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Caribbean Cruising

Caribbean Cruising
By Rachel Hawthorne
Avon Books, 2004
Audience: Older Teens

From Goodreads:
Lindsay has never been on a cruise, but she knows exactly what she wants to do now that she's on one: snorkel, climb a waterfall, and meet the perfect guy for a summer fling.

I wanted someone to talk some sense into this girl. The first 200 pages were a pain. I wanted to hear more about the cruise, and it was SO REPETITIVE! Yikes. However, the last 100 or so pages were really good. This is not one that I would normally read. I saw some other blog review this one. I found it cheap at a bookstore, so I got it (the library didn't have it.)

I was going to read Code Name Verity, but I just finished Between Shades of Gray not that long ago, and I wasn't ready for something just as heavy. So, I picked up this one. It definitely wasn't heavy. It was shallow and dated. Light and fluffy. So it was definitely a change for me. This may seem like a bad review, but it's not meant to be. It's just not my style. If you like players and romance and nothing serious, read this one. It's good for summer. 

I just prefer a character who is more serious about life. My favorite characters are those that I could see as my best friend, and I definitely wouldn't hang out with Lindsay. That was the main problem, I think.