Thursday, March 29, 2012


Title: Ditched: A Love Story

Author: Robin Mellom

Rating: 2 stars

Summary: High school senior Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. Designer dresses and strappy heels? Not her thing. So she never expected her best friend, Ian Clark, to ask her.

Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat, handle first.
Ian, who knew exactly when she needed red licorice.
Ian, who promised her the most amazing night at prom.
And then ditched her.

Now, as the sun rises over her small town, and with only the help of some opinionated ladies at the 7-Eleven, Justina must piece together -- stain by stain on her thrift-store dress -- exactly how she ended up dateless. A three-legged Chihuahua was involved. Along with a demolition derby-ready Cadillac. And there was that incident at the tattoo parlor. Plus the flying leap from Brian Sontag's moving car...

But to get the whole story, Justina will have to face the boy who ditched her. And discover if losing out at prom can ultimately lead to true love.

Review: This was a cute book. I was intrigued by the amnesia factor, but it turns out Justina didn't really forget prom night. The summary made it seem like she had, though. What actually happens is that she has to repeat the story to these random ladies with their judgmental interjections. Not horrible, but not my kind of book.

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