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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,
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Published November 1st 2009 by Flux
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Augusta Hinojosa
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
Dea Sauva
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
Diana #teamFiona ❤️
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
Arlene
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
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Miriam
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
Jenny
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Det
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.
Andrea
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
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Brittany Hadden
Seriously? Thats the ending? Its the end of the series and you leave a cliffhanger? That dont make no since!
Also i officially don't like Avi any more. Yeah, that's right Avi... our imaginary wedding (you dont know about) is O.V.E.R!!! Yeah ya hear me Avi?!?! I don't love ya anymore. Yep its over, I'm o er Avi ( okay im not but he don't know that). I just can't believe that he cheated on Amy because of .... Whatever reason he said. xD But you know whati guess it aint a problem cause Amy cheated o
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kari
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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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
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ijul (yuliyono)
THIS BOOK IS AWESOME

Apakah sebuah pengorbanan memang perlu dilakukan untuk cinta?


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—

Summary:
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
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Anne Osterlund
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
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Jaime Atkins
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
Marissa
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
Jessica
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!
Lauren
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
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Charlotte  Black
Synopsis:
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!

Review:
This is more of a 3.5 rathe
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GW
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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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
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Amelie
ZUR AUFMACHUNG

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.

ZUM BUCH

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
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Claire
Oh jeez, here comes Amy again! This time, she's going to an Israeli boot camp with Jess, Miranda, and Nate. Why? To spend time with Avi of course! This is going to be her best summer ever!
And then she gets there.
The wheel on her suitcase breaks.
Their millitary leader is annoyingly cheerful.
None of the officers are breaking sweat even though it's like a thousand degrees outside!
There are moon shaped sweat spots on her boobs.
She's required to wake up at dawn everyday.
The bathrooms are holes in the
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Trisha W.
This was a very cute, fun and quick book to read. It had a lot of humor in it. Amy is a princess, not a real princess, but in the sense that she needs the best of everything. But when she gets to military camp and realizes that it's not a 5 star hotel, she wonders why she ever agreed to go.
The best part of the book is that her boyfriend, Avi, is her team leader. But the way that Amy remembers him from back home isn't the same way that Avi is now that he is back on his home land. In the military
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fifi boo
3.5
Okay this is where my review for the whole series is going to be. And idk if i really liked it or really hated this book. I'm still not sure which it was. Well I find it easier just to start off with typing all the pros and cons of the book.

Cons first: Okay first of all the main character was sooooo annoying. All of the other characters were okay though. Especially avi. Mhmm. Well maybe he was too perfect? ;O Oh and it was kinda confusing when major things were happening. It felt like the au
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DaemonBlack (bookfreak)
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
Booklover, Indianapolis
(Feb) Well, finished the trilogy - it was overall ok. This book, like the others, focused somewhat on how annoying Amy is - immature, oblivious, completely irrational and needy - but there were glimmers of a decent girl underneath it all. Not sure growth and maturity will help, but I will hope so - otherwise Avi will dump her ass so fast once they are together permanantly! One part bothered me, though - how on earth would her dad, a former Israeli army guy, let her pack for Israel bootcamp and p ...more
Jennifer
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Jewel
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
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Marci
I really do enjoy this series. I just wish it were a little more nuanced to include a better picture of the Palestinian issue. In this third book Amy is going to an Israeli boot camp for two weeks. While two years of military service is required for all Israeli teens, Amy as an American is exempt. She chooses to do the two week program open to all interested Jewish teens. This way she might be able to see Avi her BF who has already started his military service. Complications ensue in Amy's life ...more
Katie
OK...So I thought this was a pretty good book. I'm really hoping that she writes more books about this!

The first two books didn't annoy me, but I was ready to throw in the towel on this one! I was so sick of hearing how big her boobs were! This was soooooooooooooo annoying and I don't think there should of been that many references to her boobs! I think we got it in the first two times she mentioned the boobs.

It was way over played and it really annoyed me! I was a cute story, but I would of rat
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Simone Elkeles is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of novels for teens. Simone’s books have won many awards including being YALSA Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, being named to the YALSA Popular Paperbacks and Teens Top Ten lists, and added to the Illinois “Read for a Lifetime” Reading List. Simone also won the coveted RITA award from the Romance Writers of ...more
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