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Moment of Truth

(Love, Life, and the List #3)

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At sixteen, Hadley Moore knows exactly who she is—a swimmer who will earn a scholarship to college. Totally worth all the hard work, even if her aching shoulders don’t agree. So when a guy dressed as Hollywood’s latest action hero, Heath Hall, crashes her swim meet, she isn’t amused. Instead, she’s determined to make sure he doesn’t bother her again. Only she’s not sure ex ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 3rd 2020 by HarperTeen
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Clarissa
Oct 28, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Anybody else getting some serious Teen Wolf vibes from that title...

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Heather
Mar 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya-contemporary
Another cute and fluffy Kasie West book! I really enjoyed this one and it’s perfect for springtime!
Tamara
May 06, 2015 marked it as must-read  ·  review of another edition
Getting a Teen Wolf vibe. I'm sure it's nothing to do with Teen Wolf but still, written by Kasie West? I'm definitely reading this!!!

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Alexa
Mar 22, 2020 rated it liked it
(view spoiler) Aside from the romance as a whole as such, I think the novel was really neat, though. The family and friendship dynamics were A+, and the Heath Hall mystery was actually super fun. ...more
Christy
3.5 stars

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Kasie West does a great job writing sweet and cute YA. Moment of Truth was fun to read and had a bit of suspense with a heartfelt ending.

This story follows Hadley Moore. Hadley is a serious swimmer and a bit of an overachiever. She always strives to be the best and is dedicated to all that she does. She feels like she has something to prove to her parents and to herself. When the masked Heath Hall distracts her from her swim meet, she has a bone to pick with him. She's on a quest t
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Luffy
Jun 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Reading this one reminded me of the Cazalet chronicles, because of its hypnotic addictive quality. The chapters were bite sized, the prose and the ideas behind them were simple, logical, pertinent, and efficient. What's not to like?

I never thought I would discover something so freshly compatible on the YA scene. I had been reading books by Patricia Briggs, where the romance was not graphic, but the stalling was dull as dishwater. I also read books by Kim Harrison and Darynda Jones. Too much supe
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Rachel Reads Ravenously
4 stars

Moment of Truth is about Hadley, a junior in high school who is very focused on swimming. When a prankster wearing a mask of a celebrity ruins her focus at a swim meet, Hadley sets out to find his secret identity and to confront him.

Kasie West is one of my favorite young adult authors. Her books are able to cover deep topics but they don’t completely overwhelm me. In this book we had a teen dealing with feeling like she was competing with a sibling who passed away and I thought West did
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Aimee ♥ | Aimee, Always
Did somebody say Kasie West?
Maggie ☘
Mar 09, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: contemporary-na
“Just because you can’t see the future, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. You don’t have to see everything clearly or know exactly where you’re going to move forward.”

Moment in Time is the third book in a series of stand alone novels, each following different set of characters, but some may make comebacks. You can read any of the three books without having read any of the others.

I definitely liked this one more than Love, Life, and the List (had my least favourite romance of KW), but my favorit
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Drewthereader20
This was soooooo good! Idk if it's because I haven't read a contemporary in a while because I've been reading a lot of fantsay but I loved it. It wasn't a 5 star rating for me but I enjoyed Moment of Truth by Kasie west. I read almost all but 3 of Kasie's novel now so hopefully I will read those three novels until she releases a new one. Lol more thoughts to come in the morning when my brain isn't mushed with English 101 work!(:
Moment of truth audiobook was narrated by: Catlin Kelly 4/5
Moment
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Snjez
Mar 07, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: audiobooks
2.5 stars

I wasn't that impressed with either the story or the characters. I was initially intrigued by who the mysterious Heath Hall was and that's basically what kept me listening to the audiobook. The rest of the story felt a bit superficial and predictable.
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Jasmine
Jan 16, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016-releases
Didn't even read the blurb, but Kasie West is perfect so of course I'm going to read it. ...more
Holly
Apr 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020
Jackson stole my heart ❤️
Lindsay (pawsomereads)
Jul 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5⭐️
Kasie West just really knows how to write a fun and cute yet meaningful YA romance. She’s always my go-to when I want a light read with relatable characters and some of the sweetest moments and this book has all of that.
Moment of Truth follows a high school competitive swimmer, Hadley, as she deals with the pressures of perfecting everything she can with her swimming while living in the shadow of her late brother. She breaks out of the mold she’s set for her life when she’s determined to d
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Melanie  Brinkman
Some masks unveil great things.

Swimming is Hadley Moore's present and future. So when a guy dressed up as Heath Hall, Hollywood latest action Hero, crashes her swim meet, she's not happy. Instead she is going to make sure he doesn't bother her again. The only problem is, she doesn't know who he really is... Nobody does.

After doing a little digging with her best friend, Amelia, it turns out that the imposter could be almost anyone, even her ex-boyfriend, or her best friend's crush. As she gets c
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abigailscupoftea
Apr 20, 2020 rated it it was ok
I’m so sad I didn’t enjoy this one as much as the other Kasie West books! This book seemed to lack the usual cozy, cute, and romantic feel. I had a really tough time getting into the plot and I wasn’t very drawn to the characters, especially the love interest. The only thing that kept me going was the mystery of Heath Hall.
Abby
Jan 29, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
WHAT OMFG THAT TITLE
IT SCREAMS TEENWOLF!!!!!
HUHUHUHU SEASON 5 SOON OMG BUT YES ANOTHER KASIE WEST BOOK: AUTO-BUY, AUTO-READ
Laura
Mar 26, 2020 rated it really liked it

Fears, secrets, and truths are complicated little buggers. They can be hidden, hard to find, and even harder to say out loud. We need a good listener, a push, and a mountain of courage to share what we feel, fear, and want the most in this world. It might even require an action hero mask and a big moment of truth!

Sixteen year old, Hadley Moore knows what she wants and goes after it with intensity and focus. This girl is motivated! She’s a swimmer who pushes herself to compete, train, and be the
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Brittany


5 Stars!!

“Just because you can’t see the future, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.

Kasie West is a PEACH!! I love her writing style so much and the Joy that her books bring to my heart. I love reading romance but something about her books just make me feel like I learned something, and I take away something from each of her books- EVEN though her books are geared toward YA- As an adult Woman I still walk away with some piece of wisdom. So thank you for that Mrs. West!!

I adored this book and
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☀︎El In Oz☀︎
5/5
On my god. I think this may be my favourite Kasie West book of the ones I’ve read. Her books have this addicting style of cuteness and romance. I loved Jackson and Hadley’s relationship because it was so pure and sweet. It was well developed and their texts and encounters and conversations were all just so wholesome and cute. Like I can’t say enough how cute they were in this book. I honestly would love a sequel about them. Amelia was a kind and supportive best friend that helped Hadley so mu
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Alyssa
Kasie West has another book coming out!!





But I have to wait another full year for it!






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Jaime Arkin
Oh I really loved this! Lots of feelings as usual and Jackson stole my heart!!
Rhianna
⭐2.5 stars⭐

This was very different then Kasie's other works I feel like (or maybe its just been a while since I read her other books). Not to say I didn't love this book, but it wasn't what I was expecting maybe?

I'm not much into competitive swimming so I couldn't really connect to our mc as her only passion throughout this book is swimming. And the romance was more of a secondary theme, I feel like this was more of a light mystery; trying to discover who is under the mask of "Heath Hall" and I
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janel
Mar 10, 2020 rated it it was ok
As much as I love Kasie West, I think I really have to admit how ‘hit or miss’ she is for me. And this one was a miss.

This book follows Hadley, a 16 year old swimmer that’s hyper-fixated on being the best swimmer she can be. She doesn’t eat sugar, doesn’t do anything but practice swimming, and needs an entire superstitious ritual in order to get in the zone for races. She’s preparing for one when a person wearing a mask of Heath Hall (an in-universe movie character) jumps into the pool in her la
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Alyson Stone
Apr 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: teen-fic
Book: Moment of Truth
Author: Kasie West
Rating: 5 Out of 5 Stars

Kasie West is one of those few authors who always manages to put a smile on my face. I love how cute, simple, and, yet, hard hitting her books can be. This one deals with grief and losing a child, but, yet, manages to have all of those cute moments that you would expect from a Kasie West book. I love all of the light hearted moments that were mixed in with the more difficult moments.

Hadley lives the shadow of her dead older broth
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Namera [The Literary Invertebrate]
I’ve heard lots of good things about Kasie West, who seems to be widely considered a fresh and funny voice in YA contemporary. I went into this with high hopes.

Naturally, I was disappointed. This book was, on the whole, bland and peopled with forgettable characters.

Sixteen-year-old Hadley Moore is obsessed with swimming. Day (and sometimes night) she’s at the pool, practising. Partially this is because she uses it as a form of validation; her older brother Ethan died before she was born, and
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Aimee (Getting Your Read On)
Really, Really Cute

Really, really cute, young adult, growing up story. The characters were fun with clear personalities. They showed growth and increasing self awareness that was satisfying as a reader. I loved that the hard things seemed real and reasonable. I believed it. This is a sweet story. My teenage daughter is a fan of this author and I can see why.
Content: kissing
emi
Feb 29, 2020 marked it as to-read
There's a Kasie West book coming out in three days?? And nobody told me? You all should be ashamed of yourself. ...more
Stella❤️ 孔凡星
3.5* I liked this book but I think it was kind of surface level. Even though it touched on topics like grief, feelings of neglect, uncertainty for the future, etc... I feel like it could’ve had more depth. But then again, it’s a YA contemporary romance. Also, didn’t love the romance...
chloe ♡
Jan 16, 2021 rated it really liked it
i was so certain that i knew who heath hall was all along (and i was already planning out the review in my head, thinking i would write about how predictable the book was), but i was totally not expecting the twist at the end! + the family parts were particularly well written and the ending made me sob.
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