Thu, January 3, 2013

Freefall by Mindi Scott Review

Freefall book cover

Freefall book cover

By Mindi Scott
Publication date: Oct. 5, 2010
Simon Pulse, 315 pages
Source: Borrowed from Ginger

How do you come back from the point of no return?

Seth McCoy was the last person to see his best friend Isaac alive, and the first to find him dead. It was just another night, just another party, just another time where Isaac drank too much and passed out on the lawn. Only this time, Isaac didn’t wake up.

Convinced that his own actions led to his friend’s death, Seth is torn between turning his life around . . . or losing himself completely.

Then he meets Rosetta: so beautiful and so different from everything and everyone he’s ever known. But Rosetta has secrets of her own, and Seth will soon realize he isn’t the only one who needs saving . . .

— description


Okay, phew, calm down, Anna. The point is, Freefall was awesome and I will read anything she writes from here on out. In fact, I plan on starting Live Through This in just a few days. You can see why she made it onto my Top 10 New-to-Me in 2012 list, yeah?

Well, Mindi’s a lady, obviously, but I was stunned by how authentically “teenage boy” the voice of this novel seemed. So, for starters, kudos to her there. Seth seemed so real as he worked through his struggles. I laughed with him and ached for him.

And the kudos keep on coming. Simply put, this was a beautiful story that was wonderfully written. Keeping this short and sweet: Read this book!

Anna Reads young adult book blog

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  1. Ginger @ GReads! said:

    I’m so glad I brought Mindi into your life! Isn’t she wonderful?! I discovered her way before I knew anything about blogging.. ahh LOVE HER. This book hurt my heart, but in such an amazing way. I can’t wait for you to read Live Through This next.


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  2. We Heart YA said:

    LOVE the cover, and have been wanting to read this one for awhile now. Glad to hear it lives up!


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  3. Joli @ Actin Up with Books said:

    It makes me so happy when readers discover Freefall and love it as much as I do. Only second to The Jessica Darling Series, this is my favorite book. I love Seth and his story and yes, the ache that you feel for him is overwhelming.

    Kudos to Ginger for introducing this book to you! She knows what she’s talking about!


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  4. alicejane011 said:

    Love this cover! This is the first time that I’ve heard of Freefall and I’m adding it to my TBR list!


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  5. Laura said:

    Loved Freefall! So happy to have discovered Mindi Scott. Live Through This is also excellent, disturbing yes, but also sweet and swoony. Can’t wait for her next book!


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  6. Princess Ash @ Paranormal Indulgence said:

    Running with your theme: NEED THIS.


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