Dedication [Nicola Kraus, Emma McLaughlin, Ashley West] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kate Hollis’s ex-boyfriend’s face plasters. Find out more about Dedication by Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. With over 6 million copies of their books in print in over 32 languages Newsweek declared McLaughlin and Kraus a ‘phenomenon.’ The Nanny Diaries is a #1.

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It was like nicooa song, a three minutes song for a 17 year old girl is a lifetime but for a 30 year old woman it’s just a song. Chapters switch back and forth between the present and the pivotal middle and high school years where Kate then Katie and Jake did the first-love thing: Return to Book Page. I love nickla good chick lit book every now and again. There are about ten zillion pop culture references to the early 90s, some of which are funny, but others just feel like they’re trying too hard to bank on nostalgia.

To have read all dedicatjon garbage about the messed up families and their relationship to have her finally get her closure and walk out on him? Price may vary by retailer.

I never thought I could actually hate a book.

I’m so sorry to say this because I have never given any book a one star. Through it’s been 13 years, Kate still has a primal need to confront not only the boy who abandoned her before the senior prom, but the musical pirate who used her personal life as fodder for his most celebrated songs and cheated his high school bandmates out of deserved recognition and royalties.

In Dedicationauthors Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus put Kate Hollis in just such a situation and leave her to fumble her way through the answers to these and many more questions. The story was absolute, she had a friend who always cares for her, Lauraa bandmate who always on her side for fun and a family who always cares for her.


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Maybe if they dated for an extremely long time, had an long passionate affair with each other subsequent to the high school break-up, etc. It took a long time to figure out why they were so angry for much of the book. Additionally, the whole book revolves around her studies obsession of a former high school flame that garners pretty much zero interest or empathy. Apr 14, Claire rated it it was ok. The best is when a book makes you feel like you’re still talking in the whee hours with your best college friend.

The book started off cute, especially the high school parts, which seemed realistic. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.

This book was so bad that I didn’t even want to finish it. Definitely worth reading, but take your time.


And, yep, he wrote about that, too. Aug 26, Patty rated fmma really liked it Shelves: I really liked the book because the protagonist, Katehave a certain thing that produces a greater outcome in the end. Self-centered rock star comes back to his roots where jilted ex-girlfriend who swore vengeance years earlier “confronts” him.

But after getting the call in the dead of night and jumping on a plane, ekma she turn back now? I think most women can relate that their first true love especially if it was in high school holds a special plac I really liked this book.

Book review: Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus’ *Dedication *

I’m hoping this will be one of those times. Feb 20, Ginny rated it did not like it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The adult sections of the book were so overly dramatic and insanely unreal, and I didn’t feel like I could respect the main character who is supposed to be smart and grounded. I hate the authors’ style of writing – It’s so confusing and I had to read and re-read several sentences, which is a waste of time for a book that’s meant to be a fast read.


This book might emmma suitable for kidsor worseno one: Jake is an ass THAT is what this book is about and it was fascinating.

I can’t wait to read more of your works, girls you did a great job for this book although some readers don’t liked it. Apr 22, Debby added it Shelves: The moment she has been waiting for has arrived. And now you have the chance to confront him? I only read one of the articles online that he’s trying to change, a no drug Pete Doherty. I thought these two authors had a more savvy slant on chick lit, something for the girl reader with a brain.

Jun 06, Krystal rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This is just one of those books that’s a quick read. Emmma About This Book. It was okay, but just okay. On the eve of their prom, Jake Sharpe vanished, resurfacing when his song “Losing” — about his and Kate’s first sexual experience — shot to the top of the Billboard charts.

This is not their best, but I did enjoy it. I feel like the first several chapters of grade 7, 8, 9 or whatever could haven summed up in several pages rather than chapters.

It was cute, I guess. Now thirty-year-old Kate gets the call that Jake has finally landed back in their Vermont hometown for an MTV special.