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Nina Won't Tell (Making Out #3)

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Nina won't tellThey've all grown up together on a tiny island. They think they know everything about one another. . .but they're only just beginning to find out the truth.

Nina won't tell that she's in love with Ben. Ben used to belong to her sister, Claire, and who knows what Claire would say if she found out., But even worse, if Nina discovers that Ben doesn't love her ba
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Avon Books (first published 1994)
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Caitlin
NEW LIST IS SPOILERY. Actually this whole thing is spoilery. Cuuut!

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Nicky
Oct 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
I love this series so much and I'm so glad I decided to re-read it!

Jake is going off the rails and drinks all the time. I guess I would be pretty bummed too if my brother was killed and my sister ceased to exist. Claire follows Jake around trying to entice him. Nina was molested when she went to stay with an aunt and uncle when she was 11, just after her mum died. She's never told anyone about it and now the aunt and uncle are visiting Chatham Island and she's afraid it might happen again. Aisha
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Ysabel
Apr 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I'm re-reading the entire series but didn't want to review every single book. But this one had to be reviewed seperately to the rest.

I first read it when I was 12 and it stuck with me for life. It's rare these days to read a book where child-abuse hasn't completely destroyed the life of the person abused. I know that does happen and I'm not saying it shouldn't, I'm just saying that it was sort of nice to read a book where the girl survived it without being turned into a complete wreck.

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Elaine Mullane
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
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Taylor
Oct 27, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: teens
It teaches you to really be careful who you trust.
Amira Nayef
L O V E D IT!
Kristel
Feb 21, 2012 rated it it was ok
This was an okay book. It's all about lovers having rivals to each other. And it has a really good ending.
Vanessa
Jul 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Read these as a kid, me and my sisters loved them -Vanessa
Jenaya
Feb 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
sad but good
Maggie
May 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Nina and her story... :(
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Nadine
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...
Isa
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Katherine Hayward
Jun 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
After years, I decided to reread the whole series, and this book is about Nina and her life.
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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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