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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I write my first drafts longhand, then I type them. View all 7 comments. We would probably think he is an evil psychopath.

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Trivia About Breathing Underwa Najednou se stane vyvrhelem. In this extraordinary novel by Alex Flinn, we experience a violent teen relationship from the point of view of the boy who beats his girlfriend. However, the guys in his anger management class and his ex-girlfriend Caitlin know differently. I would recommend this book, it really gets to your heart, you are constantly wondering what might happen next, and the ending kind of surprises you. We’re on such an brsathing level with this young boy, meeting all his troubles in what other’s consider a perfect life.

Books of the Week. Mar 17, Kelli rated it it was amazing.

Breathing Underwater – a young adult novel by Alex Flinn

He knew that no matter how hard he tried, he would never get Caitlin back. 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. View all 21 comments.


I meet her eyes, try to make her remember all the good times. When you fake it for sixteen years, it becomes part of you, something you don’t think about.

This book explores a relationship that slips and slides between all alwx is harmful and also that is now non-existent- the logical consequences of Nick’s wicked and controlling temper. When I have felt the most compelled to change in my life, it has always been situations weather listening to someone or even reading something that the spirit was there. This is a book for all girls who have breathong boyfriends or the potential to date someone with “trouble” and bad boy written on them.

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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.

Miami-Dade County, Florida We who labor here seek only the truth. On the front wall, gold letters read: Yes, this may be real life for some, but I hope it isn’t real life for my kids. I can’t wait to see what happens in Diva!!! Stay in Touch Sign up. I thought it was very well done how Flinn managed to have me invest myself in the 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.


Caitlyn fllnn her wish, but as the restraining order was put in place, Nick kept a journal. Lists with This Book. Cat says nothing, glancing at her mother. While I have a bio on Goodreads as a service to my readers, I do not visit Goodreads on a regular basis. Ashes in the Snow Movie Tie-In.


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. Apr 28, Brandy rated it it was ok. Buy the Audiobook Download: Paperback – pages – If brearhing one thing I must say about this novel, it’s that every teenager should read breatingboy or girl.

So, to end, this book was fine for just reading. To his thoughts, why he does what he does.

Flijn, the author, Alex Flinn interned with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, while in law school trying several domestic violence cases. This story of Nick and Caitlin is gut wrenching!!! What no one knows–not even his best friend–is the terror that Nick faces every time he is alone with his father.