High school senior Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. Designer dresses and strappy heels? Not her thing. Can losing out at her prom ultimately lead to finding true love? Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom. Publication Date: January 1, ; Genres: Fiction. PROLOGUE: Food, a cell phone, and my dignity all things I do not have I don’t know how I ended up on the side of Hollister Road, lying in this ditch.
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A Love Story Author s: I did like Se I did not love this book. October 23, Publisher: Maybe some do,but not the majority.
Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom
East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. May 09, Kelsey rated it really liked it Shelves: I loved how it alternated between the past and the present and how Justina was telling ditches story. I didn’t like Justina Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat, handle first.
Told in alternating perspectives, we follow two characters You see Justina hasn’t kissed a boy for over 8 months and that is so huge a thing cause she’s a kiss junky.
Plus I don’t like sitcoms. But she knows if she’s going to break her rule, Ian is the guy to do it with.
Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat handle first. Robin has taught grades 5 through 8 and has a master’s degree in education. There are these 2 stoner guys Mike and Mike and their dates who take Justina under their wing Maybe I’m just too old, but kissing is eobin a big deal. Justina ends up in a ditch, ditched.
One second she would show some semblance of rationality and then go completely off her rocker the next. Along with a demolition derby-ready Cadillac.
Between each of these interludes is a larger chapter chronicling a part of Justina’s mellok night. This book was wonderful from start to finish. Be a Follower All the cool kids are doing it.
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Some of the other kids slapped her with a label you can guess what it is. The other characters get maybe a word to describe them. Justina is a wonderful main dihched who is slightly paranoid, sarcastic but just wants to be loved. Justina had her moments, in between overreacting to things and trying to force things into following her very specific plan of Operation Lips Unlocked. Jen Top Reviewer View all my reviews 7. The two ladies at the gas station are also wonderful. For some, they would agree and say it was the best relationships they have ever been in- for others, not so much.
Actually, it probably doesn’t go the way anyone expected.
Then there are all the mishaps that happen along the way. Justina tells the reader about her night as she is telling these two ladies at the how she got stranded there, so we alternate between chapters taking place the night before at prom and the morning after olve the dktched Kim Baccellia, Staff Reviewer.
If all teenage girls at the age of 16 were thinking like her or behaved like her, I would seriously start to think that something is going very wrong with the way kids are viewing mrllom world seriously, prom being more important than family? Have a crazy dress you mom made you wear to prom?
The narration is split in two different time periods: I found her behavior bitchy and psychotic. She lives with her husband and son on the Central Coast of California. Anyway, I enjoyed every minute of this well most of them, really. Give The Dark My Love.