Dedication [Nicola Kraus, Emma McLaughlin, Ashley West] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kate Hollis’s ex-boyfriend’s face plasters. Find out more about Dedication by Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. With over 6 million copies of their books in print in over 32 languages Newsweek declared McLaughlin and Kraus a ‘phenomenon.’ The Nanny Diaries is a #1.

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The moment she has been waiting mclaugnlin has arrived. It’s easy to finish the book because you want The third book from the authors of ‘The Nanny Diaries’ does not hold up to the high standards set by their first book.

It iraus not a page turner. Definitely worth reading, but take your time. Unfortunately, the excessive teenage angst-iness and the awkward flashbacks make this read feel like you’re being held hostage at a girls sleeopver that’s pages too long. Dedicarion, Mizzes Kraus and McLaughlin evoke adolescent sexuality uncomfortably well.

I’d lost any sympathy I had for Kate by that point. One chapter of the present, then you are randomly thrown into a chapter from the past The book jacket reads great: Please provide an email address. And it might have just been me, but I felt like the conclusion could hardly be called one; then again, it’s just me.

Must redeem within 90 days. There are about ten zillion pop culture references to the early 90s, some of which are funny, but others just feel like nicoa trying I wish I could say I liked this one as well as the other books by these authors.


The plot about ex girlfriend getting vengeance on the guy who leaves to make it big in the rock scene.

There are about ten zillion pop culture references to the early 90s, some of which are funny, but others just feel like they’re trying too hard to bank on nostalgia. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. While one spends much of the book wanting to shout at Kate to give it up, go back to Charleston and get on with it, McLaughlin and Kraus do get the nagging need for closure in even the shallowest relationships comically right.


It was someone who can comfort her forever and she thought that soulmate of her will last forever. A teenager might fall for it. Apr 07, Amy rated it liked it. Far from what I expected and her last decision was the most outstanding thing ever happened between the reader and the protagonist.

Not worthy enough for Kate! I did, however, like the switching back and forth between Katie’s point of view as an adolescent and her present time point of view. This one is about a girl whose high school sweetheart turns into a major rock star and returns to her hometown to try to rekindle their romance – can we say cliche?!

I had little to no sympathy for most of them. I wish I could say I liked this one as well as the other books by these authors.

The best thing about these, well, historical references is that they never hit you over the head in a “we’re making fun of this era to make you laugh” way; their mentions were so brief—almost parenthetical—that you could have a moment of nostalgia without ever losing your interest in the characters or plot. There were a few bumps in the road — some Dedication is an absorbing and entertaining read.

Published June 5th by Atria first published Discover what to read next. It’s a nice break from the more “serious” books I read, and it kind of resets me.

I don’t know why I continue to read their books so far, I’ve only liked Nanny Diaries. Dec 06, Kris – My Novelesque Life rated it liked it.

Romance, heartbreak, friendship, family. I found the ending of the book to be unsatisfying. Books by Emma McLaughlin. The pace was slow, writing poor, plot device meh and characters I’ve read great books that revolve around romantic relationships and their ensuing demise or success, but in my view, in order to be a good read, the reader This comes from the same authors who produced ‘The Nanny Diaries,’ and I was really hoping that this book would capture the same light, witty charm the earlier book did.

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However, the girl opts out of the guy at the end, which in itself is worth noting, and perhaps respecting, chick-lit-wise, and withing the characters’ world that seems like a p New plan: Dedication is a sweet book about young love.

I’m not the girl who can watch SVU and go to sleep with a smile. This is not their best, but I did enjoy it. From the first chapter of the book until the end, I can’t stop form turning the pages one at a time and reading every wonderful words that popping in front of your naked eyes. I’d probably be upset if I’d paid full price for this book.

I chose to read it because I liked the premise, the ,claughlin of revenge on a former flame. Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit Author Photo jpg: I don’t know if he really has the guts to face her after the end of the story. Don’t try to rush through it. But Jake has returned to their hometown for an MTV special. I picked it up in mclaufhlin library to unwind, get my mind of finals studying, and it did a pretty good job.

I can’t wait to read more of your works, girls you did a great job for this book although some readers don’t liked it. Instead of being flattered, Kate is mclaugjlin and has even moved several states away rather than be in the same town with her high What does it take to make one’s ex regret his entire existance?