Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The Thing About the Truth by Lauren Barnholdt
Kelsey’s not going to let one mistake ruin her life. Sure, she got kicked out of prep school and all her old friends are shutting her out. But Kelsey’s focused on her future, and she’s determined to get back on track at Concordia High.
Isaac’s been kicked out of more schools than he can count. Since his father’s a state senator, Isaac’s life is under constant scrutiny—but Concordia High’s his last stop before boarding school, so Isaac’s hoping to fly under the radar and try to stay put for a change.
When Kelsey and Isaac meet, it’s anything but love at first sight. She thinks he’s an entitled brat, and he thinks she’s a stuck-up snob. So it surprises them both when they start to fall for each other. Kelsey’s happy for the first time in months, and Isaac’s never felt this way about anyone before….But nothing’s ever completely perfect. Everyone has secrets, and Isaac and Kelsey are no exceptions. These two may have fallen hard, but there’s one thing that can ruin it all: the truth.
I really liked this book. It's always nice to read alternating chapters so you get two characters point of view. I have read a few of Lauren Barnholdt's books and this one was pretty good. The story had both lying and secrets. I'm not going to say what they were though. The author built the anticipation up pretty good though.
Isaac's good guy with a bad boy edge is always fun to read..He was sweet and funny when he wasn't brooding. Kelsey tried to be someone she wasn't to fit in but in the end figuring out to just be herself was best. I understand why she lied but it would have saved her a lot of trouble just to be honest from the start. I was a fan Kelsey and Isaac's relationship. It was sweet and funny. The supporting characters were great. Clair and Marshall were both hilarious at times. If you want a book with romance, lying, secrets and great characters this book is for you.