Don’t miss this timely contemporary young adult novel from Alex Flinn, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beastly, about a teenage boy’s struggle to. It was only a slap. Well, maybe more than one. And maybe Nick used his fist at the end when the anger got out of control. But his girlfriend Caitlin deserved. Look for Diva, the sequel to Breathing Underwater. Breathing Underwater’s Honors and Awards “Alex Flinn is not yet a staple of young adult literature.

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I think this book could be very helpful for certain people and it’s a good read for anyone who wants to get in the mind of someone like this and have a little understanding of their world.

He is sentenced to take a class on anger management and write his version of the story in a journal every day. I had a really hard time making friends, so I spent a lot of time reading and writing then. Mar 16, Livi rated it really liked it. The Girl with the Broken Heart. So I concentrate, really concentrate, on making my face a mask. It was a good style though it was not as if you were reading a book page by page but instead reading entries from day to day of someones life.

Nonetheless, I learned how to read, and my second grade teacher, Dr.

Breathing Underwater – a young adult novel by Alex Flinn

Sep 12, Minutes years Buy. I recommend it highly. Throughout the whole read, I was fascinated by the way Flinn organized the story. May 20, Amy rated it it was amazing. Feb 07, Ashley rated it really liked it Shelves: This is not your typical book about abuse because it’s from the abuser’s point of view. When I was five years old, my mom said that I should be an author. The Search for TK. Teenage love is a strange thing but, when it’s all you want, it can be very scary.


Intelligent, popular, handsome, and wealthy, sixteen-year-old Nick Andreas is pretty much perfect–on the outside, at least. I can’t quite put my finger on what it is, not right now with my feelings all over the place. Set up a giveaway. I would also recommend all young women to read this book. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This is a book for all girls who have overbearing boyfriends or the potential to date someone with “trouble” and bad boy written on them.

When I have felt the most compelled to change in my life, it has always been situations weather listening to someone or even reading something that the spirit was there. And the fact that he did not have a mother to teach him how to treat a woman. Customers who bought this item also bought. The ending scene with Nick’s best friend rings a bit hollow, but as Nick’s past comes to light, both the circumstances and his owning up to his actions carry heavy emotional weight in this gripping tale.

Books by Alex Flinn. Decent but predictable read! I based the book on my experiences interning with the State Attorney’s Office and volunteering with battered women. This book makes me a little sick to my stomach. What Nick did was wrong, so obviously wrong.


alwx People think his life is pretty easy. This book is not for the weak hearted as some very controversial subjects are addressed in qlex novel.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. But to create change like I suspect the author was trying to do, I think it fails miserably.


Mostly because I have read many in this genre, on this particular topic. Open Preview See a Problem? This book is an emotional roller coaster for all you romance lovers. Breathing Underwater was one of my favorites that Underwaher have read this year. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Her tears, brimming before spill out, unchecked. I cried for the last 5 minutes I was reading it. I think there are more uplifting books on the market to get teens to understand the point the author was trying to make.

This book drew me in very quickly and I really enjoyed the styles involved and each one had me anxious to get to the next part where that style would be continued. I loved watching th This book explores a relationship that slips and slides between all that is harmful and also that is now non-existent- the logical consequences of Nick’s wicked and controlling temper.

It’s not often that an author tells a story like this from the male’s perspective. The only place where this book failed was it felt a little too impersonal. Miami-Dade County, Florida We who labor here seek only the truth. All of these things he must deal with while constantly living in fear and loathing of his abusive, uncaring, disapproving father.

They know that Nick is actually an abusive person who has lived under the poor influence of his father. It hurts a lot.

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