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Magan: Me, Him, Them and It by Caela Carter

Me, Him, Them, and It by Caela Carter ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: February 26, 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 320 Target audience: Young Adult Keywords: high school pregnancy, neglectful parents, adoption, teen raising a baby Format read: ARC from NetGalley (Thanks!) Summary: Since Evelyn’s father’s return to her mother after an affair with the family […]

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June 26, 2014 - 9:00 am

My Best Friend, Maybe by Caela Carter (YA Review) - […] from the past: Magan reviews Caela Carter’s ME HIM THEM AND IT  (now out in […]

February 25, 2013 - 12:01 am

Book Review: Me, Him, Them,and It by Caela Carter | Tripping Over Books - […] Magan @ Rather Be Reading: “Evie was so full of spunk and so unparalleled that she immediately caught my attention from t… […]

February 8, 2013 - 6:43 am

Lori - I was really anxious to read this one, but I just keep putting it off. I’m a little sensitive about the whole pregnancy and baby thing at the moment. 🙂 But this one does sounds really good. I need to pick it up.

February 7, 2013 - 8:24 pm

bookrockbetty - So random that you posted this– I was just thinking about teen pregnancy yesterday– how it’s such a relevant issue, yet I haven’t run into much in all my YA reading. 🙂

February 7, 2013 - 5:58 pm

Aneeqah @ My Not So Real Life - So I’m not going to lie, I’m one of those people that would have said “Hmm, a teen pregnacy book? No, please,” before I read your review. But honestly, I think this book is for me. Like seriously. I can already relate to Evie so much- I’m pretty studious, get straight As, and am one of those people that gets disappointed when she gets a 92 on her Algebra 2 test (which, yes, just happened). And I also have a few extracurriculars that I’m really passionate about (debater in the house!). And I’m a writer (in my free time, of course). So it seems like I’m super similar to Evie. I’ve also felt the need to do something bad, sometimes as well, which is something I don’t admit easily. But when my parents don’t even say anything when I tell them I got a 97 on a super hard test, or a 112% on my AP Biology test (well, I got a good job on that one, but not a very enthusiastic one), I kind of feel the need to ‘act out’ like so many people at my school do to. So I can 100% relate to Evie and her decision to do something like that, honestly. Which is precisely why I’ll be reading this one now.

Thank you SO MUCH for this review, Magan. Seriously, this book is so similar to me in so many ways that I think I just need to read it.

(Also, sorry about that super confessional and super long paragraph. I’ve been feeling kinda disappointed lately, and I just had to gush that when there are so many similarities between the MC of this book and me.)

February 7, 2013 - 4:47 pm

Alexa Y. - Oh wow, it sounds like Evie goes through quite the journey! I think I would read this one just to find out what she does decide to do and how she copes with it all.

February 7, 2013 - 2:04 pm

Nikki @ Foil the Plot - While issues books aren’t typically my thing, I do like how this one deal with a wide variety of problems. I think the whole affair/divorce thing is probably most intriguing to me because it feels a little more relatable. And I can always appreciate a well-fleshed out cast of characters and beautiful writing. Fabulous review!

February 7, 2013 - 1:24 am

Bookworm1858 - I adored Celie and Tammy-they were my bright spots when Evie’s darkness pulled me down. I know she was in an impossible situation but it was not unforeseeable and I found her incredibly annoying.

Estelle: The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George

The Difference Between You and Me by Madeleine George Release Date: March 15, 2012 Publisher: Viking Juvenile Pages: 256 Target: Young adult Format read: A paperback received at ALA. (Thank you!) Why I was interested: Intrigued by this love story. Summary: Jesse and Emily couldn’t be more different. Jesse is the organizer of a group […]

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June 4, 2016 - 5:06 am

Julie - In my opinion, the ending was so abrupt I felt like it was missing a whole chapter. I did read it as an e-book, which makes the ending sneak up regardless, but I was so unsatisfied that I was actually a bit mad. It was a great story, I just thought the ending would be more climactic.

June 16, 2012 - 9:35 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - You are seriously making my TBR list grow every time I read a review on the site (from either you or Magan). This one sounds so interesting! It’s definitely different, and I think that’s what makes it appealing to me!

March 22, 2012 - 6:40 pm

Jasmine Rose - Your review makes me want to read this even more. Before I was only mildly interested but now I want to read it as soon as possible :]

March 21, 2012 - 7:08 pm

VeganYANerds - Excellent review, Estelle! After reading it, I feel like I really want to get to know both Jesse and Emily, I love your felt so connected to the characters, always a sign of a good book!