In Diva, the companion to Alex Flinn’s YA novel Breathing Under Water, Caitlin is dealing with a lot. She’s living through the aftermath of an abusive re. Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn. Flashback; Ex: “Me. Sixth grade. Looking like I might explode out of y jeans any second at middle-school. Breathing Underwater was Flinn’s first novel. It was originally published in and was chosen a Top 10 ALA.

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Adrian realizes that Linda is the same girl to whom he gave the rose corsage. I’m not sure where the title “Diva” actually came from. A victim won’t have to stay a victim forever. Whatever but I am so happy that I am finally catch up to read all of Alex Flinn’s books! It was one thing to sing in my room. Despite the fact that the title is Diva, Caitlin is actually anything but.

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Oct 18, Allison Sattizahn rated it did not like it. And her best friend Gigi, was the wind beneath her wings, however eccentric she seemed to be. It begins with the tale of Violet, a friendless, homely girl who discovers she has magic powers and uses these powers to acquire beauty. In this companion novel to Alex Flinn’s acclaimed Breathing Underwater, Caitlin puts her past as “the abused girlfriend” flijn her and moves onward and upward to Diva—dom.

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Her character alez really developed in B. The tale continues in the present day with Celine, Violet’s stepdaughter, who is more beautiful than she and the object of Violet’s envy and wrath.


Alex Flinn does an excellent job of writing an entertaining story that gives teenagers something to think and talk about without lecturing or talking down to them. This book is written as a diary showing the events of Beastly from Lindy’s perspective, along with a few extra things. She graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in vocal performance opera then went to law school at Nova Southeastern University [1] and practiced law for 10 years before quitting her day job to devote herself full-time to writing, following the acceptance of her third book.

This picks up right where that book ended, just as Caitlin starts at her new performing arts high school in Miami. Feb 13, Ales Redman rated it really liked it. Breathing Underwater ale Flinn’s first novel. My throat feels worse. I enjoyed reading Caitlin’s side of things even though her annoying way of writing her blog entries “OMG she wanted 2 go 2 the mall” was distracting. All That Jazz Date: Caitlin is a sixteen years old girl, who enjoys singing opera.

Diva Alex Flinn Limited preview – No, this is not thriller! For most people, the word “diva” means brilliant, talented, over-the-top, and glamorous. It is told in a girls perspective so more girls may like this book over boys.

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The relationship with her mother is complex and interesting. Of course, she came back completely different. But anyone who equips opera, equips fat singer. The characters and plot are something easily to relate to since I am also involved in the arts.


Don’t get me wrong Account Options Sign in. Maria Georgina de la Iglesia Corre. All I had to do was convince my mother, the cosmetics For most people, the word “diva” means brilliant, talented, over-the-top, and glamorous. Apr 04, Nicole lost in the book’s world rated it liked it Shelves: Showing of 21 reviews.

And the fact that she is still struggling to let go of her relationship, of Nick, but that she won’t give in – that was admirable. We end up with Nick. Michael finds refuge at a traveling carnival and also falls in love with a fellow carny, Kirstie. Harper Collins- Juvenile Fiction – pages.

I picture myself doing a pyramid or making up a cheer and. She has some problems to maintain an “optimal” weight. I don’t think this sends a good message to girls–or to any bj. When she arrives, she feels like an outcast because she is not a triple threat.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Alex Crusan, a year-old HIV positive high school junior, is attacked in his car early one morning and sent to the hospital. Now, I am waiting for her next book, Mirrored. And I realize I have to do alwx I can to make it happen, even if it means leaving other things behind. I heard her, thinking it.