Review Detail

Things I Can't Forget FeaturedHot
Young Adult Fiction 4308
Things I Can't Forget by Miranda Kenneally
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Although I saw it was about religion and I was a little iffy, I never doubted it because it was a Miranda Kenneally book. I knew it could be nothing but good. And she definitely did not disappoint.
In the beginning, (no pun intended) I was not really feeling Kate. Only because she was being a judgemental brat. The one thing that got to me most was the way she acted as if no one should sin at any time. It's inevitable. Even the most Holy of people have sinned at least once (Romans 3:23 For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard). And I was taught that sin is sin, that no matter what, no sin is greater than the other. But that's just me. Anyways, I was mostly mad at the fact that although she was so intent on doing her best to be Godly and Holy, it took her forever to realize that she needed to FORGIVE Emily for the fight they had in the first place. She kept repeating what she had said and what she didn't do over and over in her head, but she never once decided to forgive her.
As the story went on, I was very happy with Kate's growth. She was scared of doing wrong, that she was missing out on things that teenagers should be happy about, such as friends. But as she warmed up more and more I liked the transition she had of being alone to opening up and having friends. It really made me happy to see that she was happy.
Which of course brings me to Matt. Matt was amazing. He stole my heart from the moment he said he liked to read John Green and Judy Blume.
Report this review Was this review helpful to you? 0 0

Comments

Already have an account? or Create an account
Powered by JReviews

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Bread Lab!
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
It’s a sleepy Saturday morning for most people, but not...
A Thousand No's
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
This empowering picture book teaches readers that even great ideas...
Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of Certain Death (Ronan Boyle, #2)
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
The hilarious sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller,...
Sharko and Hippo
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
With tongue-twisty wordplay and escalating absurdity, this is a fall-down-funny...
The Thing About Bees: A Love Letter
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
A LOVE POEM FROM A FATHER TO HIS TWO SONS,...
The Faithless Hawk (The Merciful Crow, #2)
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Kings become outcasts and lovers become foes in The Faithless...
Zora's Zucchini
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The first zucchini of a summer garden is always exciting,...
Libby Loves Science
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
Libby loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, a companion...
The Hidden Rainbow
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
All the colors of the rainbow are hidden in the...
The Places We Sleep
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
A family divided, a country going to war, and a...
Chasing Starlight
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Movies, mansions, and murder in the Golden Age of Hollywood!...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Midwestern high school seniors and swim teammates Alli and Brandon...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
True love has never been more deadly in this lush...
Kamala and Maya's Big Idea
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Meena Harris debuts with an empowering picture book about two...
Harvey Holds His Own (The Harvey Stories, #2)
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
The West Highland Terrier that brought Harvey Comes Home to...
Everything I Thought I Knew
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
A teenage girl wonders if she’s inherited more than just...

Latest Member Reviews

The Confidence Code for Girls
 
4.5
"The Confidence Code for Girls is an empowering read every girl should have in their arsenal. So many girls struggle..."
Things to Do Before You're 30: The Try-It Out, Get-It-Done, Live-It-Up List!
 
4.0
"When I heard about the book THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU’RE 30 by Jessica Misener, I knew I had to..."
Dr. Susan's Girls-Only Weight Loss Guide
 
5.0
"This book gave me some really good advice about how to lose weight. It has been the only book I've..."
Words of Wisdom for Warriors and Stories of Encouragement
 
5.0
"If you're looking to get inspired and motivated, I would recommend this mini handbook. We all need a pep talk..."
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by SWC One word sums it up INSPIRATIONAL.S.Dodson did an awesome job with Teen Girls Need L.O.V.E...."
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Emmaline I have read many teen books on starting up my own business, but this book, Teens..."
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Emmaline I have read many teen books on starting up my own business, but this book, Teens..."
Hearts On Fire
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Sevenbillion Hearts On Fire is a fabulous book to read and disgust easily. I enjoyed the stories..."
 
3.0
"Reader reviewed by Raghavan Jayaprakash, Author of " Life Blossoms Like a Rose in Thorns" Review by B.K.Walker sent to..."
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Jayan "Life Blossoms Like a Rose in Thorns" is a work of fiction about Smitha, who..."
The Freedom Writers Diary
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by shannon! This book captures your attention, no matter how much you like or dislike reading. You..."
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by thatwemightfly I was a little wary of reading this as I hadn't read the first in the..."
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Navneet The Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul! By: Jack Canfield Disses,..."
30 Days to Getting over the Dork You Used to Call Your Boyfriend: A Heartbreak Handbook
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by vicky This book is amazing in many ways...it connect to young girls and growing up as a..."
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by Sidra I absolutely LOVE this book! It talks about teens and their challenges with BFFS, GF/BF and..."
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by lulabell0513 A great book. Perfect for after an emotional upset, or just a rainy day. This book..."
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by BooksObsession Summary: This devotional for teenage girls is packed full with personal stories from the author, related..."
 
4.0
"Reader reviewed by Khy This is the year that Natthe go-between, the peacemakergets a job and meets a drop-dead gorgeous..."
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul: 101 Stories of Life, Love and Learning
 
5.0
"Reader reviewed by looneytunez8 The Chicken Soup series are always something to look forward to. These books are so inspirational..."
 
5.0
TM Terry Miller Shannon
"We've all got a few good tips to make life easier, passed on by a friend or family member, or..."