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Moment of Truth

(Love, Life, and the List #3)

3.96  ·  Rating details ·  1,038 ratings  ·  214 reviews
At sixteen, Hadley Moore knows exactly who she isa swimmer who will earn a scholarship to college. Totally worth all the hard work, even if her aching shoulders dont agree. So when a guy dressed as Hollywoods latest action hero, Heath Hall, crashes her swim meet, she isnt amused. Instead, shes determined to make sure he doesnt bother her again. Only shes not sure exactly ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 3rd 2020 by HarperTeen
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Haniya Yess! The first question that came to my mind was " is this related to teen wolf?"
Becky B I can't find any evidence that they are actually selling this book as Heart, Heroes, and Heath Hall. The titles on sale are all Moment of Truth both…moreI can't find any evidence that they are actually selling this book as Heart, Heroes, and Heath Hall. The titles on sale are all Moment of Truth both in the US and in the UK. This book was originally supposed to be published by EgmontUSA as The Sun, the Moon, and the Truth several years ago but the publisher dissolved and now the title is being published by HarperCollins. Egmont already has isbns for the book before they couldn't publish it, so several of the editions listed here (all that say Egmont) never actually came out.(less)

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Oct 28, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Anybody else getting some serious Teen Wolf vibes from that title...

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!!!

Mar 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya-contemporary
Another cute and fluffy Kasie West book! I really enjoyed this one and its perfect for springtime! ...more
(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.
Aimee ♥ | Aimee, Always
Did somebody say Kasie West?
Maggie ☘ (Wonderland-Reader)
Just because you cant see the future, doesnt mean it doesnt exist. You dont have to see everything clearly or know exactly where youre 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 favorite from
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.
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.
Jan 29, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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! Shes a swimmer who pushes herself to compete, train, and be the
Kasie West has another book coming out!!

But I have to wait another full year for it!

Dec 09, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
And now I'm just remembering last season of Teen Wolf...
Molli Moran
Of course I HAVE to read this. It's Kasie! She's one of my auto buy authors.

Namera [The Literary Invertebrate]
Ive 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) shes 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 she
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.
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 thats hyper-fixated on being the best swimmer she can be. She doesnt eat sugar, doesnt do anything but practice swimming, and needs an entire superstitious ritual in order to get in the zone for races. Shes preparing for one when a person wearing a mask of Heath Hall (an in-universe movie character) jumps into the pool in her lane
Mar 03, 2020 rated it liked it
Mini Review Moment of Truth: I finished this book really fast, theres no doubt Kasie West knows how to keep her readers intrigued but I had a difficult time really connecting with the main character. I think I wanted more of a romance story. It turned out to be a book about personal growth, mental health, and family. I still thought the book was sweet, but it wasnt my absolute favorite of hers. Im still waiting for another Fill in boyfriend or Ps I Like You type boom from her.

3.5 ⭐⭐⭐💫


HOLY CRAP is this the same book that's been titled "the sun, the moon, and the truth" that had no cover, no synopsis, no expected publication date for YEARS??? kasie, girl, THANK YOU
Mar 05, 2020 rated it liked it
It makes me a little sad to say this, but I found this book really dull. I didn't really start to enjoy it until about the last 25%. I expect a slow burn romance in West's books, but it felt almost non-existent until close to the end. I also thought the big drama between Hadley and her parents was resolved WAY too easily. I almost gave this book 2 stars instead of 3, but I did really like Hadley and Jackson in the last few chapters.
May 27, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: anticipated
This title reminds me of teen wolf xD
Feb 21, 2016 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
*checks the book out bc the title reminds her of teen wolf...*
Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I've learned to only start a Kasie West book when I have the time to sit down and read it from start to finish, because I won't want to put it down. This book was no different. As always with her books, I felt like I was in the world with these characters. They were incredibly three-dimensional, and I really enjoyed being in Hadley's head. I felt like I understood her. Her relationship with Amelia was a highlight, as was the side of her brought out by Jackson. I loved the mystery within the ...more
Mar 11, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020
This was my favourite Kasie West book in a while, it was just very charming! also swimming, I'm an easy get.
✦ Maica ✦
gimee gimee *grabby hands* sign me up for more kasie west
Jaye Berry
Mar 10, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: contemporary, 2020, ya
No I actually hate it. This is by far the worst Kasie West book I've ever read. She's had some that have disappointed me but nothing to this level, for real.

Moment of Truth is about a swimmer named Hadley. Swimming is her life so when a prankster in a mask ruins one of her meets, she wants to track down who he is. There are a lot of people he could be, including her ex and her best friend's crush. In searching for the Heath Hall imposter, Hadley learns more about herself and how she might resent
Mar 09, 2020 rated it liked it
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That was so much fun, Miss Kasie always manages to write these cute fluffy stories that makes you want to cuddle up and get immersed in her peaceful words and not get up until the very last page, she is the only author that I always finish her books in one sittings
so the story is about Hadley who is a swimmer and very dedicated to her goals but one day she faces the mysterious Heath Hall who is a masked figure who appears in random events that makes Hadley pissed off, who is he ? why is Hadley
Lissa Hawley
Mar 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is not my least favorite Kasie West book, but it was a close call. I really didn't care for Hadley, the MC until about the 50% mark.

Still a quick read. (With a few pauses as I was embarrassed for the characters - seriously, I blush.)

There are better Kasie West books, but if you've already read them all like I have, this is better than a lot of not-Kasie West books.
Mar 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
Kasie West will always, and forever, be my top go-to author for fun, romantic and heartwarming YA contemporary. She always delivers and I love how she writes like no other.

Moment of Truth is definitely one of my best 2020 reads! To the to be read again pile this goes! Cannot wait for another West book to devour!
Mar 11, 2020 rated it it was ok
Thanks, this is the first Kasie West I think I've ever hated.
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