High school senior Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. Designer dresses and strappy heels? Not her thing. Can losing out at her prom ultimately lead to finding true love? Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom. Publication Date: January 1, ; Genres: Fiction. PROLOGUE: Food, a cell phone, and my dignity all things I do not have I don’t know how I ended up on the side of Hollister Road, lying in this ditch.

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My only wish was for a bit more interaction between Ian and Justina – other than that, the book was well-written and mdllom voice never faltered. I don’t like feeling lost as to what is going on in a story, so the whole first chapter really bugged me.

Jul 14, Savannah Books With Bite rated it it was amazing. I enjoyed reading about Justina a This is such a cute story that left me laughing and smiling so much! Well, I rogin say I liked the voice. However, at some point I realized that I strongly disliked Justina’s character. But she knows if she’s going to break her rule, Ian is the guy to do it with. July 26, 18 16 Jul 31, Hyperion Book CH Availability: You know exactly what I was picturing? Not only is Justine as relatable to a teen as any other young adult fiction, but she makes you really wonder if going for your good and close guy friends is really a smart idea.

We could totally carpool.

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They were just freaking emllom. It’s a concept I’ve seen before, yet still neat and kept me wondering. It goes something like this The book alternates between the present in the and the events of the night before. He was such a sweet and truly nice guy, which made him an absolute winner in my book! Seriously Justina was completely off her rocker and I loved every minute of it. Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release!


Aug 24, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: I loved every page and it will steal your heart just from the description, you will buy it just to see if it is as funny and the description and if funny isn’t the word then interesting because how can you say no to a night that has all that listed in it!

Feeling sorry for yourself? One chapter would be about the prom and her so-called adventures and the one after would be about her discussing her so-called adventures with some people strangers, really.

Told in twelve and a half minute segments with convenience store commercial interruptions thrown in, it felt like the author didn’t trust the story enough to let it tell itself. As a character, Justina makes little sense. I like that the story is told in flashbacks to a couple of people at z convienence store. An Endless Quest Book. Overall, I didn’t like this book.

I saw others describe this book as worthy of being a John Hughes’ movie and honestly, that is so true. This book is so much fun! I grinned with fluffy happiness when the most unexpected people came through for her.

To get the whole etory, Justina will have to face the boy who ditched her. Since I knew Justina ends her night alone, dumped out of a car, and hating the guy she was supposed to be in love with, my curiosity was super high.

Really, he was the sweetest guy.

At first, I thought I wasn’t going to finish the book the beginning was a little confusing and not that interesting–for me but as I skimmed through the pages I realized it was much, much better than I thought. Sorry if this sounded awful, the book is totally read-able.

You know when you’re watching a really bad horror movie and you end up shouting at the characters on screen, calling them out for their stupidity?

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January 3, High school senior Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom.

Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat handle first. I enjoyed reading about Justina and see her crazy roller coaster emotions.

Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom Book Reviews

Maybe she can figure out where everything went wrong. It flows good and I think there is an audience out there for it. Plus, I just loved the way the chapters alternated between the food she was fed at the and the various injuries and stains she attained during the night before. We are introduced to Justina who’s lying in a ditch early in the morning after what was supposed to be the best night of her life.

This is a very cute and refreshing novel that I could finish reading very fast.

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Check the correct box [ ] Yes “Dude. I also couldn’t believe how insane her prom was, although at times unbelievable, I enjoyed the ride nonetheless! I really enjoyed this book and think it will appeal to a broad range of readers. Already have an account? We will also be hosting a give Rather than consult with friends or teen magazines, Justina allows her mother to plan her outfit – resulting in a horrifying Prom is the last thing Justina would ever plan on attending. Justina, who has a very unique name, which I love, is telling the story of her prom.

They may have been a little wild, but they also proved to be loyal and great friends. Something will finally happen between them. I can’t wait for more from Mellom. And then ditched her. This book ditchsd so funny and absolutely adorable.