Just Friends: YA Contemporary Romance Kindle Edition
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
~The Deseret News
About the Author
- ASIN : B077KWDTNM
- Publisher : AEJ Creative Works (December 12, 2017)
- Publication date : December 12, 2017
- Language : English
- File size : 2572 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 302 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #625,813 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
- Customer Reviews:
Top reviews from the United States
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
Most of us can remember what being a teenager was like. Trying to find your way in life, and figure out who you are & where you're going. All while dealing with parental, teacher, minister expectations. Trying to find a balance between appeasing all the adults around you, making your friends happy, and keeping yourself happy. It's tough. It can piss you off. It can end up making you lash out, or act up. It can leave you so confused. That's what poor Mitch was dealing with. Add to that the way Holly, his best friend, was so wishy washy about their relationship. Always together. Always telling Mitch how to handle things. Then dropping him like a hot potato when she got a new boyfriend. Confusing! Poor Mitch.
This book is a great read - whatever your age. There are lessons to take away whether you are 16 or 56, a child or a parent.
I received an ARC of this book. I have voluntarily chosen to leave my review in support of this great book.
The only drawback for me ***SPOILER ALERT*** was the end. Mitch works up the whole book to be with the girl, but in the whole book you really never get a grasp of what that relationship looks like except for what he tells you. He tells you he misses his friend, that they used to run together, and all the stuff they used to share. They exchange phones and tell each other things through messages, but through all of it as readers we never really get to see them together at all. I knew I wanted him to end up with her, because the other one seemed like a wench, but I wasn't totally invested in her for him as much as I was invested in it because I knew it was better for him and then at the end, it ended so abruptly I was a little ticked off because we never really got to see what a relationship between the two looked like and that was upsetting to me.
Overall, good book, good insight to high school life and family relationships. Would read more by this author.
I gave it three stars because it is well written. The main character was really unlikable though. I didn't mind him at first, but once he started changing--drastically--for an unworthy girl, I lost all possible respect and had to slog through to the end.
Mitch's family members and friends were interesting enough and at the very least the book ends on a hopeful note. Overall though, I read as an escape more often than not and this was not the light and enjoyable read that I've come to expect from this author. Too much teen angst without enough redemptive story arc. Oh well, maybe the next book I read of hers will be better.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, and reliving the dramas of those high school years - dating, homecoming, arguments amongst friends, teenage jealousy and rivalry, the decision whether to go to college or not...
The novel was very well written and you will not be disappointed! I look forward to reading more work by this author!