Jan 12, 2017

The Lovely Reckless

The Lovely Reckless
by Kami Garcia

Book: Stand Alone
Publisher: Imprint
Pub Date: October 2016
Genre: Young Adult 
Format: Print
Source: Borrowed

I’ve become an expert at avoiding things that could hurt me—which means I will figure out how to stay away from Marco Leone.

Seventeen-year-old Frankie Devereux would do anything to forget the past. Haunted by the memory of her boyfriend’s death, she lives her life by one dangerous rule: Nothing matters. At least, that’s what Frankie tells herself after a reckless mistake forces her to leave her privileged life in the Heights to move in with her dad—an undercover cop. She transfers to a public high school in the Downs, where fistfights don’t faze anyone and illegal street racing is more popular than football.

Marco Leone is the fastest street racer in the Downs. Tough, sexy, and hypnotic, he makes it impossible for Frankie to ignore him—and how he makes her feel. But the risks Marco takes for his family could have devastating consequences for them both. When Frankie discovers his secret, she has to make a choice. Will she let the pain of the past determine her future? Or will she risk what little she has left to follow her heart?

My Review: DNF.

This book was slow. Took a while to get into the details of what happened. Frankie was an annoying character, and her parents were worse.  I couldn't stand them and the story didn't grab me. 

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