Cherry Blossom Dreams
It is a lovely book and the feelings and thoughts that Sasha(the main character) goes through are easy to relate to.
The author really draws you in,and the ending left a smile on my face...
I would recommend it to 11,12 and 13 year old girls.
I am very happy with this book,it is one of my favourites.
Sasha will soon be 13 and she's upset because everything seems to be changing. Her twin brother doesn't talk to her like he used to; their mother is dating one of the school teachers - they really like him, but all her previous relationships have ended badly; Sasha's best friend wants her to get involved with her with the popular girls at school, and Sasha just isn't into that scene .....
Sasha and her brother have also been going into Blos ...more
Her best friend is Lily, a girl who's brother Rafferty she has a crush on while she discovers that her brother Sean's best friend Zack is who actually like her!
As their strict grandma is set to come visit as she disapproves of their mother's actions and choices things are a bit tense especially as Sean's snake goes missing in Blosso ...more
The title made me think of a dreamy book more than actually it is, but I enjoyed it anyway.
I think that if I'd read this book about an year ago I could like it more, yet I wasn't dissapointed.
It was a lovely book and it amused me that I found my friends and me in the characters. The resembles in the personalities were so strange and this made me to like this book more and more page by page.
A thing that could made Cherry Blossom Dreams better wou ...more
There's something about pre-teen characters that sometimes put me off. I think it's mostly because of the immaturity and overwhelming way they blow up every situation. But despite that, this book was one that drew attention to the reality of growing up and the pressure to grow up too quickly.
This book begun better than I expected. Sasha was more mature that I expected - always looking at things a bit more rationally and sensibly than a normal pre-teen character would. And Iquickly.here ...more
Sasha is twelve and her life is changing in so many ways that she's finding it hard to keep up. Her mother is now engaged to one of her teachers--who also happens to be a younger man. Her best friend Lily is more concerned with clothes, boys and hanging out with popular girls- ...more
Thank you to Bloomsbury Australia for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review
Cherry Blossom Dreams is a light and fun read, which middle graders should enjoy. This is a book that for older readers, is easy to skim read - though there are still some lessons which everyone can take out. Sasha is dealing with the tween issues of family situation changes, friendships shifting and of course, crushes coming into the picture./>Thank ...more