If I Tell
"It was like watching a train wreck. I wanted to look away but couldn't take my eyes off them."IF ONLY ...If only I hadn't gone to that party. I never would have seen what I did. Jackson wouldn't have driven me home. I wouldn't have started to fall for a guy just out of reform school. I could go... show more
"It was like watching a train wreck. I wanted to look away but couldn't take my eyes off them."IF ONLY ...If only I hadn't gone to that party. I never would have seen what I did. Jackson wouldn't have driven me home. I wouldn't have started to fall for a guy just out of reform school. I could go back to pretending everything was normal. I wouldn't be keeping a secret from my mom that could blow our family apart ..."Gutler's writing unfurls with the exquisite grace of a flower." – Sarah Ockler, bestselling author of Fixing Delilah and Twenty Boy Summer
Publish date: October 1st 2011
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
, Young Adult Contemporary
I know that many people had problems with the way Jasmine was characterized but it really worked for me. The major premise aside, I felt that Jasmine's prickly, too sensitive personality, portrayed very realistically what (and perhaps how) a girl her age would react in the situations she finds herse...
Originally posted at my blog Chasing Empty PavementsThis book was one of those books where I enjoyed it half the time and hated it the other half. There were some parts that I thought were done so well and then there were some things that I thought were kind of off base. The Good: I think Gurtler ha...
Reviewed at http://www.mandikayereads.com/archives/190
I thought this YA novel was well-paced, well-written, and original. I was reading it late at night, and I meant to go to sleep and polish it off the next day, but instead I stayed up late to finish it. If I Tell is about a girl who finds her mother's boyfriend making out with her best friend, and sh...
Jaz Evans is a bi-racial teenager who lives with and been raised by her white grandmother. Her mother gave birth to her at 17 and gave responsibility for Jaz's care over to her parents. Jaz's father, a black man, was never in the picture of her life. Now at 34 Jaz's mother is pregnant again. She and...
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