When Louie and Willa first meet, they don’t know their lives will soon be changed forever. Self-assured Louie is gearing up for another successful year in high. Dare Truth or Promise. Paula Boock, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $15 (p) ISBN Tweet. Dare Truth or Promise. Buy this book. 2 Mar Dare Truth or Promise by Paula Boock, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Horn Book The course of true love hits the rapids again in this steamy, brilliant, girl-meets-girl romance from New Zealander Boock.

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If you are going to thump Leviticus remember all the rules must be followed and not just those that support your own biases. Then again Dare Truth or Promise is turning twenty this year, so maybe this observation belongs in the reviews of newer titles. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt- Juvenile Fiction – pages. More than anything, she wants to be left alone.

It’s been two months since I read this story and I tear up at the sight of its cover photo! They hit so close to home. Challenging waters, skillfully navigated. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

Thanks to the acceptance of her tough bartender mother, Willa gains the strength to wait it out, but a psychologist tells Louie that her feelings are a apula phase, a fundamentalist promises her sins will land her in hell, and her best friend is supportive but embarrassed.


Books by Paula Boock. Review quote Willa and Louie could not be promsie different. A great read, and a great inside look about homosexuals.

Everything happened a little too quickly, I didn’t feel as connected to the characters as I should have and view spoiler [ I thought the car crash at th I love the angst of a s gay young adult book. Description When Louie and Willa first meet, they don’t know their lives will soon be changed forever. Want to Read saving…. They are both responsible girls bocok to do what is right and still unsure, especially when parents and society seem to condemn them at every turn.

She has also published poetry and plays, and has written for television. Love Dare Truth or Promise? Willa lives in a pub. Makes sense, that’s what the sentence says. What can I say? Please try again later.

When she meets strong-minded Willa, her worldview Kingdom of Ash Sarah J. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.

I found the characters weren’t that fleshed out. Throne of Glass Sarah J. It was good, just not great.

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Instead, I got a lot of jumping from this girl’s perspective to the other, and it just didn’t feel as incredible as reviewers made it to be. Perhaps if the book had been longer than some pages, I’d have read something truly profound and substantial. It’s definitely one of my favorites now!! It a great story about young love and laula challenges of realizing who you are and what you really want from your life. I relate to the story, and I would recommend it to any hoock who’s having a hard time loving themselves for who they are.

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Dare Truth or Promise by Paula Boock. A fast-paced, turbulent but ultimately uplifting story of deep, painful, heart-wrenching first love.

No, I’m not a lesbian. However, familial and societal pressures pull them apart. Under developed plot, shallow characters and not much fruth. Fortunately the ending is positive.

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I wish every parent and every teen could read this and talk about it with love. Kicked out of her last school and still stinging from a past relationship, Willa wants only to get through her final year at school quietly so she can graduate and become a chef. Whether you look at Willa and Louie or even Louie and her family, everything is just glossed over. This can happen even if you’re not a gay teenager.

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I thought that the girls in this book were really great and there stories were so much fun to read. Though at times they did annoy me I still had a great reading about what they are going through.

One person found this helpful. As stated in other reviews all aspects of love are covered; self love, familial love, and passionate love. Kicked out of her yb school and still stinging from a past relationship, Willa truty only to get through her final year at school quietly so she can graduate and become a chef. Ignite Me Tahereh Mafi.

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