Someone to Love by Melissa de la Cruz

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Read Someone to Love Online Free - Constantly in the spotlight thanks to her politician father's rising star, Olivia Blakely feels the pressure to be perfect. As the youngest girl in her class, she tries hard to keep up and to seem mature to the older boy she's crushing on, even as she catches his eye. But the need to look good on camera and at school soon grows into an all-consuming struggle with bulimia.

As Liv works toward her goal of gaining early admission to art school, including taking part in an upcoming student show, her life spirals out of control. Swept up in demands to do more than she's ready for, to always look perfect and to succeed, Liv doesn't know who she is anymore. It will take nearly losing her best friend and even her life for Liv to learn that loving herself is far more important than earning the world's approval.

Title : Someone to Love
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ISBN : 0373212364
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 352 pages


Sarah rated it ★★★☆☆

October 29, 2017

(I received an advance copy of this book for free. Thanks to HQ and NetGalley.) This was a YA contemporary story about a politician’s daughter with bulimia. I felt quite sorry for Liv in this as she seemed to have so much going on, and seemed to be completely self-destructing as the book went along...

Erin rated it ★★★☆☆

January 04, 2018

Thanks to NetGalley for an advanced ebook in exchange for an honest review. Trigger Warning for scenes involving self-harm, underage drinking, and the topic of eating disorders, specifically bulimia. My previous experience with Melissa De la Cruz was reading "The Witches of East End" and this book...

kat ♥ rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 20, 2017

The is actually the first book my Melissa De La Cruz and for me it was just okay, I didn’t know exactly what it was about 100% I just have seen people rave about Melissa’s other work so requested it based on that knowledge. Trigger warning for self-harm and an eating disorder as that it what this...

Kate (beautifulbookland) rated it ★★☆☆☆

October 05, 2017

First of all, I just want to put a trigger warning on this book for anyone who suffers with an eating disorder or self harms. You might want to proceed with caution. Books about eating disorders are sort of like when you see a really disturbing image on the telly, and you don't want to look but yo...

Olivia rated it ★★★☆☆

December 19, 2017

Someone to Love by Melissa de la Cruz is a YA novel that digs deep into the issues surrounding bulimia. While there is some enlightening information contained in this book that will educate its readers about a serious and often ignored topic, there are too many other topics that this book also at...

Alaina rated it ★★★★★

January 28, 2018

I absolutely love Melissa de la Cruz and her writing. So when I saw this book was new this year (and month) AND it was available at my library.. well you don't have to tell me twice. I clicked the "reserve" button way too quickly. Someone to Love's cover is freaking beautiful that I just wanted to...

Amy's Book Reviews rated it ★★☆☆☆

January 06, 2018

GRADE: D 1.5 STARS High school junior Olivia wilts under the pressure of her family’s high expectations and her father’s gubernatorial campaign. Bulimic, a heavy drinker and a cutter, finally dating her crush Zach isn’t the dream she had imagined. Liv is on the outs with her best friends and spira...

Nancy rated it ★★★★☆

January 17, 2018

Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come!

Claire rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 04, 2017

This was an okay book about a girl with bulemia who finds herself in the public spotlight when her dad decides to run for governor. The story was paced a little slowly but it rattled along okay and I guess it shed some light on topics that are relevant, like constantly feeling compared to other gi...

Laura rated it ★★★☆☆

February 13, 2018

I have a love / hate relationship with this book. On the one hand I really loved it, but on the other hand I can understand how problematic this is and can be detrimental for people suffering from eating disorders, self harm and associated mental health conditions. I'd approach this one with caut...

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