The Story of Us
A fresh and bittersweet story of love and family from National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti.Cricket’s on a self-imposed break from her longtime boyfriend—but she’s picked a bad week to sort out her love life. For one thing, her mother’s romance is taking center stage: After jilting two... show more
A fresh and bittersweet story of love and family from National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti.Cricket’s on a self-imposed break from her longtime boyfriend—but she’s picked a bad week to sort out her love life. For one thing, her mother’s romance is taking center stage: After jilting two previous fiancÉs, her mom is finally marrying Dan Jax, whom Cricket loves. But as wedding attendees arrive for a week of festivities at a guesthouse whose hippie owners have a sweet, sexy son—Ash—complications arise:Cricket’s future stepsisters make it clear they’re not happy about the marriage. An old friend decides this is the week to declare his love for Cricket. Grandpa chooses to reveal a big secret at a family gathering. Dan’s ex-wife shows up. And even the dogs—Cricket’s old, ill Jupiter and Dan’s young, lively Cruiser—seem to be declaring war.While Cricket fears that Dan is in danger of becoming ditched husband-to-be number three, she’s also alarmed by her own desires. Because even though her boyfriend looms large in her mind, Ash is right in front of her....
Publish date: April 24th 2012
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 389
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Young Adult Contemporary
Quick review for a quick read. I'll admit that Deb Caletti seems to draw me into her stories because her characters always feel very vivid and draw me in whenever I pick up a book by her. "The Story of Us" was a good read, if a bit convoluted in terms of the narration. In parts it worked, in others ...
I love me a good love story. But this story I felt hard to connect too. I couldn’t quite grasp Cricket or her way of thinking. Plot: This is about a girl named Cricket who is trying to figure out what love is. She is unsure what love is or unsure if she could love someone. Being hurt in her past, ...
I give this more of a 2.5 rating. There was so much happening, but so little actually happened. I don't even know if I want to take the time to review this!
*Publisher Provided a free copy in exchange for an honest review*Mhmm....I liked Jupiter most. Cricket was so confused.....I felt bad for Janssen. I wish I got more background (before the letters) on them.I just don't know. The way this book was written irritates me. The characters felt hollow.The E...
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