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I was on the line about whether to add this book to the “enjoyably bad” shelf, since I couldn’t decide if it was actually bad. The writing style is pretty good, but I had a problem with the characters and the way the author tells her story – like it’s a cautionary tale and it should teach teenagers what to avoid in life and how to behave.

Made me laugh and it made me cry – my favorite kind! Every time I start to read one of those books, I put it down again because I get afraid my writing is going to turn out exactly like this.

Honey, Baby, Sweetheart

Caletti is especially skilled at creating rich teenage voices who have equally rich adults in their lives. Boy, was I ever wrong! May 11, Books and Literature for Teens rated it it was amazing Shelves: You fall in love and you think you’re finding yourself. Read on for more about Merrie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!

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It teaches about love and also moral values. I was incredulous at some of the characters, I had difficulty digesting what the author really wanted to convey, and I had trouble joining together the two seemingly disjointed sub-stories involved.

I tried to keep my arm clutched tight to my side, soldierlike. Good thing Goodreads has a feature where gaby can add your favorite quotes in a book. Ruby is known as ‘The Quiet Girl’.

Honey, Baby, Sweetheart by Deb Caletti Book Reviews

Her dad, Chip had left her family a little after Chip Jr. Ruby’s relationship with her librarian mother is pretty interesting and I like her closeness to her offbeat brother.

Summer just opens the door and lets you out.

I just didn’t connect with any of them and therefore made me very uninterested and unattached to the book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The MC discover who she really is and not who the boy defines her as. I only saw this boy, good-looking, oh, God, with a helmet under one arm, looking at me with this bemused smile.

Reader reviewed by safia It’s almost as good as a Sarah Dessen book, but not quite there.

But as soon as I started to speak, I could feel the right one loosen and slip with every small gesture.


There’s only one place you can find yourself. Love, Life, and the List. Read on for more about Brock and his book, an interview, an excerpt, plus an giveaway! I loved the plot and sweegheart characters. Once again Caletti has created a vividly adventurous and humorous home-spun coming of age story.

When one of Traviss schemes goes too far, Ruby ditches him, but she has already fallen for him. I initially failed to grasp the entire point of her risky and intrepid actions; she annoyed me all the way to my fingertips.

Ruby ends up following her conscious and does the right thing. Caletti has the gift of voice and tells her story with humor, insight, and compassion. She was more like family, though.


I got to go the way I liked: Yes, it’s true that a bsby of the book is taken up with the story of how Ruby falls for Travis. She becomes more risky and does immoral things she would never dreamed of doing herself.

Jan 28, Katy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This time they were open, and I was on foot and alone.