In Diva, the companion to Alex Flinn’s YA novel Breathing Under Water, Caitlin is dealing with a lot. She’s living through the aftermath of an abusive re. Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn. Flashback; Ex: “Me. Sixth grade. Looking like I might explode out of y jeans any second at middle-school. Breathing Underwater was Flinn’s first novel. It was originally published in and was chosen a Top 10 ALA.

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The only thing that tied the two stories together was the occasional pop up of Nick. Right now, I live half a mile away from my old middle school, in Palmetto Bay, a suburb of Miami, with my husband, daughters, dogs, and cats.

Sep 20, Cassi Davila rated it did not like it. The sequel to Breathing Underwater. Looking forward to reading it one day!

I started writing an early and laughable version of Breathing Underwater in college I was really bored on a car trip with my parents. That so did not make me feel better. I’m not sure where the title “Diva” actually came from. After a year of being in this state, and trying and failing to find love, Kyle changes his name to Adrian to reflect his feelings of being a completely different person from the conceited, materialistic boy he used to be.


She does not want to tell her that she did not tell her mom about the audition. Jun 28, Noemi Amadeo rated it liked it. Caitlin did audition and surprise, they took her in high school. View all 6 comments. Caitlin’s mother was horrible.

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Then, if you’re curious to read about Caitlin, go ahead and read this. Preview — Diva by Alex Flinn. Never judge a book by it’s cover. It was also a 1 New York Times bestseller. What I didn’t like about the book hence the missing one star: He starts to turn into a beast; however, because he performed a small flinnn of kindness shortly before his transformation when he gave an unwanted rose corsage to a girl working a ticket booth, she gives him two years to break the spell, or remain a beast forever.

Diva – a novel by Alex Flinn

Bewitchingpublished in is another story involving Beastly ‘ s witch, Kendra. Like literally twice a year. Not that she was like other “pierced” girls. Why does it bother you? Write a customer review.

Gus calls at the forefront: As she goes to the art school she sees that it is very different than here other school. It is a retelling of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast set in modern-day New York City from the view of the beast.


Caitlin is doing her diary. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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I wish I was confident like that. It’s not something that I can put down of paper and expect anyone to actually fully grasp what I’m rambling on about. That’s probably the reason why she has piercing in her eyebrow and hear like a mermaid.

Yet despite some struggles to keep up with her competitive classmates and the distraction of cute new crush, Caitlin never loses her sense of humor and eventually gains the confidence to achieve her goals.

Flinn researched many versions of the Beauty and the Beast story to write her book. That’s the real story here: Aelx quite plain, from the supermarket. Caitlin loved singing, especially the Opera and she would do everything to enter Miami High School of the Arts.

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