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How to Ruin Your Boyfriend's Reputation (How to Ruin #3)

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Ein Mädchen, zwei Jungs und drei heiße Sommer - Die neue Trilogie von »Du oder das ganze Leben«-Autorin Simone Elkeles

Amy lässt nicht locker. Um ihre große Liebe Avi wiederzusehen, marschiert sie kurzerhand mit pinkem Glitzerkoffer und schwerst romantischen Vorsätzen in einem Ferien-Boot-Camp mitten in der Wüste ein. Keine gute Idee: Denn das Camp ist kein Wellness-Resort,
Kindle Edition, 264 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Flux
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Augusta Hinojosa
May 12, 2013 Augusta Hinojosa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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The only disappointment I have is there is currently no plans for a fourth or fifth book(SIMONE PLEASE WRITE A 4TH OR 5TH!). It's not that I am disappointed by the ending. It was really sweet, but I would like to read about them having the 'Happy Ever After' instead of speculating if it worked out. It could also be because most series I read end with the marriage or kids. I want to know if they did wait till marriage and really how they would work it out to deciding where they will live with him ...more
❤️ Diana ❤️
Anybody else pissed off at Avi? I normally like him and love how he is with Amy, but he pissed me off. I really need some clarification on how serious this relationship with Laron was. I mean at the beginning when Amy finds out its when he says to Laron that she is upset about "us" not Amy. Meaning she has feelings for him,so we're they a couple when Amy showed up or was it over by then. Cause when he explains everything to Amy it sounds like he and Laron were hurting and just reached out cause ...more
Simone Elkeles never fails to impress me. This was the last series that I’ve read of her work after enjoying both Perfect Chemistry and Leaving Paradise series. I expected to see similarities from her other works and I’m happy to see none. How To Ruin trilogy was an eye-opener for me. Just like Amy, I saw Israel without so much affirmative judgments because of the war that’s still happening there. The author proved both Amy and I wrong. I had an 8-hour trip to the country and Ms. Elkeles success ...more
Feb 01, 2013 Miriam rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love Simone Elkeles....she finds a way to make the best male characters. Avi is dreamy. I have to admit that I was a bit angry at him for what happened with Liron because it was unfair to Amy but I forgave him for it, or overlooked it at least due to the caring way in which he protected Amy, he was always looking out for her, making sure she was okay and taken care of. I mean, how many times did he take a punishment because of her. I think he's a great guy who deserves more credit. The fact th ...more
This book actually made me very angry! I was outraged at the amount of ignorace Amy still has towards her own culture. I found myself getting embarressed on her behalf, because she was just so awful.

The best thing about this book is the fact that she redeems herself more in this book than any book in the series, but Ugh! I just can't stand how selfish she is, and how she doesn't even feel remorse for insulting poeple and getting Avi in trouble with the army.

Everything is all about her, and that
I really wish Simone Elkeles would continue writing this series.
I've been done reading the How To ruin series for quite some time now, but I can't seem to stop thinking about Amy and Avi. I really wanted to know what happens next in their lives. I have reread the books a lot of times even though my list of TBR books are growing. I've grown attached to the characters. I've read a lot of books, and this is one of my top favorite series of all time.
Feb 27, 2011 Jenny rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I loved this book! Simone Elkeles proved once again that she can have you laughing, cringing and tearing up all in one story! How to Ruin Your Boyfriend’s Reputation is a great addition to Elkeles’ How to… series where I got the usual LOL funny moments, engaging characters (Amy and Avi that have definite chemistry), and perfect setting that teaches you about current events. I finished this book in a few short hours because it was just all around awesome!

Seventeen year old Amy Nelson Barak’s idea
Feb 10, 2014 Marissa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Too much boob talk. I got the point. Amy was annoying up until the end of the last book when she had the change of heart, learned to forgive and what not. To start this book and have her be shallow all over again was irritating only for her to have ANOTHER change of heart and learn to not be so shallow again. Either way her and Avi are super cute and cheesy and I love it. Their relationship is straight up awful tho, he bounced between her and Liron pretty fast when she decided to let him go for ...more
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Venessaa ♡☮♫
Oh my Goooooosh!:)
The ending :'> It makes me wanna cry:))
I love love loved it!
Okay so to the review!
How To Ruin Your Boyfriend's Reputation, Book no. 3 of the How To Ruin Series by Simone Elkeles.
Amy goes back to Israel but not with her family, but with her friends at a training with the Israel Defense Force for a) fun and b) hopes of seeing his boyfriend Avi.
There she finds out that being in the force is not as easy as she thought it would be. And the reunion she has with Avi is not at all a
Jun 07, 2010 kari rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya, 2010, 5-star
A solid 4 1/2
This time around Amy is back in Israel, spending time in a youth bootcamp where she hopes to see Avi.
Well, she does see him and immediately gets him in trouble, no surprise there. Amy still seems to have a problem with doing before thinking and Avi pays the price for it. While I've come to like Amy's character, her belief that she could just do as she pleased, ignoring the rules and the fact that her boyfriend is actually a member of the military and subject to those rules, irritate
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Judul: How to Ruin Your Boyfriend’s Reputation (How to Ruin #3)
Pengarang: Simone Elkeles
Editor: Andrew Karre
Penerbit: -
Tebal: 281 hlm (ebook)
Terjemahan: --belum tersedia—

Aku, Amy Nelson-Barak, bukanlah seseorang yang sanggup memendam demam rindu berkepanjangan. Aku harus mencari jalan untuk bisa mengobatinya. Berhubung Avi, yang seharusnya tak lagi kusebut my non-boyfriend, tak bisa ke mana-mana karena progr
Kit Kat
Although I couldn't read the second book because they didn't have it in my library, I still had to read the last one. I could not wait to see how Amy would fit into the military camp. Amy is hilarious, and even when she is not in a good mood, she always cracks the funniest jokes that makes me crack up. Simone Elkeles does it once again.

With her laugh out loud humor, her realistic characters put in sticky situations, and the delicious passionate romance, you will never want to put this book down
When Amy hears of a boot camp being conducted by the Israel Defense Force, she signs up to be there on for the chance to see Avi and spend some time with him. Amy was fully air-headed and ridiculous at the beginning, bringing her designed sunglasses, her makeup kit, her straightener and her pink pillow to boot camp and expecting air-conditioned living quarters. Some of the things that happened to her were quite funny but it was annoying to see how Amy was indirectly being disrespectful of the de ...more
Apr 18, 2009 Lauren rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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How To Ruin your Boyfriend’s Reputation is yet another hilarious addition to Simone Elkeles' How To Ruin.. series. A series that I highly suggest all check out because of the following reasons.

For one, Amy is a character that is so easy to like and relate to which leaves me to personally think that Simone perfectly captures the teen voice within her. Plus, I like how Amy and Avi's relationship is realistic in the problems that they face, such as the long distance and staying true to one another
Denisa C
Jun 23, 2015 Denisa C rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I love Simone Elkeles. I don't know why, but her stories get to me like no other romance novels.
Amy is quite a character. I enjoy her. It is nice to see someone so real. Not only doing good things and be good at everything, but making mistakes and getting herself into all kinds of troubles.
Avi is that one guy that you can't help than fall for. He's all tough but for the girl he loves can do just about anything, even looking for spiders. *I need this boy, plus Pepe, who is on the cover makes th
How To Ruin Your Boyfriend's Reputation was quite an underwhelming conclusion to the series. When Amy finds out her friends have signed up for a basic training boot camp in Israel at the same base as Avi, Amy packs her hot pink suitcases and sets off to surprise her boyfriend.

Amy was quite the bimbo, then again that's her usual self. It just got a little annoying and over the top in this book. Somehow Amy thinks it's okay to distract Avi while he's training to protect his country. It's serious
Jaime Atkins
May 20, 2011 Jaime Atkins rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2011
I did not like this one as well as the other two, but it was still good. I kept expecting there to be more of a finale-type story line since this was the last book, but it didn't come. It is extremely disapointing and frustrating to end a series and leave it so unfinished. I mean, yes, Avi and Amy are "together", but he is still in the military (in Israel) and she is still in high school (in America). Really, nothing is any different than it has been from the beginning. It's almost like this se ...more
Anne Osterlund
Feb 13, 2012 Anne Osterlund rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Amy is off to Israeli boot camp.
Yes, our Amy.
Amy of Chicago and three-hundred dollar sunglasses and sushi with little pieces of tempura crunch.
“Why?” you might ask. “Why would an American teenage girl with a fondness for pink silk pillowcases, plastic luggage with bling, and a knack for always doing the wrong thing at the wrong time sign herself up for a special summer army program in Israel?”
Well, it might be her way of getting in touch with her heritage.
Or of exposing herself to a serious chal
Apr 14, 2012 kpopfan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book soooo damn much! Words can't describe how I feel for this last of the series. But Im sooo sad and angry well not angry but kinda pissed off Cause now its the end and we won't get to read more of Amy and Avi.... and the reason Im sad is because you will never know if they see each other again cause Avi will be in the army for 3 years untill he turns 21 but what will happen in those 3 years? Will he die? Will Amy join the army too after she turns 18 like Nathen? Will they get mar ...more
Feb 06, 2013 Jennifer rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Dec 31, 2011 Jewel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Just like in the first two books in this series, I found myself not liking Amy. She makes me feel bad about being a female and an American. Her crazy behavior might be sort of funny to read, but I can't believe she's such an idiot and so selfish. I don't understand why Avi loves her.

I wish Avi loved me, though! He saves this series, I tell you. Male characters like him are what reading these kind of books are all about. Sigh. Swoon. Thanks to the well written character of Avi, I loved this book
Cute, funny and much better than book 2. Probably my favorite of the three...If there were a fourth book I'd definitely read it!
Aug 19, 2015 Kira rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Ich sag da jetzt einfach nichts mehr zu ...
Anii Jimenez
Jan 14, 2017 Anii Jimenez rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Simone Elkeles termina por todo lo alto la trilogía How To Ruin. Creo que sin duda de los tres libros, este para mí es el mejor.
Al comienzo del libro me la pasaba diciendo: Por favor Amy, no hagas una estupidez, no pienses estupideces y no actúes estúpidamente.
Y no es por nada pero me sorprendí la Amy de este libro ha superado a la Amy del primer libro, sigue siendo una adolescente pero se ha vuelto mas fuerte.
Todo lo del campamento militar me encanto, hasta me dieron ganas de ir a uno, en serio

Ich weiß um ehrlich zu sein gar nicht, was ich zu diesem Cover groß sagen könnte. Passt zum Rest, ist aber nicht wirklich auf das Buch gemünzt. Die Titel passen eigentlich beide recht gut.


Kann das auch für immer sein? war ein gutes Buch. Ja, ihr merkt schon das "aber" anklingen, oder? Aber es war leider auch der schwächste Teil der Reihe. Ich werde euch auch verraten, warum:
Das Problem ist, dass man das Gefühl hat, als habe die gesamte Entwicklung, die Amy in Band eins und
Charlotte  Black
Dec 24, 2011 Charlotte Black rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Guess who's jetting to the Holy Land this summer!

Remember me, Amy Barak-Nelson—a.k.a the queen of disaster? In case you forgot, my boyfriend Avi is in the Israeli army. A visit is definitely in order.

Somehow my grandmother convinced me to sign up for two weeks of pure hell in a military training base. Getting up before dawn, peeing in a hole, and playing war games in the desert isn't my idea of fun. But what's worse? Our team leader turns out to be Avi!

This is more of a 3.5 rathe
I was so enthusiastic to read some more about the characters, and now I knew this book was going to be all about Amy and Avi together at the boot-camp, and I “knew” it was going to be fun.. and it was – mostly.
There were definitely a lot of funny moments, and the side characters have their presence noticed more in here, but as I got to see the problems between Amy and Avi grow, and the way they handled them (not!), I couldn’t stop wondering if there is love between them or just (how do you call
Apr 11, 2012 GW rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Awe, too cute.

Okay, there was a bit much too description about the boot camp for my liking, but it was nonetheless good. The training and gun stuff were still interesting, but not as much as I hoped. I started to lose interest because there wasn't much Avi and Amy at first. Then we get it! Wheee. Amy and Avi sorta get into a fight. And then, Amy has Nathan as her "fake-boyfriend". And Miranda likes Nathan. And Nathan likes Tori. SO man, what now? (view spoiler)
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