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Hearts, Fingers, and Other Things to Cross

(Broken Hearts & Revenge #3)

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  791 ratings  ·  129 reviews

Gemma and Hallie's world has come to a screeching halt. Their parents are engaged, which makes them step-sisters. Nothing in the world could possibly be worse for Gemma and Hallie--they won't let it happen. Even if it means putting their own feud aside to separate their parents.

Events quickly escalate as a hurricane rips through the Hampto
Published May 10th 2016 by Feiwel & Friends
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Nov 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was definitely my favorite out of the three because it was less about girl drama and more about working together. Also LOTS OF LOOSE ENDS TIED UP VERY NICELY *ahem*
Just sayin, I love Ford. He's right up there with some of my favorites.
Sep 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Why does my library not have this yet! :(

I picked this book up today and I will finish it today!

Just like the first two books in the trilogy this book had an excellent summer girly plot and a quick pace.

Katie Finn is Morgan Matsons pen name. Although I haven't read a Morgan Matson book I really enjoy this trilogy and want to get into her other books.
I'm so glad to be done with this series. Half of the time I felt like this book could have been combined with the previous one and the other half of me was like "I don't think I wanted a 500-600 page conclusion to this story" so I guess I'm glad that this was split up into two books. I'm glad that this story worked out in a good way (I figured it wouldn't but I wasn't entirely sure exactly how the happy ending was going to work out). I'm glad the stupid love square/general four sided shape resol ...more
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2 out of 5 stars (Please read my rating system further below). I was so looking forward to some super epic ending to this revenge warfare! Sadly, I felt like 80% of the book was concluding the cliffhanger from the second book. The other 20% was a new turn in the romance and a super rushed ending. I was hoping that there would be something hu
Sue (Hollywood News Source)
I only read it for my otp. I'll never be satisfied.
Jul 21, 2016 rated it liked it
There's a storm and all the characters are trapped together in one house?! I love those kinds of dynamics! What I don't like however is people trying to sabotage other people's happiness. Thank goodness for Ford, that's what I'm saying. A really lovely end to the series, but maybe it could've been a duology as a lot of the emotions seemed really drawn out.
Jul 29, 2015 rated it liked it
(3.5 stars)
I’m the biggest slut for longtime friends turned to lovers and I WILL NEVER STOP!!! So obviously my shipper heart aaadoooreess Ford and the midnight surf scene <3 Other than that I would have liked more interaction between the whole group like with the game night. All in all it was a sweet way to end it so I still liked it. Overall the series was just a bit childish, over the top and cheesy but hey I am all those things as well so I don’t care.
Laurence R.
Jun 07, 2016 rated it liked it
As the last book in a YA series, I think that this book was good, but not exceptional.

As childish as they can be, I liked reuniting with the characters, which are all funny and interesting. I think that some of them finally grew up, which was a bit of a relief, because the previous book, as well as the first half of this one, made me roll my eyes in exasperation at some things that the characters were doing or saying. It was nice to see them grow up as the series progressed.

I'm really happy tha
May 18, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2016
I need the this NOW...& not in 2017 which is like 325469532 years away
Karen (^ v ^)
I loved this series soooo much!! Soo I basically finished this book in one night, I dropped The Unexpected Everything to read this (technically I was in the middle of two Morgan Matson books at the same time hahaa), I just couldn't wait to finally find out what was going to happen to all the characters. This series in a nutshell is something that isn't suposed to be taken too seriously, they're hilarious, fun, swoon-worthy, entertaining books, the perfect summer read.

Going to go into some spoi
Zemira (Kylo Ren fangirl) Warner
I love to read these type of books in the summer. (Well, technically it's not summer yet but you get what I mean.) They are fun, dramatic and easy to read.

Gemma and Hallie once again return to scheming, now meant to separate their parents because they got married without letting anyone know which I think is stupid and irresponsible. So, they aren't any better than their children. lmao I guess, now I know where they got their theatrics from.

Both girls are petty and selfish but I didn't hate the
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2.5 Stars

I had been awaiting Hearts, Fingers, and Other Things to Cross for a while, since it is the final instalment in the Broken Hearts and Revenge series, but this story just doesn’t compare to the rest of the books. The concept is not as fun and upbeat as the first books, since it is all about two girls trying to get their parents to divorce because they don’t want to be sisters. I also didn’t enjoy the main character’s immature actions and the unrealistic plo
May 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Mar 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
I love this series! It's light and perfect for Summer reading (although they're a middle of a hurricane). It's predictable and silly at times but I just love the characters and it's by Morgan Matson and I love everthing she writes like she writes one of the best contemporaries out there! Yeah... And oh! Ford is so adorable.
Caryn - iam.caryn
This was a really fun way to wrap up the trilogy.

I didn’t see this plot coming at all, but I wouldn’t have changed a single thing.

Every loose end was tied up nicely.

This really is a great trilogy to read by the pool while drinking iced lattes.
I needed this book to be longer
Jul 31, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: meh
My thing with this book is that it wasn't bad, it just didn't need to exist. To be honest, this was 244 pages of pretty much nothing happening. It's pretty much an entire book on just character growth and it was pretty unnecessary.

Gemma and co get stuck in Bruce's house because of a hurricane and she finds out her dad and Karen are getting married. And because the entirety of the second book didn't happen apparently since no one seems to have learned anything from it, she and Hallie go back to d
The addictive Broken Hearts and Revenge trilogy comes to a satisfying conclusion in this title. Readers won't be surprised that it will take a catastrophic storm with hurricane force winds to fix all the things that Gemma and Hallie have messed up in their efforts to take revenge on one another. Even though there were moments in the first two books in which it looked as though the teen girls might find a way to get along, there are others who take advantage of their animosity. Having hurled cake ...more
Jul 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-a-day, 2017
Despite the shortness of the book, which is usually a sign of a terrible ending, this book was perfect! Even though it was short, it had everything we needed to wrap up the series, leaving no end left untied.

Because the plot revolves around a storm, it takes place over pretty much a few days. However, just in those few short days, there was so much character development in (mostly) great ways and I loved seeing them like this!

It doesn't leave you needing more and leaves you with such a blissful
elena bomfim
Hearts, Fingers, and other things to Cross is a cute story about enemies, exes, and crushes learn how to all get along together. Gemma learns that her dad was hiding something behind her back- he got married to Hallie's (Gemma's nemesis) mother. Gemma and Hallie have hated each other for years, and (finally) work together to create a plan. But the thing is, the plan is to split their parents up. Meanwhile, there is a hurricane in the Hamptons and Gemma, Josh, Hallie, Sophie, Reid, Teddy, and For ...more
Jun 30, 2018 rated it did not like it
I'm glad I'm done wih this series. That's it.
Apr 26, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2016-releases
Wow. Okay. There are so many things I'd like to say about this book.

1. The characters are so damn dramatic. Besides all the revenge and petty relationship drama, I would like to start with the storm. They're all trapped in the same house during this hurricane and that act like complete imbeciles. For one, they lose their minds after they find out the power's gone out so *gasp* no Wi-Fi. Seriously, these people start going crazy. "Oh my Lord Jesus, I'm going to die because there's no Wi-Fi. Have
May 16, 2015 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars

Honestly, I've got a love/hate relationship with this series. Like, the overall storyline and idea behind the book is great. But the execution of it..didn't like it as much. Normally I love cliché books because I'm a sucker for loveydovey stories. But the main characters were just way too childish and annoying to comprehend. The whole storyline was so obvious (view spoiler)
Princess Bookie
Jul 19, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: read2016
My Thoughts: I remember really liking the first one in this series. And then the second one I liked to an extent, so I was really happy to keep reading and see if I liked the third one, this one. Honestly, I did like it but I didn’t love it.

We are back with Gemma and Hallie and their worlds are about to crash. They are still fighting from before but now they find out that their parents are planning to be married. This does the unthinkable, makes them team up to break up their parents. But is th
May 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned-books
I thought this was a satisfying conclusion, only two problems. I wanted more of Gemma and Ford but it's not like I hated it because I didn't get more, I just would have liked more. Also I really did not like how in the beginning it gave you information you already knew. Maybe if you read the second book a year before reading this one if would have been helpful, but I read the second book in May, so if was annoying to me and felt like a waste of time. Examples: It said what happened with Teddy an ...more
Dec 26, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2016, ebooks
So, it escalated like I predicted it was horrifying. But, because these are supposed to be light hearted, fun books, all is well in the end. The entire book read like it was the last quarter of the previous book, not a whole other novel. If it wasn't the conclusion of a series, I would think it was a novella (that's meant as an insult, but it is true. The "plot twist" is predictable, and there is surprisingly little closure. Everyone is just friends again at the end of plot? Which, yeah, is expe ...more
Sarah Anne
Feb 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2k16
I have been waiting since last summer to finish reading this series and I am very happy I was finally able to finish it. Like the other books, it had it's fair share and fill of drama, especially given the hurricane aspect. As excited as I was to read the final book in this series, I am now sad that it is over. Reading the series was such a fun ride and saying goodbye to Gemma, Hallie, Ford, everyone is sad. Even though there were things I could predict that were going to happen, it did not in a ...more
Naslha Espinal
Book 1 was hilarious, not serious at all but very entertaining. Book 2 wasn't as fun but even when this is not my favorite genre, it felt easy. Now, book 3 was a total let down.

I wasn't blind to the cliches in the series, and the actual public it's intended for, but wow! Katie Finn/Morgan Matson really took it out of the park with this one. Totally predictable, kind of Meh and the characters felt flat. I even felt this wasn't the same author.

Cute wrap up of the story, but in the end: not my cup
May 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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May 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Katie Finn grew up in Connecticut, in a town that looks an awful lot like Putnam. During high school, she was a total theater devotee (like Madison) and never dreamed she’d be a writer. But lots of Katie’s high school misadventures have made it into her books…which just goes to show that you never know!

She currently lives in Los Angeles, California, in a house she wishes was a lot closer to the be

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