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Number of Pages: 208
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Series: Carter House Girls
The six Carter house girls plan to join Mrs. Carter in Florida for a quiet spring break, but quiet is impossible when Harry and his guy friends stay in a condo nearby. Focused on her newfound faith and sobriety, Taylor is trying to behave, but Eliza has no such intention. In an attempt to win Harry back, Eliza continues to push the envelope and her partying spins out of control. When Eliza goes missing, everyone is left worried and afraid for her safety. Will Eliza wake up and see that her life is built on sinking sand? Or will this quicksand claim her instead?
Dad7Age: 35-44Gender: male1 Stars Out Of 5Not Christian books!June 29, 2011Dad7Age: 35-44Gender: maleQuality: 1Value: 1Meets Expectations: 1I am a pre-teens Dad and review her books. I have read the description on the last page and quickly glanced through some of the 'Carter House girls' series books and was appalled at the stories covering: teen sexuality, over emphasis on boys/dating/teen romance/game-playing, substance abuse, etc.
What is Ms. Melody Carlson trying to do? Tell these impressionable girls to learn about all the sins of the world? And then choose what seems right?
Zondervan shouldn't publish these books and the books are not Christian!
The Lord says: "Abstain from all appearance of evil." - 1 Thessalonians 5:22. Keep your kids away & kids stay away from this trash!
William Murray3 Stars Out Of 5March 26, 2010William MurrayThe Carter House Series to me, has been a bit boring. I don't feel like the characters are that captivating. I mean its book #7 and we still don't know anything about Kristi. The series looks like it should be entertaining but I find it rather boring. I really enjoy Melody Carlson's books, but this series has fell short for me.
Kalei5 Stars Out Of 5March 9, 2010KaleiI love this series soo much this book (and series) are my absolute favorite books in the world. Thank you sooo much for making this seris. Please make this series millions of books long. This book I think taught us teens that sometimes we need to learn the hard way. So again thanks for The Carter House Girls Series!
Kelly Blackwell3 Stars Out Of 5February 4, 2010Kelly BlackwellMY REVIEW:Spring Breakdown is the 7th in Melody Carlson's Carter House Girls series. To be honest, had I realized it was that far along in the series, I probably would have started with the first and worked my way up. The book did not make me feel like I did not know what was going on, but I would have preferred getting a clearer picture of the characters.I always enjoy revisiting teen life via a good book. Reading about DJ and the other Carter House Girls adventures brought me back in that way. I liked that the girls were trying to do the right things and following their convictions with what they might wear whether at the beach or a dance and convictions against underage drinking. I wasn't crazy about the cattiness of the characters on all sides. I expected the "mean girl" to be generally portrayed as jerky, but it seemed a little stereotypical (spoiled little rich girl). I did not expect to see so much snarky and catty behavior from the characters who were talking the talk spiritually one moment and doing the slash and jab verbally later. However, all of this resolved itself in my mind, because of course we aren't perfect, and in the long run the good hearts were definitely showing through by the end.
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