7 Aug Summary: Five years ago, Miranda’s older, troublsome and wild sister Xanda died. Now, she lives in the shadow of the past and the secrets that. Read Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala by Holly Cupala by Holly Cupala for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. 17 Nov A few months ago, Kelly wrote an in-depth review of YA Fiction nominee Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala, a book she said far exceeded her.

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It’s not the baby’s fault. To give her all the love and attention that she is deprived from.

I am happy that she keeps Lexi with her and doesn’t give her holy it holyl will be a trial for her. I found it hard to feel any sympathy for Rand when she was so cruel to the person who was supposed to have been her best friend for years. Part of the tdll proceeds from this book will go toward helping sexually exploited girls around the globe.

This story was really touching for me, teen pregnancy is a tough subject to broach and Holly Cupala did this with such grace and style. Jun 17, Angela M rated it it was amazing. I am really looking forward to reading this book! Miranda’s memories of the two of them are everything a high school romance should be.

Miranda considers her baby to be a replacement on sorts for his dead sister, but the author never shies away from the em of being a teen mom. I have really mixed feelings about Tell Me A Secret, on the one hand I thought the teenage pregnancy aspect of the story was extremely well written.

Tell Me a Secret

It wasn’t until Rand was pregnant did she realized that all she did was hide behind her sister hell all the friends she had and even her boyfriend they all in her mind were the people she believed them to be. I keep sitting down to write a proper review of this and keep failing for some reason. Open this story when you have lots of time – because it’s so painful to read you should just rip it off quick and read it all at once.


To further add to her loneliness, Kamran wants nothing to do with her after discovering she’s carrying his baby. Ohlly Me a Secret was a hard-hitting, emotional read secrft, while it explores deep and serious issues pregnancy, deathit was really quick and easy to read through to the end.

I am the good sister. Return to Book Page. The only way to really describe how I felt while hearing this novel was that I wanted to ne Rand out of her world and hug her. While Miranda wasn’t my favorite narrator ever, I did appreciate the ending she got.

It didn’t seem like she cared for Rand at all and after the way she acted throughout the entire book I found the turn around in her attitude at the end of the book was completely unbelievable.

And her old friend, Essence, wasn’t any more pleasant. Books by Holly Holpy. I really enjoyed that aspect of the book although I did find rell scenes after the birth where Rand spends weeks hiding out at the hospital were unrealistic and I wanted to see her grow up and take responsibility for herself and her life. Her mother is a judgmental bitch and her father is emotionally distant.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. All of them, from five-years-dead older sister Xanda, to boyfriend or not Kamran, Delaney, the terrible new friend, her parents, the old best friend and the huge community and religious network, all the characters were done so well.

Review: Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala

Her death shattered their perfect family and nothing can make it better. Five years after her death, Miranda will finally know who was hollh fault.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A great ending and a lesson learned. The broadest selection of online bookstores. There were time when I wanted to throw a cat at Miranda for being so stupid, but alas I loved her too much to stay mad secdet her. I could go on and on about how amazing this book was, but I don’t want to bore you all.

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Tell us more about what you like to read so we can send you hloly best offers and opportunities. Tell Me a Secret is the emotional and gut-wrenching story of teen pregnancy like you’ve never seen before.

I can’t wait to see what she ne in store for readers next. It was easy to differentiate between characters, so that srcret not as big as a problem as I thought it would be. Sep 27, Sharon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Adding to my wishlist! Year Year Her mother disapproves and her father is as he has been since the death of her sister physically there, but emotionally absent, allowing the mom to be the leader in almost all things, and her aforementioned bad best friend abandons her for bigger and better things.

In other words, if you like serious contemporaries, I would recommend Tell Me a Secret. There’s underlying tension throughout the book based on what happened to her sister, and it affects her situation and the relationship with her Mom which somewhat explains her Mom’s cold attitude towards her.

The boyfriend, who’s confused and scared, and is getting fed alot of false ckpala. This book was a worst-case-scenario situation for a pregnant teen. Oh did my heart go out to her. And her mother–my god, it makes me glad that cupa,a own mom is as great as she is.

This was just a story that ate it’s way right through to my heart. She needed that push and her becoming pregnant was the sign that she need to pull her socks up and stop hiding and to fight. Her pregnancy was wrapped up in depression.

Srcret 20, Steph Su rated it really liked it Shelves: The one weakness to this story is the resolution. Jul 28, Ashley rated it really liked it Shelves: I loved that side of her. Nine by Zach Hines.