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Us Kids Know By J.J. Strong,

  • Title: Us Kids Know
  • Author: J.J. Strong
  • ISBN: 9780448494173
  • Page: 483
  • Format: Hardcover
  • We all knew about Cullen Hickson.Siblings Brielle and Ray O Dell are lost Anxious Restless Bullied at his Catholic school for being small and timid, Ray wants to be someone people respect or, even better, someone people fear Meanwhile, Brielle whose popular status feels tenuous at best knows that something is off about her friendship with the shiny, happy, sophisticaWe all knew about Cullen Hickson.Siblings Brielle and Ray O Dell are lost Anxious Restless Bullied at his Catholic school for being small and timid, Ray wants to be someone people respect or, even better, someone people fear Meanwhile, Brielle whose popular status feels tenuous at best knows that something is off about her friendship with the shiny, happy, sophisticated blond girls on her field hockey team They don t really understand Bri, and if Bri is being totally honest, she doesn t really understand them either.When storied delinquent Cullen Hickson enters the orbit of the O Dell siblings, though, everything changes Brielle and Ray find an alluring, addictive outlet in Cullen, who opens their eyes to a world they didn t know existed For Ray, that means experiencing the singular thrill of small time crime from breaking and entering to grand theft auto while Brielle quickly dives into an all consuming romance with the enigmatic upperclassman.But as Brielle and Ray find themselves and entwined with Cullen s antics, the once thrilling experiences begin to feel increasingly dangerous, culminating in a life changing event that shakes the teens to their core.
    Us Kids Know We all knew about Cullen Hickson Siblings Brielle and Ray O Dell are lost Anxious Restless Bullied at his Catholic school for being small and timid Ray wants to be someone people respect or even bet

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    1. ARC provided by Razorbill in exchange for an honest review Ours was a story that wouldn t stand for the commonplace This was Strong s debut novel and it s a story about how one guy, Cullen, changes the lives of two siblings, Bri and Ray, forever Ray gets bullied mercilessly at his school and finds a way to get out of it by hiring Cullen in order to help him experience the true thrill of crime in every way Then we have Bri, who is part of the popular group of girls at her school but she knows she [...]

    2. I hate to give a book three stars but this one seemed to lack cohesiveness The motivations of the teens were unrealistic and prone to strange leaps of logic Sorry, but this one didn t impress me.

    3. Find my book review on theroyalpolarbearreads.wordprIntoxicating Unpredictable Realistic Us Kids Know by JJ Strong gave me so much pain in the process of reading the novel with life realizations, complicated family issues that need to discuss mixed with mental health awareness and the longing of in a relationship or at least friendship for the broken characters of the book.This novel is mind breaking, heart wrenching, profoundly compelling that execute so much lies and anticipation, truth and an [...]

    4. Us Kids KnowBy JJ StrongRating 4.5 5When Ray and Brielle O dell meet Cullen Hickson they didn t know their world would change Brielle plays the part of the popular girl, but questions every decision and move she makes Fighting so hard just to fit in with friends that she is sure like her.Ray is on the search for God Since his mother s depression, Ray has felt alone and he is desperate to find something bigger than himself.Cullen is the resident bad boy and everyone knows he is no good When he me [...]

    5. A courageous look at adolescent relationships and existential ennui Strong writes each character like a loving parent but puts them through hell like a good sibling.Extra points for setting the story in early 2K before everyone had smart phones.

    6. Us Kids Know is a fantastic debut It has it all compelling characters, surprising plot twists, and elegant prose Bri, Ray, and Cullen are engaging narrators with poignant and sometimes heartbreaking observations that elevate the novel I simply loved this book.

    7. a polite, well behaved brother sister meet a cool babely older boy start doing crazy hoodrat shit with him 3 5.

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