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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Otherwise, I liked it. On her first day at the local public school, the gimlet-eyed heroine meets her match in Isaac, the hot, barnjoldt son of a senator. Want to Read saving…. I really didn’t like the novel but when this book came in from the library I thought I would give the author another chance.

I loved that Laureb wasn’t the dark, brooding type that left Kelsey wondering how he felt. And still, I hesitate to say even that because I feel as though a teenaged me would have had the same issues with it that adult me did, and I just don’t think teenagers will gain anything from reading it. There are better contemporary novels out there. It was like reading Lola and the boy next door all over again but at least Cricket was essentially a nice guy. We see a budding relationship of two great people that was destroyed by a lie.

But the idea was typical and boring, nothing stood out. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar 24, Abbie rated it liked it.

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Why would she spend that much time on writing about Dave-Chloe-Marsh and just leave it like she did? Apr 11, Linsey rated it it was ok.


Sep 07, Alaa rated it it was ok. We find out lzuren Isaac actually got kicked out, too. The girl did something that made my jaw drop.


Wait, scratch that, wattpaders have better book dilemmas then this book does. No matter how annoying they can barnholst, knowing their personal thoughts makes them likable because of the honesty of it. Another disappointment is the ending.

Isaac didn’t even care about it, all he cared about was the fact that she lied. All of Barnholdt’s stories that I’ve read anyway are written like this and I believe that it adds to the charm of the characters. Les couvertures et moi! Her secret was out, and Isaac was very mad at her for lying. The consequence of their actions during the Face It Down activity The ending was a bit abrupt, and of course, I wanted more, more, more. Sure, it’s a cute, quick read, but it’s kind of superficial.

It was like reading Lola and the boy next door all over again but at least Cricket was I don’t know why I even bothered. I was expecting something bigger, and more of a dilemma that leaves your mouth hanging for about an hour, or two To me, the dilemma that the author created, was a little bit childish, And if I really wanted to read a book like that, I would go to ‘wattpad’…. However, one little lie that Kelsey told Isaac could ruin their relationship and get both of them kicked out of school.

He was pretty irresistible.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lauren Barnholdt was trying to get the point across that Isaac was dark and banholdt but instead he was just a guy who listened to everything Kelsey told him to do what kind of bad boy listens to what other people say? They are sex-obsessed assholes whose inner commentary ranges from slut-shaming to victim-blaming to just plain gross. Also, i couldn’t stop reading it.


It tjing not directly hurt anyone.

World of Teh Review: The story is told in “Before” and “Aftermath” chapters. I don’t mind an ending left a little open for you to decide for yourself which way the trtuh go but this felt almost as if parts of the plot were left unresolved. Feb 20, Tiffani rated it liked it. Their relationship went way too fast, too.

All the usual suspects are wheeled out: Especially when it comes to Isaac.

Kelsey is determined to stay away from Isaac, despite Isaac’s efforts to win her over. Books by Lauren Barnholdt. You’re reading all ahout the characters thoughts and everything that they feel. The big lie and the catastrophic outcome of Face it Down Day was a huge letdown.

I thought that was really cool because you got the whole entire story that way. There was very little that I actually enjoyed about this book.

But frankly, it feels lazy. Chloe to me, had more depth and character abokt any of the others, and I wish I knew how her story ended.

The Thing About the Truth

Fast paced, funny, realistic dialogue between teenagers. Kelsey is a real witch-with-a-b and I found myself getting bored with her. He turned into a lovesick puppy too thd and too suddenly that it annoyed me a lot.