➿ Love and Candy Free ➶ Author Elizabeth Famous – Ivogue.co.uk

Love and Candy LOVE And CANDY Is A Contemporary Coming Of Age Romance It Doesn T Shy Away From The Explicit Details Of A Young Woman S First Serious Relationship And Deals With Adult Topics Her Love Interest Is A Seriously Tortured Guy, Far From A Prince Charming.SAMANTHA MONTCLARE Is Not Who She Thought She Was Straitlaced And Academically Minded, She S Knocked To Her Knees By An Unexpected Infatuation With The Star Of Her Local Soccer Team Just As She Discovers That Her Biological Father Is Not The Loving Dad Who Raised Her But A Forbidding Italian Aristocrat Within The Social Hierarchy Of A Wealthy Suburban High School, DELANEY TROY Is So Superior To Naive Samantha That She Can T Speak To Him Without Provoking Obscene Taunts From His Friends Delaney Is Gorgeous, But Much Of Samantha S Fascination Stems From His Brazen Honesty And Bristling Wit His Air Of Confidence Inspires So Powerful An Interest He Draws Her In Without Even Looking At Her.But How Could She Possibly Date A Guy Like Delaney Who Insists He Only Wants To Hook Up And Doesn T Believe In Love Will The Scandalous Truth About The Circumstances Of Her Conception Threaten Her Happy Home Life Must She Find A Place In Her Life For An Alarming New Father Just As She S Becoming An Independent Young Woman


10 thoughts on “Love and Candy

  1. says:

    before i start my review of love and candy i just have to say i love it this book rocks not only will teenagers be able to relate to Love and Candy but adults will love this book too with it s alarming honesty to this day and age life style.Love and Candy is about a young teenage girl Samantha who is...


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    Edited to a 4 since the epilogue has been added to thebooThe good things about the book no insta love between Delaney and Samantha good but strange relationship between Samantha, her parents and her sisters pretty realistic about high school life and how kids can be so mean to each other Could so relate to how geeky and awkward Samantha was.The bad things I would NOT allow my daughter to date someone like Delaney Troy The fact that he was ...


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    I found that there are a lot of layers when I read this book, adding to the overall reading experience and intensity in different sections without explictly mentioning where in order to avoid spoilers I also found myself changing whom I was rooting for as the characters developed throughout the story I thought I d take a break after reading a few chapters but the story line was continually moving and active and kept me reading with anticipation which is a little unusual for me view spoile I found that there are a lot of layers when I read this book, adding to the overall reading experience and intensity in different sections without explictly mentioning where in order to avoid spoilers I also found myself changing whom I was rooting for as the characters developed throughout the story I thought I d take a break after reading a few chapters but the story line was continually moving and ...


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    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewVerdict 4.5 Adorable StarsPraise for Elizabeth Famous and this beautifully written and refreshingly unique coming of age story It made me feel a plethora of emotionsborderline bipolar and I loved every moment of it MAY CONTAIN SOME SPOILERS Samantha Montclare is a high school freshman with a one track mind, get through high school and into an Ivy League school She s a math whiz and a mediocre soccer player who keeps a low p I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewVerdict 4.5 Adorable StarsPraise for Elizabeth Famous and this beautifully written and refreshingly unique coming of age story It made me feel a plethora of emotionsborderline bipolar and I loved every moment of it MAY CONTAIN SOME SPOILERS Samantha Montclare is a high school freshman with a one track mind, get through high school and into an Ivy League school She s a math whiz and a mediocre soccer player who keeps a low profile in an attempt to avoid all the drama that seems to surround her hormone raging female classmates She can t see...


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    My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review.Okay The book is told from Samantha s POV and to be honest, all throughout the book she seemed naive and immature She has a crush on Delaney and is always looking at him fixating on what he would be like This goes on for a year.She has gone through her mothers possessions and read her diary which alluded to the fact that her mother and father had played around for awhile and that her dad was not her biological fath My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review.Okay The book is told from Samantha s POV and to be honest, all throughout the book she seemed naive and immature She has a crush on Delaney and is always looking at him fixating on what he would be like This goes on for a year.She has gone through her mothers possessions and read her diary which alluded to the fact that her mother and father had played around for awhile and that her dad was not her biological father She then had very open and frank discussions with her parents, which to me felt very strange Even as open as i am with my own mother for a girl her age some of the stuff they talked about just didn t sit well with me.When Anton the biological father is introduced it felt awkward in the fact that, wh...


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    Surprising and atypical, that s the best way to describe it.I ve been given Love and Candy for free and asked to make an honest review.Well, I truly enjoyed it but was also greatly surprised in a good way On one hand, you ve got Samantha, sixteen years old and quite straight laced in the beginning the idea of sex is quite a ludicrous one and on the other hand, you ve got Delaney, star of the soccer team and real player, flirting from one conquest to the other As can be expected, they wil Surprising and atypical, that s the best way to describe it.I ve been given Love and Candy for free and asked to make an honest review.Well, I truly enjoyed it but was also greatly surprised in a good way On one hand, you ve got Samantha, sixteen years old and quite strai...


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    I had a note from the author asking me to explain my one star review Since she asked for itThe writing was extremely juvenile with grammatical errors and typos while some of the things written were subject matter not really appropriate for teens The main character was an idiot and seriously tstl She was whiny, unnecessarily naive and judgmental all at the same time The book could have been cut by a 1 3 and still been too long for the story that was told, this led to a very boring read.Um, I had a note from the author asking me to explain my one star review Since she asked for itThe writing was extremely juvenile with grammatical errors and typos while some of the things written were subject matter not really appropriate for teens The main character was an idiot and seriously tstl She was whiny, unnecessarily naive and judgmental all at the same time The book could have been cut by a 1 3 and still been too long for the story that was told, this led to a very boring read.Um,I am going to post this author s original email t...


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    EDIT I ve just been informed that the MC is 16 when engaging in sexual relations with Delaney, as is compliant with the age of consent in CT While this does pacify some of my concerns with the book, I am still holding tight to my overall opinion.Original Review Okay, so, here s the thing I cannot deny that Love and Candy is written well and is pretty grammatically sound There was never a time when I felt like I was reading a fifth grader s creative writing assignment, which often haEDIT I ve just been informed that the MC is 16 ...


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    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Well, I m not entirely sure what to think about this book I liked it, it drew me in, and it certainly is unlike any other story I have read.I liked the storyline about the parents, and Samantha dealing with their choices when they were younger and experimenting I have met people who have chosen lifestyles of the same sort, and who have children, so I found it compelling to read about the child s point of view.Samantha s story def I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.Well, I m not entirely sure what to think about this book I liked it, it drew me in, and it certainly is unlike any other story I have read.I liked the storyline about the parents, and Samantha dealing with their choices when they were younger and experimenting I have met people who have chosen lifestyles of the same sort, and who have children, so I found it compelling to read about the child s point of view.Samantha s story definitely brought me back to my teen years and all the angst and bad decisions I made Did I enjoy my little trip down memory lane Not so much I am SO glad I don t have to do that part of my life over.I think the story is probably very realistic about what high school is like for kids these days Heck, it was a lot like that for me in the 80s It is good that all the safety topics were covered, like STDs and condoms, ...


  10. says:

    3 3.5 stars I was given a copy of this book for an honest review.Give me a book about a slightly awkward teenager, pining over the campus hottie bad boy, and I will read it any day It s like reliving my adolescence, and I can t help but get sucked into them Samantha and Delaney s story proved no different I really like how this story was over an extended time frame and certainly wasn t an insta love on both people s parts I enjoyed watching Samantha mature and become willing to stand up f 3 3.5 stars I was given a copy of this book for an honest review.Give me a book about a slightly awkward teenager, pining over the campus hottie bad boy, and I will read it any day It s like reliving my adolescence, and I...