To get something better, you know? Henry: I love the way his curls flop around and hang across his forehead. I love how he never just lets me win. I have to earn it. I love how he touches me just because. I love his loyalty.
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Her dad is a professional football player, her brother plays football in College and her own dream has always been to play football in college too. In fact she has her heart set on one college in particular, that of Alabama.
Enter the new — hot — QB, Ty Green, who make her knees go all wobbly etc. Anyway, wow. Under-developed plot? Double standards? But what takes the icing on the cake though, was the amateur writing! Seriously, the dialogues in this book: cringe-worthy bad.
In a book that so overtly wants to overturn gender stereotypes, it does nothing but reinforce them. Insert eye-roll here… Anyway, there are so many different things that are just so wrong with this book.
He gets all control-freak on her You have to pick up your phone! I have to know where you are! Hypocrite much? Cohen Then Joshua C. Not, however, because the writing was atrocious or the main characters lacked substance. Danny is a small kid, but a great gymnast, while Kurt literally looms over everyone, has a stutter and is a promising football player with an awful past. When the gymnast coach challenges the football players into a contest deciding who can use the weight training room and it turns out in favor of the gymnasts, things soon spiral out of control.
The football team is out for revenge… big time. Things escalate so much that the scrawniest kid on the gymnast team, Ronnie Gunderson, gets brutally attacked.
Danny, for fear of being next. Leverage is a book about Mean Boys, which is totally refreshing considering YA usually feature Mean Girls as the main bullies. Cohen convincingly shows what bullying can lead to, and the consequences really are devastating.
Cohen definitely goes for the gut here. But, the main problem Cohen has in Leverage, is the debut syndrome: trying to put it all in. All of this made a lot of what you read in Leverage predictable, and yes also quite implausible at times e.
Catching Jordan (Hundred Oaks Series #1)
And Carter told me what he said to Duckett on Friday. And if he tried to use me, you and Mike and Henry and Carter would al kick his ass. I watch as he builds the biggest plate of nachos ever, big enough to feed Rhode Island. So JJ would stil take me seriously, as a teammate and as captain, if I had a boyfriend? When I approach the group, Mr. I always flatter him because I need to stay in Mr. They serve these amazing ice cream sundaes, and JJ lives for that nachos grande bar.
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