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. Look for Diva, the sequel to Breathing Underwater. Breathing Underwater’s Honors and Awards “Alex Flinn is not yet a staple of young adult literature.

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It shows his feelings, his stories, and his struggles. Mar 16, Livi rated it really liked it. Thus begins Nick’s journey into recalling what really happened in his relationship with Caitlin, as he toggles between the past written inside a journal he keeps and the present day, where he has to deal with the aftermath of his actions.

I know people in similar situations or even someone like Nick. At first I didn’t think I would relate to this book because the main character is a teenage male struggling with anger issues.

That’s not what this book is about. He knew that no matter how hard he tried, he would never get Caitlin back. I thought so too.


Breathing Underwater

He had no right to hit a woman. He changed completely after taking the class, and the death of his friend Leo, and realized that life is too short and should be taken in, not wasted. Nick was undwrwater in the beginning, and thought that just a slap was okay.

It was really unique from different books because you were living in his underaater and past at the same time. Mar 28, Amanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: As the book went on, I realized I related to Nick more and more learning new things about him and myself while reading.

Apex is a book that the kids in my high school were reading. Sep 10, Reagan rated it it was amazing.

Sep 12, Minutes years. Look for Divathe sequel to Breathing Underwater.


I meet her eyes, bretahing to make her remember all the good times. I just reread this one on audio, and wow. In Breathing Underwater we are inside Nick’s head, and we meet him in a courtroom where he gets a restraining order toward his ex-girlfriend, Caitlin.

It is not a justification. Books by Alex Flinn. What Nick did was wrong, so obviously wrong. I can’t wait to see what happens in Diva!!!

Telling her that stuff was a mistake.


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It is so innovative and interesting to me. This probably influenced my interest in witches It also means I can’t use that as a password or security question — and no, I won’t tell you my first pet’s name.

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I was so excited for the ending the whole time, because I wanted to see what happened to the couple. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Nick is one of the chosen few at his high school: But to create change like I suspect the author was trying to do, I think it fails miserably.

Like literally twice brreathing year. I am tlinn to sleep on it, and I may change my mind tomorrow!!

May 15, Gabriel rated it really liked it. The worst is reading a book and being confused throughout and I cannot say I was confused at breathihg. This novel was a heartbreaking, insightful read for me, and I couldn’t put it down, to be honest.