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. Breathing Underwater. Alex Flinn. 1. JANUARY 5 JUSTICE BUILDING, MIAMI, FLORIDA. I’ve never been in a courthouse before. But then, I’ve never been in.

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Even after it ends, the issues that it brings to light stick with you and make you think about all the persons involved in the unfolding events. It shows his feelings, his stories, and his struggles. As the book went on, I realized I related to Nic For Christmas, a ton of good books weren’t really on my list but fortunately, a family member disregarded my wishes and bought me a dozen best selling books.

Looking for More Great Reads? As I began the novel I couldn’t stop myself from flipping the pages to find out what exactly Nick did and if he manages to control himself or not.

Breathing Underwater (Breathing Underwater, #1) by Alex Flinn

She backs off, scowling. People think his life is pretty easy. On the front wall, gold letters read: Jan 12, Robyn rated it really liked it.

I try to catch his eye. Mostly because I have read many in this genre, on this particular topic. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Yes, this may be real life for some, but I hope beeathing isn’t real life for my kids.


Alex Flinn may have gone a little too far with this though, the boys do use really crude language this is what makes it a 3 star rather than a 4 or 5 star Although, as my daughter reminded me if she were to make it truly realistic she would have to add a lot more 4-letter words. Wonderful audiobook narration by Breathinng Cryer.

Breathing Underwater

I think this book could be very helpful for ce Sadly, this book may be a work of fiction but in many ways it isn’t. It is not a justification. Caitlin is the one person who he can confide in.

He must also write words a week in a journal about his relationship with Caitlyn. I would recommend this berathing it makes readers want to keep reading and find out how the next event happens. I meet her eyes, try to make her remember all the good times. As the book vlinn on, I realized I related to Nick more and more learning new things about him and myself while reading. I knew as soon as the book started that he would have an ah-ha moment and suddenly be better or at least be on the road to better at the end.

The Search for TK. This story of Nick and Caitlin is gut wrenching!!! They know that Nick is actually an abusive person who has lived under the poor influence of his father. Nick was selfish in the beginning, and thought that just a slap was okay.

I honestly did NOT want to like this book. It was law school that probably helped with my first novel. It was a real, detailed story.

This book is written so well that it becomes the hook for my non-reading students. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. And he never should. I honestly don’t see how this book is going to create change in young adults. This is my favorite book I have read so far in my years, and one of the weirdess point of view, A GUY. On the front wall, gold letters read:.


Starting to read this book I had a totally different view of what it was going to be about and i’m glad to say that it made me think very differently by the time it was finished. It was the perfect fit and very enjoyable. Nick Andreas is seemingly the perfect high school student – gets good grades, plays on the football team, overall a stand up guy, at least on the surface. I felt for him, wished he’d open his eyes to things, realize how hurtful and cruel he was.

So I concentrate, really concentrate, on making my face a mask. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

And what surprises me is that it’s written in the eye of the abuser. Mar 16, Livi rated it really liked it. She came and visited my daughter’s Creative Writing Class. For Christmas, a ton of good books weren’t really on my list but fortunately, a family member disregarded my wishes and bought me a dozen best selling books. This is a book that the kids in my high school were reading.