tempted to break all her rules. Getting Nikki to take a chance on a south sider is Luis’s biggest challenge, until he finds himself targeted by Chuy Soto, the new head of the Latino Blood. When Chuy reveals a disturbing secret about Luis’s family, the youngest Fuentes finds himself questioning everything he’s ever believed to be true. Will his feelings for Nikki be enough to stop Luis from entering a dark and violent world and permanently living on the edge?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780802720870 (0802720870)
Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
Series: Perfect Chemistry (#3)
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NicoleeK
NicoleeK rated it
3.0 Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles Review
Goodreads Synopsis: Luis Fuentes is a good boy who doesn't live with the angst that his big brothers, Alex and Carlos, have always lived with. Luis is smart, funny, and has big dreams of becoming an astronaut. But when he falls for the wrong girl, Luis enters a dark world he's never known, and just ...
Twirling Book Princess
Twirling Book Princess rated it
3.0
While the book was good, it was just another brother, another girl and another one about gang stuff. Of course there were some twists, but it was mostly the same as the other 2 books. The first book was all exciting, the second book was "Oh this again?" and this book was "Oh, even more of the same."...
Valarauco
Valarauco rated it
0.0 Du oder die große Liebe
Der dritte und letzte Fuentes-Bruder soll unter die Haube gebracht werden. Luis und seine Mutter sind zurückgekommen, Brittany und Alex haben geheiratet und wollen ebenfalls zurück in ihre Heimatstadt ziehen. Carlos ist beim Militär und alles scheint gut, denkt man jedenfalls. Doch Luis wäre kein Fu...
Abendsternchens bunte Welt
Abendsternchens bunte Welt rated it
5.0 Du oder die große Liebe
Kurzbeschreibung:Eigentlich wollte Luis Fuentes sich auf der Hochzeit von seinem Bruder Alex mit dessen Freundin Brittany nur mit den Mädchen amüsieren – aber dann trifft er Nikki und verliebt sich postwendend in sie. Doch das Letzte, was Nikki will, ist, sich nach dem Fiasko mit Marco auf einen wei...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
2.0 Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles
This book was entertaining enough to finish but I wasn't blown away by it. If you've read the previous two books in this series, you will see that it's exactly the same story just with different characters. One of the Fuentes brothers is being wrapped up into gang violence and he needs to deal drugs...
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