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Highly recommended for teens and adults.
What makes this story unique is the combination of an interesting cast of characters in a mix of serious situations and refreshing humor.
The hard thing Madigan did was create characters that the reader could relate to (and make us remember what it was like to be a teen).
On Goodreads, I have a shelf called “Good Books. . . Just not sure I Like.” This shelf was made for books like Flash Burnout. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stormy(Book.Blog.Bake.)
I really liked this book and have been into photography since I was young but didn't really start expressing it until recently because I was afraid of what people would think. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kaytlynn Hurst
I originally got this book to read and share with my teenaged great niece but it was just over the top concerning some aspects of Blake's life and so it sits on my shelf until she... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Darla Mcgranaghan
A bemusing exploration of the dynamics of a romantic relationship, "Flash Burnout" has characters that ingratiate themselves with the reader thoroughly, a plot that leaves one... Read morePublished on May 17, 2012 by Doug
I kept checking the cover to make sure I was reading a teen novel. I was so immersed into the book with the characters simply leaping off the page. Read morePublished on October 27, 2011 by Sylvia M. Hubbard
WOW! That's the only word I can use to describe this book and it doesn't even begin to do it justice. I borrowed this book from a friend and it left me speechless. Read morePublished on August 5, 2011 by What's On the Bookshelf
I came across this book in Fall 2010 and ordered it for my high school library. I'm so glad I did. The story has great character development and is seen through the eyes of a... Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by etothewolf
I found Blake, the novel's main character, instantly compelling and engaging. As the mother of a teenage boy slightly younger than Blake, I also thought he was very realistic. Read morePublished on January 21, 2011 by Kellye Crocker
stayed up till past 1.30am to finish
lk madigan's FLASH BURNOUT. brilliant.
funny, touching, sad, and utterly real.
i love blake. RECOMMEND! Read more