The Thing About the Truth by Lauren Barnholdt – In this humorous love story from the author of Two-way Street, an unlikely romance is the best sort of. THE THING ABOUT THE TRUTH by Lauren Barnholdt Although the chaotic aftermath is detailed early on, Barnholdt’s snappy dialogue and. The Thing About the Truth. by Lauren Barnholdt. Kelsey’s not going to let one mistake ruin her life. Sure, she got kicked out of prep school and.

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As Kelsey approached, Isaac held his arms open.

The Thing About the Truth

Thus Kelsey and Isaac become the leaders and founders of the new group — spending more time together than either of them would have hoped for. And that is the ultimate message from this story. Initially there was two reasons Rruth picked up thibg book: Isaac is supposed to be th Well, I’m kind of Barnholdt just put is out there that Senator Brandano is fake and an ass and that there are some major issues between him and his wife and son and just leave it like that.

But I really shouldn’t have bothered because I hated this one even more! We sure needed another young adult book that showcases violence as a proper emotional outlet.

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This was not explained in the end. Both Isaac and Kelsey were great characters, I adore love stories where the main characters start off hating each other and then end up falling in love and the interactions between Kelsey and Isaac made me smile.


It reminds me of Meg Cabot’s Princess Diaries series but it’s still different because it’s not a diary.


Plus, he could say some of the most atrocious things, while she could behave in equally insensitive manner. I’m struggling to come up with a redeeming quality, and I guess I would just say that perhaps teenagers would actually enjoy this book this is definitely not a book for sbout who read YA.

Return to Book Page. Although the chaotic aftermath is detailed early on, Barnholdt’s snappy dialogue and deftly woven flashbacks will keep readers turning the pages in comic suspense.

The romance was cute and sweet, but I saw it coming from a mile away. The plot essentially hinges on a lie; what happens one character conceals a truth from another. There were a few things I wish had been further explored.

I suppose I was barbholdt her to have some bigger secrets in her closet than the one she did. They must learn to be honest and to trust in each other to thinf their relationship work. And they just ignore her.

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Feb 20, Tiffani rated it liked it. Barnholtd favorite part of the novel was the alternating perspectives between Isaac and Kelsey, I love being able to see into more than Read more reviews like this at http: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I want to let everyone in this know, if you read this layren, do not judge it by the cover, judge it by the One of my favorite things about life yes LIFE are the contemporary YA writers that put out great book after great book.

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He turned into a lovesick puppy too quickly and too suddenly that it annoyed me a lot.

Not all the time, but enough for me to notice and start to wonder what she really wants. Isaac Bernardo was not a bad ass. I do not understand what is up with Kelsey’s parents. It really brought my liking and my rating of this book wayyy down. I just did not feel that connected to Kelseys character. tbe

I wanted romantic high school drama as a respite from the more serious books I had been reading recently, so it’s not like I was expecting a life-altering read or anything.

I would not call it insta-love, but it was not slowburn and explored. Sure I would be angry but I feel Isaac’s anger about it was over the top. There was very little that I actually enjoyed about this book. For some it might be like that anyway.