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Ben's in Love (Making Out #4)

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Ben's in love with two girls: Claire, his longtime love, and Claire's sister, Nina, with whom he's shared a passionate kiss. Can he figure out which girl he loves most before he loses the both?
Paperback, 200 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Avon Books (first published 1994)
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Dec 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
So sweet I could barf.
I am actually reading the 2 in one combined edition that came out recently. However, due to the stuff that is told in the first book of this 2 in 1 bundle, I have decided to not read that part, and since I am only reading one book then, I decided this was more fair.
Because, yeah, I am not interested and I don't feel comfortable reading the topic mentioned in the first book (Nina Won't Tell).

Wow, everything that can go wrong, will go wrong on this little island no? In the first 2 books we had ch
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Feb 24, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adult
Feeling nostalgic for the books of my youth, I revisited Katherine Applegate and her Islanders omnibus editions (first released as the Making Out series way back in 1993. Yes, I am that old...).

While I found them to be overly-dramatic and a little bit cheesy on second reading, I think they would be loved by teenagers today. YA has taken a much-welcome step in the sphere of fantasy, science fiction and Dystopia, largely, in recent years so for teenagers looking for the traditional romance novels
Jan 17, 2017 rated it liked it
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I think this was the first Making Out book I read. My copy came free with glossy teen-mag It's Bliss and it is well-thumbed, verging on disintegrating. I have so many fond memories of this book that I was disappointed to find, on re-read, that this is the biggest bummer in the series so far.

Biggest and toppermost bummer is Christopher being attacked by skinheads. No, he is not my favourite character and I do think he deserves many mild annoyances and inconveniences including being dumped by Aish
Oct 12, 2014 rated it liked it
i think this will wide up my mind for more love stories ................. but real ones are more interest able

my favorite character was zoey
Oct 27, 2007 added it
Recommends it for: teens
Shows you about teenage relationships
May 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: real-life
I LOVE Ben and I like Nina, so I must love this book ! :)
Feb 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Jul 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Read these as a kid, me and my sisters loved them -Vanessa
Jan 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
alle mehrmals gelesen.. SUUPERRR
Jan 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
diese Buchreihe hat mich während meiner Teeniezeit begleitet. ich habe sie so geliebt...
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Katherine Applegate is the author of THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN, winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal. Her novel CRENSHAW spent over twenty weeks on the New York Times children's bestseller list, and her first middle-grade stand-alone novel, the award-winning HOME OF THE BRAVE, continues to be included on state reading lists, summer reading lists, and class reading lists.

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Making Out (1 - 10 of 28 books)
  • Zoey Fools Around (Making Out, #1)
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  • Claire Gets Caught (Making Out, #5)
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