The Thing About the Truth by Lauren Barnholdt – In this humorous love story from the author of Two-way Street, an unlikely romance is the best sort of. THE THING ABOUT THE TRUTH by Lauren Barnholdt Although the chaotic aftermath is detailed early on, Barnholdt’s snappy dialogue and. The Thing About the Truth. by Lauren Barnholdt. Kelsey’s not going to let one mistake ruin her life. Sure, she got kicked out of prep school and.

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We find out that Isaac actually got kicked out, too. Hardcoverpages.

Does it make sense now? I liked the title, and while the cover looked a little awkward, I really liked it.


Feb 16, Reynje rated it it was ok Shelves: My favorite part of the novel was the alternating perspectives between Isaac and Kelsey, I love being able to see into more than Read more reviews like this at http: Trivia About The Thing About t So it surprises them both when they start to fall for each other.

The resolution is as quick as five pages, and it turns out nothing actually mattered. Refresh and try again. There’s this entire build-up we’ve been waiting for, and then it’s over. The fact that this entire book essentially hinges on some really ridiculous characterisation tipped me over the edge. This book is alternating the voice of both Kesley and Isaac – the before and the aftermath of the big activity that both of them were planning.


I really like resolutions in books, and I just didn’t get that here. Et Chloe est tout aussi marante.

But of course, they wind up on a date, and Kelsey just so happens to enjoy it! Plus, he could say some of the most atrocious things, while she could behave in equally insensitive manner. It’s kind of weird because it seems like it takes away the serious atmosphere yet it makes the characters voice more realistic.

On that note, I can see the autor trying to show that Kelsey does not get attention from her parents, which may psychologically lead to her boy problems or something, but even that is a stretch. The whole story was established around one lie and the misunderstandings of the two kind of stuck up teens.

It always comes out, no matter what you do. Basically, they were funny together. No futher explainations, no problems being solved.

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He describes himself as mischievous rather than bad or naughty, but what I love about him is that he tells Kesley the truth – even if it hurts. I loved The Thing About the Truth. What a trutb narrator to follow around, someone with absolutely no redeeming qualities.


One minute, they’re all about hating on each other, and suddenly they’re kissing. He turned into a lovesick puppy too quickly and too suddenly that it annoyed me a lot.

First off, when you absolutely HATE the main love interest, it really destroys a romance novel.

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Isaac – another bad boy being add to my list. I was going to read Two-Way Street but now I abouy turned off forever by this author. Crazy for Young A I do not get why Kelsey would be in trouble, and what the school administration would have to do with any of that. I know our two shallow main characters got their relationship resolution but what about their punishment?

I have been looking forward to reading this book for months, so you can imagine my frustration when it turned out to be a lot different than I expected.

This is now the third book by her that I baout read and honestly they just continue to be more and more amazing. Jan 12, Alyssa rated it it was ok. July 10, Rating: That’s how i felt. I wasn’t a fan of the characters either, which didn’t help.