Sink Drift or Swim When dreams drown hope floatsCoffee addicted Valerina has reason to head to CafE Legato than the fact they make a great latte There is that perfect barista Josh When did this childhood friend become

  • Title: Sink, Drift, or Swim
  • Author: Michelle Dennis Evans
  • ISBN: 9781922135414
  • Page: 308
  • Format: ebook
  • When dreams drown, hope floatsCoffee addicted Valerina has reason to head to CafE Legato than the fact they make a great latte There is that perfect barista Josh.When did this childhood friend become the centre of Rina s every thought When did his voice become so smooth, like velvet chocolate When did the breeze from his insanely long lashes begin to fan the fireWhen dreams drown, hope floatsCoffee addicted Valerina has reason to head to CafE Legato than the fact they make a great latte There is that perfect barista Josh.When did this childhood friend become the centre of Rina s every thought When did his voice become so smooth, like velvet chocolate When did the breeze from his insanely long lashes begin to fan the fire in her heart At CafE Legato, Rina can escape from her loving and lively family In the cool breeze of Josh s lashes, she is able to momentarily forget her role as big sister to four and a half siblings Drowning in latte and Josh s warm smile, she can set aside her fear that some things at home are not quite right At CafE Legato, Rina can daydream in tongue tied bliss.But some dreams come true Did Josh really invite her to hang out the next day Did those words fall from his perfectly luscious lips If he did, Valerina would be there, come hell or high water, but first she had today to get through.Today was Dad s special time, with a fishing trip acting as the cover for a father to daughter heart to heart Rina was changing, and so was life in her family Did she really want to get deep and meaningful with her father Did she want to share her fears for her brother Zach Would Dad want to talk about her wavering faith Valerina will face the day, one wave at a time Until the storm hits, and Rina finds herself completely out of her depth Will her father s faith be enough to keep them afloat And through it all, one thought remains Josh.Sink, Drift, or Swim is a young adult novel written in free verse.

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    1. I really enjoyed Michelle Dennis Evans' new verse novel, 'Sink, Drift or Swim'. It was a fast read, in the sense that the pages passed swiftly because of the verse-novel structure. For this reason it initially felt quite uncomplicated too, until I was suddenly dumped into an impossible situation along with Rina (Valerina) and her dad, with all the teenage hopes and angsts she'd just shared cast adrift on the waters along with them. Presented in succinct, accessible snapshots-in-words, there is n [...]

    2. Michelle Dennis Evan's Sink, Drift, or Swim is a delightful verse novel aimed at teens. I had this book sitting on my bedside table for a for a few days after purchase and the cover keep enticing me to read it :) So yes, love the cover.Rina (short for Valerina)'s thoughts are captured by the dreamy Josh, her sometimes next door neighbour and barista at the local cafe. Her dad asks her to come deep sea fishing and she accepts, but when disaster strikes, she is set adrift with her dad and her thou [...]

    3. 4.5 stars. Rina has a pretty good life with her parents and siblings. Her only worries are whether her brother Zach will ever turn down his heavy metal music and whether the cute guy at the coffee shop likes her. All that changes when Rina and her Dad take an ill-fated fishing trip. Will her Dad's faith be enough for both of them or will Rina need to swim life's currents on her own?I really enjoyed this young-adult novel. It's written entirely in free verse, so the poet in me loved that aspect. [...]

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