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Talking to Adam

3.89  ·  Rating details ·  65 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Sailing - check. Friends - check. Exams - check. Boyfriend - check.

Everything is slotting into place for Katie. Then suddenly her world falls apart.
No one can help, no one can understand... until she meets the stranger with the compelling green eyes, manky dreads, and 1,000-watt grin... until Katie starts talking to Adam.
Paperback, 280 pages
Published 2005 by Scholastic
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Watermelon Daisy
Jun 16, 2012 rated it liked it
I admit that, within finishing the first chapter of Talking to Adam, I was ready to put it down.

However, I’m glad I didn’t. The main character is extremely annoying within the first few chapters, but you can see an easy contrast between herself from the start to the end. That’s the man basis of a good coming-of-the-age story, so I definitely recommend it to anybody wanting to read something set in modern times.

Katie at the end of the book was this endearing, amazing person I’d love as my best fr
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Jun 27, 2009 rated it really liked it
The book synopsis:

Sailing.
Friends.
Exams.
Boyfriend.

Everything is slotting into place for Katie. Then suddenly her world falls apart.
No one can help, no one can understand...until she meets the stranger with the compelling green eyes, manky dreads, and 1,000-watt grin...until Katie starts talking to Adam.
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Mar 02, 2010 rated it really liked it
I loved This Book (:
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Mar 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
A Truly amazing story about loss and most of all Friendship. So amazing and heart touching. 4.5 stars
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Short and sad. Why did I decide to read 2 cancer books at once? How foolish.
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I really enjoyed this book. It reminds me of how there are worse things we could go through in this world besides over-bearing teachers or friends that seem to passive to care.
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Sarah Ell is a journalist, writer and editor, and has published widely in the history, sailing and young adult fiction genres. As a journalist and subeditor, she has worked for the Auckland Star, Boating New Zealand and Trends. In 2003 When the War Came Home was shortlisted for the LIANZA Esther Glen Medal, and was a 2003 Storylines Notable Senior Fiction Book, while Talking to Adam was a 2006 Sto ...more

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