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FREE DOC Í READER Waiting For You ☆ 9780670011308 ✓ MONEYEXPRESSCARD ↠ At the beginning of her sopho year Marisa is ready for a fresh start and importantly a boyfriend So when the handsome and popular Derek asks her out Marisa thinks her long wait for happiness is over But several bumArents’ unexpected separation a fight with her best friend and a shocking disappointment in her relationship with Derek test Marisa’s ability to maintain her new outlook Only the anonymous DJ whose underground podcasts have the school’s e Reviewed by Steph for TeensReadToocomMarisa has had a crush on Derek for a long long time He's perfect friendly cute popular The only problem is that he has a girlfriend Then there's Nash her longtime geeky neighbor Sure he's super shy but he's also extremely sweet and smart So when Derek breaks up with his girlfriend and starts paying attention to Marisa she's ecstatic Soon it's official Derek and Marisa the couple of the school But then things change between Nash and Marisa They start to talk and find themselves becoming good friends And then there's the fact that the once geeky Nash isn't so geeky any In fact he seems to have gottena style When Marisa has Derek the guy she's always wanted doesn't that mean she should be happy And when she's not happy does this mean that maybe she and Derek aren't meant to be Susane Colasanti writes a must read for all teens Not only does this book delve into young love but it also deals with family life and the problems that are common today This book is a rite of passage for all teens going through the dramas of high school family problems friend drama crazy siblings cute boys and surprising finds WAITING FOR YOU the third teen read from Colasanti is recommended to all This book will bring laughs tears and awkward moments that will be sure to please everyone who reads it

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Ar seems to understand what Marisa is going through But she has no idea who he is or does sheIn Waiting For You Marisa learns how to “be in the Now” and realises that the love she’s been waiting for has been right in front of her all alon It was exam week I was not supposed to give in into temptations and read but I did and I did not regret it at all Waiting for you is a story of a girl wanting to change herself and she has been waiting all her life for a change From the obvious title Waiting for you it gives readers the impression that the protagonist Marisa is waiting for the special someone to appear and she is But it also involves something deepOne thing about books like this it gives you a moment of euphoria and you still live by the effect later it doesn't actually go away I still find myself head over heels with Nash the boy character in the story but as usual it's kind of cliche not that I mind I have my own theory for cliche ness no matter how typical or predictable a story might be every story has it's own clicheness you know what will happen but the biggest uestion is the 'HOW' that's why I love reading these storiesNow let me sort of summarize this story to you without leaking any spoilers Marissa is an average girl maybe slightly lower than average because people looked at her as if she's like a freak and she never had anyone who notices her She has this huge crush on this hearthrob Derek an awesome family a BFF Sterling which I think it's a cool name and a new school year with new resolution One problem she has anxiety disorder Just when things were going in her way bad things kept on happening and she fell into depression again not that intense but it's sad who pulled her out of it Dirty Dirk yes I love this dude if he's in my school I would totally worship him LOL That's all I can write without revealing something I'm not supposed to PFor my review 1 I love that I could predict things It made me feel like I have psychic power or something and my prediction did come true in the book Who's Dirty Dirk from the very first moment What happened to Marisa's parents oh this is so about the 'HOW' Derek's character and what he would do but he did something that suprises me though The turnout of eventsYup that's probably the most of it but that did not stop me from cracking over the plot and go all weepy the next second Like I said euphoria 2 My mind was lost for the last couple of days exams do that to me and I was feeling a bit depressed because I know I'll do bad for my Biology paper that day and Waiting for you made me feel anew I swear it's like fate which reminded me of Susan's other book Something like Fate all of a sudden there's Dirty Dirk and he's likecommnunicating to me That's when I know I'm in love P3 It made me go all weepy in the end I just love a happy ending Waiting for you despite the 'chick ish' title is something worth reading It could be your 'curl up with' book

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Waiting For YouAt the beginning of her sopho year Marisa is ready for a fresh start and importantly a boyfriend So when the handsome and popular Derek asks her out Marisa thinks her long wait for happiness is over But several bumps in the road including her p What works1 I liked the description of the main character as being not too skinny not too fat unable to fit into some jeans etc I liked that she seemed like a real girl although her people say I'm pretty but I don't think so struck me as a little coy from a first person narrator2 The relationship with her best friend Sterling was well developed and interesting Sterling is somewhat ADD obsessed with older boys a fantastic chef a little demanding but loyal as hell She was just the kind of best friend a high school girl would have weird maddening but there when you need her3 Whenever Nash got all know it ally or obnoxious I ate it up Maybe because he reminded me of my little brother in a way who is 16 and is sweet and funny but definitely a know it all but also because I really enjoyed that he was by no means perfect but still ended up being perfect for Marisa4 It was cool to see parents who had lives separate from their children and made mistakes but were still good parents So often in YA novels the parents are completely absentWhat doesn't1 Her dialogue with its tags of Sterling was all and then I was like It's been commented on before here but man did it drive me crazy The whatevs and parental units and all that was very distracting as well2 At one point it said something about whale on a guitar It's wail right I'm not mistaken on that I just don't see how one could whale on a guitar and I know it sounds petty but come on now This is a professional book that's gone through who knows how many revisions and that one got by all those people3 The blatant PUMP UP THE VOLUME rip off This was my main problem with Colasanti's first book It was so clearly inspired by SAY ANYTHING and just because the main character references SAY ANYTHING while he holds the stereo up for his love interest doesn't make it okay to be so derivative This one had Nash as Dirty Dirk Christian Slater as Hard Harry anyone which just seemed a completely unnecessary plot device We already have the burgeoning friendship between her and Nash and their past relationship when they were kids and so to have him ALSO be this super hip radio show host just seemed like too much And it works in PUMP UP THE VOLUME because Christian Slater's character Markis really uiet and keeps to himself so his alter ego doesn't conflict with his real personality because his real personality is deliberately keeping a low profile But in Nash's case we see him ALL the time interacting with Marisa and it just doesn't seem like Dirty Dirk fits his profile at all Dirty Dirk spouts advice about how boys don't want to talk about relationships and boys either like you or they don't but Nash is way complex than that so it doesn't make any sense why he'd adopt that persona At the end Marisa kisses him and he claims it's his last show but why did he start the show in the first place It seems really out of character4 The references God the references If I read one laudatory paragraph about MY SO CALLED LIFE I thought I was going to puke Yes it was an awesome show TEN YEARS AGO Do teenagers still care about it that much And I like Jodi Picoult as much as the next person but did we need the brief message from our sponsors as the mom gives a brief synopsis of NINETEEN MINUTES as the book she's currently reading 5 The length I'm biased 'cause I'm one of those There's no need for a director's cut of LORD OF THE RINGS because it's plenty long enough as it is kind of people but it seemed like a lot from this book could've been cut It starts with a page about summer camp for example and how it was so freaking awesome that school was starting Why can't we just start right on the first day of school Summer camp never comes up again And then other things like her relationship with Nash develops a lot of its most important moments off the page Suddenly she's going to his house and they're working together but I would've liked to see of that first awkward meeting with the interview uestions That was an interesting device so why did Colasanti abandon it 6 The past about the anxiety disorder or rather the lack of development about that past I'm not going to lie when I read Colasanti's acknowledgments where she thanked a Doctor for giving her insight into what it's like to have depressionanxiety I actually laughed Out loud For the first time since I'd opened the book Maybe it's just because I had anxiety and depression all throughout high school but it seemed like with the exception of a brief brushed over bout of staying home a lot and not doing her homework Marisa handled many things surprisingly well She has lots of friends I had trouble keeping up with Andrea and Julia and company and started wondering why they mattered she flips out about her boyfriend spending time with his ex in a completely reasonable way for a high school girl she handles her parents' separation with as much aplomb as again we can expect from a sixteen year old girlso where does this HORRIBLE ANXIETY DISORDER come in Where are ALL THOSE ISSUES THAT MADE EVERYONE THINK SHE WAS CRAZY It seemed like it was thrown in there to give her a little bit of a back story but never developed Yeah she's a little neurotic But I have a hard time seeing her as having some sort of crippling social anxiety when she seems to deal with other people and many large crises just fine7 The transitions Nearly every beginning of a chapter made me cringe Can I just say that when you're hoping things will get better but they don't it majorly sucks You CAN say that but I wish you wouldn't as it's kind of a Captain Obvious type of thing to say Darius is a hard core nerd You know the type At least she recognizes he's a type I guess My Aunt Katie is the coolest person I know There's this rivalry between orchestra and band geeks and No matter how outrageously wrong life gets I can always count on Sterling to make me feel better aren't bad necessarily but they read like the start to a five paragraph essay There are three ways my Aunt Katie is cool first she likes online dating secondly she's really young and borrows my clothes8 Capturing the Now Not only was the constant capitalization of the Now really cheesy but I'm personally just a little sick of the main character expresses herself through photography which she's surprisingly good at but which only comes up when it has to thing It ranks right up there with me and the klutzy heroine device Like I said personal preference This book is what brought me out of hiding to sign up for GoodReads so I guess I should thank it But yeah overall to paraphrase Colasanti Can I just say that when you're hoping a book you spent 1799 on will get better but it doesn't that it majorly sucks