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Seventeen-year-old Cassie Morgan lives with a time bomb (a.k.a. her stepfather, Dino Cavalli). To the public, Dino is a world-renowned violin player and. You would have never recognized the Dino I lived with in the books that had been written about him before the “incident.” No one had a clue. No one seemed to. Deb Caletti is the award-winning author of The Queen of Everything; Honey, Baby, Sweetheart; and The Nature of Jade, among others. In addition to being a.

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Dino really is a walking time bomb and matters just go downhill and Cassie begins to wonder if her love is doomed or if it can be saved! The characters were fantastic goses this book.

Wild Roses

Cassie is a wonderful heroine — smart and smart-alecky, but sensitive, too. It seemed a little rsoes informal for my taste, but I quickly got over it. Cassie lives with her mother and step-father, the great violinist and composer Dino Cavalli. I think its Horrible! Please note how I accentuated “love”, because for me, what happened with Cassie More reviews my blog: Caletti probes the links between madness and artistic genius, passion and stability.

But this idea totally didn’t fit in with this story, this work of supposedly realistic fiction. Wild Roses Deb Caletti, Author.


Cassie thought she understood that love could bring pain. That would be more understandable.

She tries to hide his behavior from the outside world. The author simply tells you they are in love and expects you to believe it, the same way that she tells you Cassie loves astronomy. Their interactions ccaletti just so small and there were so few that actually seemed to mean anything. I was very disappointed by this. So she does what she thinks she must: He is the young dsb Ian Waters, a prodigy hoping to get a scholarship to Curtis, and is hoping that Dino can help him prepare for the audition.

And then you have Cassie’s mom that is really stuck in the middle especially when the relationship between Cassie and Ian comes into play.

Wild Roses: Reviews « Deb Caletti

I hate reading books, when the character is so unlikable. Sep 22, FreakPrincess rated it it was amazing. Seventeen-year-old Cassie Morgan has a secret: I don’t know if it was just too much Deb Caletti too soon or if it is just ca,etti really good.

The unraveling is subtle, occurring in bits and pieces, as a story in real life would unfold. Just the family dynamic seemed enough. So I was okay with that. I still have three Caletti books to read from forever ago, and I hope to read one somewhat soon.


I didn’t care about this protaganist at all and I cared even less about what happened to her. Hardcoverpages.

Some characters may seem less credible e. Having a famous and crazy stepfather is harder. This review is also available on my blogwith extras. Which isn’t a horrible thing, especially with contemporary.

The Compulsive Reader: Wild Roses by Deb Caletti

She’s falling, but its with a wrong person, and at the wrong time. I’ve tried in the past to read Deb Caletti’s books and sometimes I succeed but sometimes I fail miserably and can’t take it anymore. You can find it by clicking this link: It was just bleh.

The story rambled on about stupid,boring junk that know one really cares about. There are all dild of factors why. I enjoyed this book because it captivated me in this whole different world where young teenagers suffer but find a way through it.

He seems more high-strung than ever, set off by any little thing.