One, Two, Three
When seventeen-year-old Natalya’s dreams of being a ballerina are killed in a car accident along with her father, she must choose: shut down—like her mother—or open up to love. Last year,seventeen-year-old Natalya Pushkaya was attending the School of Performing Arts in New York City. Last year,... show more
When seventeen-year-old Natalya’s dreams of being a ballerina are killed in a car accident along with her father, she must choose: shut down—like her mother—or open up to love. Last year,seventeen-year-old Natalya Pushkaya was attending the School of Performing Arts in New York City. Last year, she was well on her way to becoming a professional ballerina. Last year, her father was still alive.But a car crash changed all that—and Natalya can’t stop blaming herself. Now, she goes to a regular high school in New Jersey; lives with her onetime prima ballerina, now alcoholic mother; and has no hope of a dance career.At her new school, however, sexy soccer player Antonio sees a brighter future for Natalya, or at least a more pleasant present. Keeping him an arabesque away proves to be a challenge for Natalya and his patient charms eventually draw her out of her shell. When upsetting secrets come to light and Tonio’s own problems draw her in, Natalya shuts down again, this time turning to alcohol herself.Can Natalya learn to trust Antonio before she loses him—and destroys herself?
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
Series: One, Two, Three (#1)
Natalya was on the track to becoming a professional ballerina, when a car crash not only affects her career, but also her family. Her full-time mom has become a full-time alcoholic, and Natalya is pretty much left to her own devices most of the time. Now that her leg's busted, Natalya can't dance......
I received a copy from Netgalley. Not for me. Made it to 26% this morning and still not impressed with the plot. As I mentioned in my last update, I couldn't connect with the characters and the story line felt too similar to Perfect Chemistry. Admittedly tag was why this book appealed to me in the ...
One, Two, Three is an easy read-- that is if you know nothing about ballet. There is a certain reverence dancers have toward their art and they would never use ballet terms as allegory. I think the author was trying at add a bit of color, but in my opinion, this was a flawed move.Still, though, she ...
My reviews can also be found on my blog. I received this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This one starts off slow, but it doesn’t take long to be invested in the characters. It also really shines at the end. The story was full of heart and hope, even while dealing with diffi...