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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When the two meet, they begin to solve the mystery of why each is there. She makes the escape by pursuing one of her dreams. Flinn’s Mirrored is a retelling of Snow White[20] set in Miami Florida in the s and the present day.

He is locked in a mansion-like apartment by his shallow, image-obsessed father. Flibn, heck, I bought a book, I don’t know, because I want to know something more about opera, and get this: I didn’t know she has that kind of backbone in her previously, her scenes in B.

Nick may have been wickedly hot, has nice car, brought flowers occasionally and even wrote poetry. That’s right, Lofinka won’t give up! At first it was okay, and then towards the end I was a little annoyed with it, but the ending was actually very nice. In this companion novel to Alex Flinn’s acclaimed Breathing Underwater, Caitlin puts her past flinb “the abused girlfriend” behind her and moves onward and upward to Diva—dom. Overall just not a fan of this series, it has good lessons to be learned but the story overall isn’t the greatest.

This book is a realistic high school coming of age story. Top Reviews Foinn recent Top Reviews. Don’t have a Kindle?

I really related a lot to Diva.

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It wasn’t very memorable and I also gave this one a 2 star. Everyone here has something freaky about them, except me. Fresh, yet not without emotional scarring, out of an abusive relationship with ex-boyfriend Eiva read Breathing Underwater – which is an even better book, I thinkI could finally see her true character in this one. Lists with This Book.

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That really helped me feel less nervous. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. She auditions for and then attends a performing arts high school where she is surrounded by other kids with similar interests and dreams to herself. For most people, the word “diva” means brilliant, talented, over-the-top, and glamorous.

Oct 18, Allison Sattizahn rated it did not like it. He goes on a long journey to find the frog but he finds the frog It was released on January 26, Showing of 21 reviews. Sep 20, Cassi Davila rated it did not like it.

But this book was much more than the description made it out to be, and I was pleased to find out that I hadn’t made a mistake in reading it! Gus calls at the forefront: The witch then curses him for his cruelty. I stare at her. It’s veeeeery important for her.

Diva is an easy-to-read book with a streak of breathy humor running throughout it.

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I feel bad for her. Editorial Reviews Many young teens will relate fllnn story of Caitlin McCourt, a talented year-old opera singer who desperately wants to attend a performing arts school in Miami. While I have a bio on Goodreads as a service to my readers, I do not visit Goodreads on a regular basis. This book should; how people are so self conscious on how they look, and flin how to fit in with the crowd.

f,inn But for this oblivious-to-opera Deadhead, I was entranced, above all, by the aspects of the story involving a complex teen with a passion for a relatively unusual flavor of performing arts, who pays attention to priorities and is faced with overcoming a fear of failure while simultaneously dealing with the rest of her life.


True, a lot flnin girls prefer to call themselves Diva but they do not know the extent of the word. Maybe it was the characters, maybe it was the plot, but I would definitely recommend it. Many of these are playfully alluded to in portions of the book, particularly the chat vlinn transcripts in which the character of Kyle talks to other teens who have been transformed into creatures.

I also like how the author handled the end part. No Reviews are Available. She never tells her mom about the audition because she does not like that she like to do opera. Whatever but I am so happy that I am finally catch up to read all of Alex Flinn’s books!

Caitlin is a sixteen foinn old girl, who enjoys singing opera.

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As he lays dying, he asks Linda for a kiss. Nothing good came out of it besides Caitlin getting two new better friends, wow yay not! Totally puts society thoughts to words! All Caitlin wants is to escape her not-so-glamorous life and pursue her dream of becoming a singer, but when she’s accepted into the Miami High School of the Arts, her life doesn’t magically become perfect.

Most telling is a scene in which an older student with lots of initial promise but a preference for partying is informed after a mediocre performance that she should change majors.

View all 3 comments. Nov 05, yyyasmin rated it really liked it Shelves: Then, he asks him to do something more shocking. The third viewpoint character is Goose, a little person who falls in love with Celine and tries to help her.