Released: July 10, 2012
Publisher: Simon Pulse
In this humorous love story from the author of Two-Way Street, an unlikely romance is the best sort of surprise—but the wrong secret can ruin everything. Kelsey’s not going to let one mistake ruin her life. Sure, she got kicked out of prep school and all her old friends are shutting her out. But Kelsey’s focused on her future, and she’s determined to get back on track at Concordia High.
Isaac’s been kicked out of more schools than he can count. Since his father’s a state senator, Isaac’s life is under constant scrutiny—but Concordia High’s his last stop before boarding school, so Isaac’s hoping to fly under the radar and try to stay put for a change.
When Kelsey and Isaac meet, it’s anything but love at first sight. She thinks he’s an entitled brat, and he thinks she’s a stuck-up snob. So it surprises them both when they start to fall for each other. Kelsey’s happy for the first time in months, and Isaac’s never felt this way about anyone before...But nothing’s ever completely perfect. Everyone has secrets, and Isaac and Kelsey are no exceptions. These two may have fallen hard, but there’s one thing that can ruin it all: the truth.
I read this book in the length of one day! I have been really in the mood for contemporary book for the summer time. I have read quite a few books of Lauren's and I really enjoy reading her writing style!
Now back to the book, to start off with the plot. I really enjoyed the story line in this book. It may be a little predictable but that is not the premise of the book we already know that the two main characters Kelsey, and Isaac, fall in love with each other, that's in the synopsis. But I really liked is the book states the no relationships are perfect and the lies can get in the way of them.
Character time! Well I thought the characters were kind of average, there was nothing too different about these characters. Kelsey basically wants to start fresh at this new school, she doesn't want anyone to get in the way of her schoolwork and activities. Isaac just wants to be normal, I think he really doesn't want to stand out too much and that he wants to be treated like everyone else.But Isaac does truly want everyone to like him. SO when Kelsey doesn't take any interest in him at first, it really "irks" him. These two characters don't really like each other, but they bond over things that they don't share with others , which makes there relationship different.
Essentially by the title "The Thing About The Truth" there are some lies being told in this book, we also see this from reading the synopsis. The lies in the book I think in my opinion were minor, and I thought they would be heartbreaking likes, that essentially docked down a star in my grading scale, I think maybe they could have been more ... I don't know how to put it but maybe more realistic.. I don't know, But I guess that's what you get with a smaller contemp. book.
All together I thoroughly enjoyed this book and I recommend it to everyone!
I give it