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Back Kicks And Broken Promises

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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Ricky Gilbert’s world has been turned upside down. The seventeen-year-old, Filipino, adopted son of American parents, Ricky tries to adjust to a new life after moving halfway around the world from Singapore to New Jersey. With the help of Max Parada, an American-born Filipino, and Amy Cho, his Korean-American classmate, Ricky begins to find his place and identity in his ne ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published February 7th 2012 by Abbott Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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Juan
Mar 07, 2013 Juan added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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7 March, 2013: Here's a 4 (out of 5) star review by IndieReader.com. Back Kicks has earned IR's "approved book" stamp. Here's the link to the review: http://indiereader.com/2013/03/back-k...

7 February, 2012: Great book. Biased opinion. I wrote the book, after all. Haha! If you like The Namesake or The Karate Kid or The Catcher in the Rye or Angry White Pyjamas, you'll like Back Kicks And Broken Promises. Give it a try.
Audrey Enriquez
Not the kind of book you can read in bed, promising yourself just one chapter - you'll get sucked in and the the next thing you know, it's daylight out! Bas creates a character so hate-able, you'll throw the book down in disgust then pick it up again just to see if she's going to get what's coming to her - and when she doesn't within that page, you'll just keep turning till she does.
Lu
Great story do far! The main character, Ricky, is very likable and relatable. Excitement through and through!
Dee
Mar 07, 2012 Dee marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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I won this book as a Goodreads First Read.
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