"The story is told in alternating chapters...Baratz-Logsted does a deft job of weaving the perspectives together to show events from both points of view ...the pacing is energetic and the topics current." - School Library Journal
This story is told from alternating view points, Lucius and Aurora, and flows quite well.
The only complaint that I have was that I wish it would have been a tad longer - the ending felt a little too rushed.
Lauren Baratz-Logsted's writing style was very impressive, keeping me engaged in the story fully and completely.
A super quick read about a connection between two young people. Lucius is an extremely intelligent boy who was planning to do something very bad and in the process he accidently... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Czech in Colorado
I thought Crazy Beautiful was a wonderful love story. Sure, it doesn't have a whole lot of romance in it - practically none at all. But it's a love story nonetheless. Read morePublished 5 months ago by ClassDreamer'84
This book is really cute , I recommend this book if you like romance & suspense , I loved it!!!Published 18 months ago by Anissa
Lucius Wolfe is a sophomore in high school when he looses both his hands in a chemical explosion. He chooses hooks for hands because they cost less , he won't grow out of them so... Read morePublished 20 months ago by L.Davis
This is a fairy tale retelling without magic or mystical creatures. It takes place in a regular high school - with cliques, bullies, queen bees and outcasts. Read morePublished on December 23, 2011 by E. Kristin Anderson
Sophomore year should be a piece of cake -not quite the upperclassmen, but no longer the underdogs - but for new boy Lucius, the cake may very well end up on his face. Read morePublished on October 1, 2011 by theEPICrat
My thoughts: I've had this book in my `to be read' pile for a while now and finally decided to pick it up. Read morePublished on May 16, 2011 by Amazon Customer
I really liked this story. I thought the characters (for the most part) were interesting - especially Lucias. Read morePublished on April 1, 2011 by REN
This is an older book, but I was so intrigued by the idea of a guy who has hooks for hands that I had to pick it up and read it. I wasn't disappointed. Read morePublished on March 20, 2011 by Readergirl Reviews a Teen Book