First Love

First Love

Book - 2014
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Runaways Axi, sixteen, and Robinson, seventeen, who met on a cancer ward, leave small-town Oregon on a cross-country trip to experience the best of life before it is too late.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316207041
0316207047
Branch Call Number: YA PATTERS
Characteristics: 278 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Raymond, Emily 1972-

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AL_KATI Jun 28, 2017

"Fault in Our Stars" readalike.

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MelissaYAReader
Jun 16, 2017

This novel was more than a bit weak. I get why they went on their road trip, but the story itself was very unrealistic. The characterization didn't feel developed and the story was very cliche. I just wish there was more depth to the story and perhaps a little more realism. Overall, for me this book didn't strike the right cords and was a miss.

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cheecha23
Jun 24, 2016

I really enjoyed this book! from the rebelliousness to the lustful love,its truly a great book to add to one of your reading lists

cbyrdtucker Oct 18, 2015

For those of you interested in a book like the Fault in Our Stars, this is the one for you. The book definitely took me on a journey I was not prepared for one, but one I was happy to be on. It is a quick read, as I finished it in one day. The takeaway from this book is that there are people placed in our lives intended to leave a stamp on hearts and minds. If we embrace this idea than we no longer are consumers of idle living, but actual present living. A great read to snap you back to reality.

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ABenoit
Sep 29, 2014

I liked it. Not a fan of the ending, but I liked it. Not my first pick, though, and quick read.

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CeeWags
Jul 10, 2014

If you liked Fault in Our Stars, you will like First Love. Two teens with tough home lives in small town American what to cut loose. I wasn't sure when I read the first few chapters, but then about halfway through it was Oh, Now I Get It. If you cry easily, you might need some tissues. Like Axi (like the name) I was kind of wondering where the Amber Alerts were and the where are my children? And how did they steal so many modes of trasnportation across the U. S. and not get caught? Where did the money come from because I'm pretty sure the amount they had didn't go very far. I don't want to give away anymore with my questions. A quick read. Literally, I finished it in a day.

Helen10 Mar 07, 2014

It's a qiuick read but not one of his best. He's cranking them out too fast now. He also writes better alone.

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pktab
Feb 17, 2014

I loved this book! Quick read. I knew it would end badly, however, it still got to me. A real tear jerker!

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jescar82
Jan 24, 2014

James Patterson is one of my favorite authors, I'm not a big fan of his romance novels but, this one was really great. I also recommend it to teens/tweens.

CLLinda Jan 23, 2014

A wonderful book about young love. I really enjoyed this love story. Very well written by my favorite author. James Patterson is amazing.

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CeeWags
Jul 10, 2014

CeeWags thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 16

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Sep 17, 2013

frans3boys thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 15

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