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Going Too Far

Going Too Far
By Jennifer Echols
Pocket Books/MTV Books, 2009
Audience: Older Teens

From Goodreads
All Meg has ever wanted is to get away. Away from high school. Away from her backwater town. Away from her parents who seem determined to keep her imprisoned in their dead-end lives. But one crazy evening involving a dare and forbidden railroad tracks, she goes way too far...and almost doesn't make it back.

John made a choice to stay. To enforce the rules. To serve and protect. He has nothing but contempt for what he sees as childish rebellion, and he wants to teach Meg a lesson she won't soon forget. But Meg pushes him to the limit by questioning everything he learned at the police academy. And when he pushes back, demanding to know why she won't be tied down, they will drive each other to the edge -- and over....
Oooo! I read this book because of Anna's reviews.
It's not normally the sort of book that I would pick up myself. I don't like the cover (not many people do from what I've read on other bloggers' Top Ten Tuesdays) and the title isn't interesting.
It took me awhile to get into it, but when I did - OH MY GOSH! It was so good. There was a surprise in the book too, which I won't give away, but it made me understand Meg a lot more. And boy, do I wish Johnafter was real. After I finished, I would see people and think, "That's probably what John would look like." Sigh. Unfortunately, I don't think this book would translate well into a movie.
Long review short, Anna was right. It's a good thing she mentions it on her blog so much. I might not have seen this one!

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