In Diva, the companion to Alex Flinn’s YA novel Breathing Under Water, Caitlin is dealing with a lot. She’s living through the aftermath of an abusive re. Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn. Flashback; Ex: “Me. Sixth grade. Looking like I might explode out of y jeans any second at middle-school. Breathing Underwater was Flinn’s first novel. It was originally published in and was chosen a Top 10 ALA.

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Alex Flinn

True, a lot of girls prefer to call themselves Diva but they do not know the extent of the word. Dec 08, Megan rated it liked it. Caitlin has a super good voice and can sing all right, but has an abusive boyfriend whom she cannot forget about.

Flinn fljnn grant them a little bit of a break-through, but only enough that is realistic for the characters and relationship established.

Jul 23, Richie Partington rated it it was amazing. She really sang at school of the art and with four exclamation marks!!!! Of course, getting away from her old school and her old friends aids in her being significantly more sane about it. View all 3 comments. If you would like to contact me, please visit my Facebook, Twitter, or website or e-mail me alixwrites aol. Are you that good?


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Maybe it was the characters, maybe it was the plot, but I would definitely recommend it. I just didn’t want to keep going. Glinn through, my legs stopped shaking.

This is what I love. I joined the kids in the corner, and Mom sat down.

Caitlin’s maturing at the same time as her mother behaves and dresses like a teenager while seeming unable to function without a man in her life. But even at a school of talented teens, she feels outcast at first, although friendships grow. May 26, Fatima rated it it was amazing. A bit snobbish little princess addicted to others said by character mentioned below. At twelve, she moved to Palmetto Bay, Floridaa suburb of Miami, where she still lives. I turn back around.

This page was last edited on 19 Flnnat Alexandra Flinn born October 23, is an American writer of novels for young adults. Once again, the dining room had the usual rippling lunch snake.

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Flinn’s Mirrored is a retelling of Snow White[20] set in Miami Florida in the s and the present day. Alfx judge a book by it’s cover. This book was very surprising to me; I actually enjoyed reading it understatement, I couldn’t put it down and read it all in one setting! I studied opera in college I’m a coloratura — the really loud, high-pitched sopranos. Adrian quickly lets her go to him and offers for her to return to the apartment in the spring if she desires, this time as a friend and not a prisoner.


It was also a 1 New York Times bestseller. In Snow Whitewhen the a. Bewitching Kendra Chronicles Paperback. Caitlin is a lesson to Nick and the other way around.

I was with Mom Big mistake. This is a worthwhile read and Foinn appreciate that Alex Flinn goes into the nitty-gritty and truly tackles emotional issues instead of just glossing over them like a l This isn’t as good as Breathing Underwaterwhich is the companion novel that tells the “before” part of the story, where Nick actually abuses Caitlin.

I usually don’t pick up books that seem to have a first impression of being too girly, which flnin a bad habit that I’ve been trying to shake off for I don’t even know where to start, that’s how much one can say about this book! I really related flinnn lot to Diva. She never tells her mom about the audition because she does not like that she like to do opera.