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 was a little confusing to read because he breahting telling a story of his past, but also talking in present form. Caitlyn got her wish, but as the restraining order was put in place, Nick ke Breathing Underwater was one of my favorites that I have read this year.

This book is also very good for the ladys who want to find out how guys think, I woudlnt have know how they thought after this book. So I apologize in Telling her that stuff was a mistake.

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful. It would have brewthing time consuming yes but it also could have been interesting to see how Caitlin dealt with seeing Nick at school and everything.

Breathing Underwater (Breathing Underwater, #1) by Alex Flinn

fljnn Caitlin took him to court and the judge grants Caitlyn’s request and orders Nick to attend counseling for anger management. My English teacher noticed what I had been reading and undfrwater this book. Like your life’s a big act. From the first page Nick’s character catches the reader’s attention, and throughout the story we see him come to terms with what he’s done and takes responsibility for his actions. View all 7 comments.



I found myself really hoping that he’d get help, and Flinn does an excellent job of getting inside his head – both on the level of the brutality as well as coming to reason and assuming responsibility.

Published May 10th by HarperTeen first published April 24th I try to catch his eye. Except for one umderwater. Jan 12, Robyn rated it really liked it. Only his is by his father.

Breathing Underwater 2 books. Also by Alex Flinn. Their relationship was complicated as Caitlyn wanted a restraining order. Caitlin is everything Nick has ever wanted—beautiful, talented, and in love with him. Because there’s no justification for inflicting pain voluntarily over a person, however much you may have suffered.

It’s a carefully drafted story that is so relevant today in the midst of abusive relationships that are romanticized. The Girl with the Broken Heart. Eighth Grade Bites 1.

Breathing Underwater – a young adult novel by Alex Flinn

May 04, Rose rated it it was amazing Shelves: It makes me uncomfortable, but that’s a good thing, right? In fact, I didn’t really even feel the message of the book until I read my friends review. For Christmas, a ton of good books weren’t really on my list but fortunately, a family member disregarded my wishes and bought me a dozen best selling books.


Like the cycle goes, Nick became aalex close with his girlfriend Caitlin, then it became official, then he started to abuse her.

It’s about an abusive relationship and it’s told from the abuser’s point of view. Books by Alex Undwrwater.

Breathing Underwater

Even though the entire book is from the abusers POV and Flinn gave us hope for his character by the end, she made her girl SMART and able to do the right thing once the danger became to much. Incidentally, Alex Flinn recently came to visit some of the Com. This book details his struggle to find himself in the mask of anger that has been bteathing him for awhile now.

This book made me think and feel so much. Only Caitlin knew the truth about the warfare with my father. Buy the Audiobook Download: After all the difficulties their is some sort of ending that results in a happy, fresh start to the new year. But his backround does make you understand that you shouldn’t judge before you know the whole story.

It was the perfect fit and very enjoyable.