I Know It's Over
by C.K. Kelly Martin
Rating: So So
Pure. Unplanned. Perfect. Those were Nick’s summer plans before Sasha stepped into the picture. With the collateral damage from his parents’ divorce still settling and Dani (his girl of the moment) up for nearly anything, complications are the last thing he needs. All that changes, though, when Nick runs into Sasha at the beach in July. Suddenly he’s neck-deep in a relationship and surprised to find he doesn’t mind in the least. But Nick’s world shifts again when Sasha breaks up with him. Then weeks later, while Nick’s still reeling from the breakup, she turns up at his doorstep and tells him she’s pregnant, and Nick finds himself struggling once more to understand the girl he can’t stop caring for, the girl who insists that it’s still over.
I Know It's Over was a good book. But that's it, it was just good and i really hate to say it but i found myself falling asleep at times, losing interest and wanting to literaly just get it over with. The only thing i felt interested about was the point of view. When it's usually the girl talking about her unplanned pregnancy, it was fun listening to it from the guy's side. Nick is abnormally thoughtful for a 16yr. old boy (no offense to guys but sometimes they are just a little transperent)! I had a lot of fun exporing the mind of a young man caught in this heartbreaking dilema. His sadness over he and Sasha's unexpected split really made me feel honestly bad for him and it was easy to relate to something so devesating, only i had never read it from a male point of view.
Sasha was that girl who was, throughout the book, really a mystery. I never could figure out what she was thinking though i understood her reasons for splitting with Nick. It was weird not being able to know what was going on inside the girls head! C.K. Kelly really nailed the teenage dialougue! There was no sugar coating and she described complex teenage emotions beautifully! Also, i had alot of fun putting together the playlist for this book! The songs just came to me and that always makes for a good playlist! I Know It's Over wasn't amazing but it was an interesting read!
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Rating: Incredible- A book that I rate as incredible is both captivating and creative! It is highly recommended and a definite must read!
Great- A great book has some bad parts but mostly a bunch of strong points. It is interesting but seems to lag at some points.
So So- A book labeled as So So is not recommended unless you are highly interested in the topic or author. It has a few good parts but a ton of bad parts.
Total Bomb- A book that is a total bomb is not recommended under any circumstances. Usually I like to find the good in every book but a bomb is just a waste of time!
Difficulty: Advanced- Everyone’s reading abilities are different but an advanced book is exactly that…advanced! This may have dialogue from another era or highly developed words.
Normal- A normal book is a book that has everyday dialogue and vocabulary but also may have a few “big words” scattered here or there.
Easy- An easy book has basic vocabulary and can be read by anyone over the age of ten.
I love this quote...
"I know this is going to sound strange, but would you mind being my girlfriend for the next five minutes?" -Nick in Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
"Someday, you do not know when, you will be driving down the road and someday, you do not now when, you will make a wrong tun. At the end of the road, when you're least expecting it, he (or indeed she) will be there." -Margarettown
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