Not the state of being, but a resort in the Caribbean. Jena, Dakota, Skye, and Owen are all there for different reasons, but at Paradise their lives become tangled. Paradise wasn’t supposed to the state of being, but a resort in the Caribbean. Jena, Dakota, Skye, and Owen are all there for different reasons, but.. . 23 Feb As an adult reader who loves young adult fiction, I was eager to start Carolyn Mackler’s newest novel, Tangled. The story explores a short.

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Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. I can see wher Jena, Skye, Dakota, and Owen were all supposed to be on separate vacations to Paradise over their spring breaks, but a series of events ends up “tangling” the worlds of these four very different people together.

The Paradox of Vertical Flight. The writing has a good pace, without an excess of exposition.

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To read e-books on the BookShout Appdownload it on:. There were a couple I wasn’t a fan of, but when there’s so many main characters I can see that being the case. See 2 questions about Tangled…. She seems to be able to recall internal conflict and feelings that plague teens uncannily well.

Review copy provided by author Tangled is about four teenagers, who couldn’t be any more different, whose lives come together while vacationing in Paradise. Of course, we’re told why she’s become like this, but having never seen the transformation come together piece by piece, it caught me a little off guard. She makes tangle decision. Jena has self-image issues, and isn’t happy with herself.

It would be so easy. Get to Know Us. The thing I loved about this book the most of all is that it demonstrates that the world is full of all kinds of people. Where Jena is talkative and nerdy, Skye is remote and a budding actress. Ttangled feels the way she does because she sees a dress. I still really liked the book and thought it was worth buying. Tangled is the story of 4 teenagers with very different personalities who touch each others lives in some way over the course of one summer.


More presentations by Macjler Gaspar puerto rico. Honestly, there were no puzzled “What? The past few months, things have been I love Mackler’s writing, and usually fall for her characters. A flawless piece, the perfect ending, a few love stories, and characters that jump of the page. There are no repetitions and the important things do get tied up.

I really enjoyed this book. Thanks for signing up! We get 4 teens, and they each get a section- each teen gets a month or so, before we move on to the next character. In pre-internet times a trip to an English second-hand-shop used to be like Christmas Eve, b I still remember the day I spontaneously bought my first Carolyn Mackler: I think for both Dakota and Jena I can see they have character development but I’m not enough invested to care about their arcs.

When Jena was in Paradise, she saw Owen writing xarolyn his blog. As you read, you learn that people are always more than what appears on the surface.

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Then his mother decides to take him and his brother, Owen, to Paradise. Dec 02, Vanessa Ornelas added it. I can’t really say she’s a fave author of mine in present day, but back in my real teen days ; I always liked curling up with cruise-y, yet meaningful, books like this.


I guess some people are this way, and I’m insecure myself, but she was overwhelmingly so. She wants to fool around with him but he says no but fixes up a broken board on gangled porch. And it wasn’t like it was a coincidence how they met.

She’s a bit fragile, and the end of her part leaves off with a cliffhanger, which we find out the answer to in Owen’s chapters.

Owen just wants to see his computer, just wants to feel it next to him. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Each character told their story from their point of view, allowing us a glimpse into their life.

Do you work in the book carolym The world needs more people like Owen and Jena. Skye is everything that most girls including Jena want to be.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dakota decides to give himself another chance.

I’m happy to say Carolyn Mackler does not disappoint with her fifth novel. Jena, Dakota, Skye, and Owen are all there for different reasons, but at Paradise their lives become tangled together in ways none of them can predict. It begins with a simple sentence, Jena telling Owen that he should take the bus to NYC and see her at the museum she’s interning at for the summer.

It made me mackller types of emotions and it brought me to the edge of my seat.