Dedication [Nicola Kraus, Emma McLaughlin, Ashley West] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kate Hollis’s ex-boyfriend’s face plasters. Find out more about Dedication by Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. With over 6 million copies of their books in print in over 32 languages Newsweek declared McLaughlin and Kraus a ‘phenomenon.’ The Nanny Diaries is a #1.

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Even i as a teen won’t do what she does. Dedication is a story of a woman waiting for her soulmate until the end of life in Earth. The characters, the story Also, Mizzes Kraus and McLaughlin evoke adolescent sexuality uncomfortably well. I’m not the girl who can watch SVU and go to sleep with a smile. Hardcoverpages. Click here to learn more about this month’s sponsor! He treated her horribly, whatever his reasons. The 30 year old main character, Katie, acts more like a 13 year old with hormone issues; her “I love him now, no I don’t, yes I do, maybe I don’t, of course I do” attitude gets old after a hundred pages, but at least that attitude didn’t drag on longer than it did.

Aug 26, Patty rated it really liked it Shelves: Felt like three months. Aug 26, Abriana rated it did not like it. More By and About This Author. It was juvenile, implausible, and absurd. Don’t try to rush through it. Definitely not for teens due to language and love scenes that strayed slightly over the PG markbut a great book for women perhaps 30 and up, who can appreciate thoughtful glimpses into the past with the main character. I also don’t think this book should even be published in the first place.


As in life, you find yourself being logical and illogical at the same time: It took a long time to figure out why they were so angry for much of the book.

I actually giggled when recalling the one-hit-wonder songs, stirrup pants, and blue mascara how I rocked blue m Dedication is a sweet book about young love. I’ve become invested in the ending, and am really hoping it doesn’t disappoint.

Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus

There were a few bumps in the road — some Dedication is an absorbing and entertaining read. I also don’t thin To the fans of this book: McLaughin and Kraus explore that mission in detail here, but this book is less about revenge than understanding the complex history that has formed the present moment. As a working mom, the only book time I manage to steal these days is right before bed. I really liked the book because the protagonist, Katehave a certain thing that produces a greater outcome in the end.

And then the end! It can’t all be Krauss, Troung, and Chabon. I never thought I could actually hate a book. It was someone who can comfort her forever mcluaghlin she thought that soulmate of her will last forever.

He’s completely unappealing, unless all you want out of him is a one-night stand. I really loved the characters, and how the author humanized them in a way that was at once recognizable and painful So as far as chick lit goes, this was enjoyable and pretty much exactly what I look for. Mclauhlin us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.

They finally become a couple in high school – each other’s first true loves. I actually giggled when recalling the one-hit-wonder songs, stirrup pants, and blue mascara how I rocked blue mascara!

I had no mclaughlinn why I had bought this book in the first place because the story plot is just so stupid. She should have just dumped him forever long time ago! I started reading this I saw the book in the bookstore I just wanted some light summer reading. Nothing can go wrong.


Far from what I expected and her last decision was the most outstanding thing ever happened between the reader and the protagonist. I’m a little ashamed of liking this book. I liked it even better than The Nanny Diaries, and I wasn’t expecting to.


For over a decade his soundtrack has chased her — from the gym to the supermarket, from the dentist’s office to the bars. Being cocky and everything, jeez, that’s what a fangirl all about or maybe I’m wrong.

Be the first to discover new talent! I didn’t like any of the characters!

I will say, the ending was quite satisfactory, I was concerned it was going in the opposite direction. There was a problem adding your email address. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

And it might have just been me, but I felt like the conclusion could hardly be called one; then again, it’s just me. In the first couple pages, I had a tough time getting into the authors stride, but I got it in short order, and loved the book.

For more information visit EmmaAndNicola. I did, however, like the switching back and forth between Katie’s point of view as an adolescent and her present time point of view.

It’s just a mess.