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The two connect, and lapse into an affair that they both want.

When Honey, Ryan's friend, is lurlene mcdaniel prey about his lack of interest in high school matters, she discovers the truth and turns the teacher in. The very good point is made that if a female student were in a similar position with a male adult, no one would second guess that this was a Bad Thing, but the fact that the abused child is a boy leads to speculation that this is something he wanted.

To him, Lurlene mcdaniel prey Settles was a fantasy come true. I did like this book, but I felt like there were a lot of errors, including the point of view, which is told through three different characters.

Prey stars a high school Freshmen named Ryan. I finished reading it in one day!

There are books like that though. I don't think she did a good job with this book, although I admit it was intriguing and interesting, and a tad bit creepy. To me though, the first person narrative voices sounded a little too similar to one another, I also wonder about the purpose of Honey in the book, and why only three characters and not more.

Would have been cool if she lurlene mcdaniel prey have added Ryan's father as another voice. Stay away unless a masochist 1: When Lori picks him up for a tryst, he lurlene mcdaniel prey her. Here's how he describes his feelings to the reader, "Rain is pelting the windows, sluicing in long noisy rivers along the glass, like a knife cutting through my heart.

The windows are fogged, moist from our breath and the heat of anger. Hot wetness swells behind my eyes. Ryan is a cocky yet sweet guy but becomes his own sort of obsessive, falling quickly for a women lurlene mcdaniel prey his age.

He falls into the trap she sets easily, going through the gauntlet of emotions from lust and lurlene mcdaniel prey to jealousy and betrayal. He puts Lori first for a long while, at least until her unsettling mental state begins to become apparent. The windows are fogged, moist from our breath and the heat of anger.

Young adult book reviews: *Prey* by Lurlene McDaniel - Curled Up With A Good Kid's Book

Hot wetness swells behind my eyes. I'm acting like a jerk, but I can't help myself. I have to know the truth about her and Coach" p.


I honestly thought that was unnecessary. I thought this book would of been so much better if it were just told through the eyes of Lori- she is such a round character.