Someone to Love

Someone to Love

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. Constantly in the spotlight thanks to her politician father's rising star, Olivia Blakely feels the pressure to be perfect...

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Title:Someone to Love
Author:Melissa de la Cruz
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:0373212364
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:393 pages pages

Someone to Love Reviews

  • Shauna Yusko
    Mar 16, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

  • Kristen
    Apr 15, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

  • Allison
    Feb 02, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

  • Nasty Lady MJ
    Jan 05, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

  • Emily
    Jan 07, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

    Thanks to the publisher I won a free advanced copy of this book here on Goodreads. I absolutely love everything that Melissa De La Cruz writes but my favorite so far has been the Witches of East End because I'm a big reader of fantasy and supernatural books. I usually don't read the ty...

    I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway but it does in no way reflect my review. I liked the topic it dealt with, it showed the hard truth of the matter. It was very slow though and sometimes dragged. I wanted it a little more faster paced and to go a little more in dep...

    Gross. ...

    Olivia Blakely is constantly in the spotlight due to her politician father's rising star and this causes her to feel an incredible amount of pressure to be perfect. She finds herself struggling to be exactly what her parents want her to be, what her friends want her to be, and what the...

    When Olivia Blakely?s father announces that he is running for governor, Olivia suddenly feels even more pressure to be perfect. However, she?s been struggling with an eating disorder, making the pursuit of perfection more complicated. Olivia must learn to block out her negative inn...

    This book has the potential to be incredibly triggering to those that have suffered or are suffering with either an eating disorder or self-harm - please read it knowing your own limits. I myself have been in recovery for just over five years now and I found some parts left me drawing...

  • Malia
    Jan 10, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

  • Nancy The book junkie
    Jan 17, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

  • Ailsa
    Oct 03, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

  • Sabrina Fox
    Dec 23, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

  • Sarah
    Oct 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 a...

  • Larissa Katarina
    Aug 16, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

    Thanks to the publisher I won a free advanced copy of this book here on Goodreads. I absolutely love everything that Melissa De La Cruz writes but my favorite so far has been the Witches of East End because I'm a big reader of fantasy and supernatural books. I usually don't read the ty...

    I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway but it does in no way reflect my review. I liked the topic it dealt with, it showed the hard truth of the matter. It was very slow though and sometimes dragged. I wanted it a little more faster paced and to go a little more in dep...

  • Claire (Book Blog Bird)
    Dec 04, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

  • Megan  (YABookers)
    Dec 18, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

  • Olivia (The Candid Cover)
    May 16, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

  • Erin
    Jan 04, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

  • ❤ Aly ❤
    May 30, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

  • Lara
    Nov 15, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

  • Anne Oftedahl
    Feb 17, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

  • Laura
    Feb 13, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

  • Sharen Popoff
    Nov 18, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

    Thanks to the publisher I won a free advanced copy of this book here on Goodreads. I absolutely love everything that Melissa De La Cruz writes but my favorite so far has been the Witches of East End because I'm a big reader of fantasy and supernatural books. I usually don't read the ty...

    I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway but it does in no way reflect my review. I liked the topic it dealt with, it showed the hard truth of the matter. It was very slow though and sometimes dragged. I wanted it a little more faster paced and to go a little more in dep...

    Gross. ...

    Olivia Blakely is constantly in the spotlight due to her politician father's rising star and this causes her to feel an incredible amount of pressure to be perfect. She finds herself struggling to be exactly what her parents want her to be, what her friends want her to be, and what the...

    When Olivia Blakely?s father announces that he is running for governor, Olivia suddenly feels even more pressure to be perfect. However, she?s been struggling with an eating disorder, making the pursuit of perfection more complicated. Olivia must learn to block out her negative inn...

    This book has the potential to be incredibly triggering to those that have suffered or are suffering with either an eating disorder or self-harm - please read it knowing your own limits. I myself have been in recovery for just over five years now and I found some parts left me drawing...

    Thank you to NetGalley and Harlequin Teen for letting me read and review this book. Olivia is a struggling teen full of self-doubt and loathing that manifests itself in an eating disorder, self harm, and reckless behaviors. The anguish she feels, and how she smothers those feelings...

  • Resch Reads
    Apr 07, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

  • Tiffany Jones
    Mar 08, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

    Thanks to the publisher I won a free advanced copy of this book here on Goodreads. I absolutely love everything that Melissa De La Cruz writes but my favorite so far has been the Witches of East End because I'm a big reader of fantasy and supernatural books. I usually don't read the ty...

    I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway but it does in no way reflect my review. I liked the topic it dealt with, it showed the hard truth of the matter. It was very slow though and sometimes dragged. I wanted it a little more faster paced and to go a little more in dep...

    Gross. ...

    Olivia Blakely is constantly in the spotlight due to her politician father's rising star and this causes her to feel an incredible amount of pressure to be perfect. She finds herself struggling to be exactly what her parents want her to be, what her friends want her to be, and what the...

  • Olivia Cakarun
    Oct 07, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

  • Alaina Meserole
    Jan 28, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

  • Kate (beautifulbookland)
    Oct 04, 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 a...

    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...

  • Sydney Huff
    Aug 19, 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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

    Thanks to the publisher I won a free advanced copy of this book here on Goodreads. I absolutely love everything that Melissa De La Cruz writes but my favorite so far has been the Witches of East End because I'm a big reader of fantasy and supernatural books. I usually don't read the ty...

  • Cali Burke
    Feb 13, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

  • Teenreadsdotcom
    May 21, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

    Thanks to the publisher I won a free advanced copy of this book here on Goodreads. I absolutely love everything that Melissa De La Cruz writes but my favorite so far has been the Witches of East End because I'm a big reader of fantasy and supernatural books. I usually don't read the ty...

    I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway but it does in no way reflect my review. I liked the topic it dealt with, it showed the hard truth of the matter. It was very slow though and sometimes dragged. I wanted it a little more faster paced and to go a little more in dep...

    Gross. ...

    Olivia Blakely is constantly in the spotlight due to her politician father's rising star and this causes her to feel an incredible amount of pressure to be perfect. She finds herself struggling to be exactly what her parents want her to be, what her friends want her to be, and what the...

    When Olivia Blakely?s father announces that he is running for governor, Olivia suddenly feels even more pressure to be perfect. However, she?s been struggling with an eating disorder, making the pursuit of perfection more complicated. Olivia must learn to block out her negative inn...

  • m ✨
    May 08, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...

    Rating: 3.5/5 Review to come! ...

    To see review with gifs click here. Note, originally I two starred this, but upon reflection I can't justify the extra star. This book is just too much. Warning, this book is trigger inducing if you suffer from body dysmorphia, have an eating disorder, experienced sexual assault...

    *Book Received in Exchange for Honest Opinion/Review* I wanted to fall madly in love with this book...but alas I couldn't. I have been reading Melissa de la Cruz since she published her Blue Blood Series, way back in the day. So I thought this book would be a slam dunk but the topic...

    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 compa...

    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 on...

    Disclaimer: I received this free from the publisher via NetGalley DNF @ 20% I'm not really feeling this one at the moment. I'm in a bit of a slump recently, especially when it comes to contemporary. I may or may not go back to it later. ...

    I'm not sure this was entirely successful. Seemed like just too much thrown into the story and some of the plot points didn't have the depth or wrap up they deserved. ...

    Trigger Warning: Self-harm, eating disorders I'm not really big into contemporary, but this book was a welcome surprise. I received it in the mail, let it sit on my counter for a few days so I could finish another book, then picked this one up. At first I really thought I wasn't go...

    First book that I have ever read on this topic. I mean the fact that bulimia is front and center was a different experience for me. I felt uncomfortable during some scenes *trigger warning for self harm* I felt horrible for Olivia. I mean the fact that a past boyfriend told her that s...

    I really disliked this book and I should have stopped reading after the first few chapters but I figured I would give it a real good chance and I hate quitting books. First of all there are lots of triggers like eating disorders, bulimia, depression, anxiety and cutting. It really wasn...

    This book was incredibly powerful and moving. The ideas that Melissa draws out throughout the story, combined with the dynamic stream-of-consciousness narration by the protagonist, propels the emotional and stirring impact of this novel upon it?s readers. I am truly captivated by ...

    Melissa de la Cruz strikes once again I missed the fact that this was even coming out, and have heard nothing about it, but this is an incredible book. A strong story combined with poetic and artistic language leaves a big impact after having read this... Trigger warnings for eati...

    This novel did such a poor job of addressing sexual assault. Very disappointing. Plus in the end, the main character was able to 'fix' her eating disorder and binge drinking so easily. ...

    Actual rating: 3.5 Stars I can't decide whether this book deserves 3 or 4 stars so 3.5 it is! ...

    Read this book at the perfect time in my life to truly appreciate all the beautiful and magical lessons within. SO thankful for another one of Melissa de la Cruz's books. ...

    I was surprised at the low rating for this one. De la Cruz is a good author. But after reading it, I have to say I can see why. I like the premise. But it seemed this book could have used some tighter editing. I'm pretty sure I even saw a typo because the sentence didn't make sense the...

    A moving but timely novel about a subject unfortunately very close to a lot of young women's hearts, eating disorders. Olivia is the daughter of a politician and suffers from pressure from all sides - family, friends, school, relationships. Although her life is a little more glamoro...

    Thanks to the publisher I won a free advanced copy of this book here on Goodreads. I absolutely love everything that Melissa De La Cruz writes but my favorite so far has been the Witches of East End because I'm a big reader of fantasy and supernatural books. I usually don't read the ty...

    I received this book through a Goodreads giveaway but it does in no way reflect my review. I liked the topic it dealt with, it showed the hard truth of the matter. It was very slow though and sometimes dragged. I wanted it a little more faster paced and to go a little more in dep...

    Gross. ...

  • PinkAmy loves  💕 books📖, cats😻 and naps🛏
    Jan 06, 2018

    (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 a...

    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...

    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 E...

    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...

    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 b...

    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...