Between the Lines (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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Preferring to spend her days in the school library where she reads a fairy tale that feels strangely real to her, loner Delilah is astonished when the story's brave and handsome prince, Oliver, reaches out to her.

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Overview

Preferring to spend her days in the school library where she reads a fairy tale that feels strangely real to her, loner Delilah is astonished when the story's brave and handsome prince, Oliver, reaches out to her.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780606320535
  • Publisher: Sanval, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/30/2013
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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  • Posted June 26, 2012

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    Between the lines is a really fun story. Deliliah is a 15-year-

    Between the lines is a really fun story. Deliliah is a 15-year-old teenager who doesn't quite fit in with everyone else. She loves to read, and one book has become her favorite. The only problem is that the book she loves so much is a fairy tale for kids entitled "Between the Lines." Try as she may, she just can't stay away from it. Deliliah is a bit of a social outcast and her only friend, other that her books, is Jules, who has the whole wild punk-rocker scene going on. (Her character is really fun and entertaining). Deliliah is enthralled with Prince Oliver, the main character in her book.......and Prince Oliver is enthralled with Deliliah, and desperately wants to get out of that book and into her world.


    The story is written from Deliliah's point of view, as well as from Prince Oliver's point of view, and is also told from a narrative fairy tale perspective. I found the story to be delightful and entertaining, and everything you would imagine a YA fairy tale to be. I loved the interaction between Deliliah and Oliver as they plotted and planned trying to figure out a way to get Oliver out of the book, as well as all the adventure that took place in the process of trying to make this happen. I also enjoyed the other characters in the book, especially the mermaids. The ending was really a classic happily ever after one with a different twist. I would recommend this book for girls even as young as 9 or 10. I think I would have enjoyed it at that age. Between the Lines is a cute and imaginative modern day fairy tale that girls of all ages will love.

    18 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2012

    My favorite

    Jodi has been my favorite author since i read my sisters keeper. As a 16 year old male i look for much more than simple romance in novels. But in this love story Jodi made me cry yet again. I absolutly love the plot; two partners working together til the very end even though the stakes are high. Its a common example of enduring hardships to just trynto he with the one you love. Delilah is a true sweet heart. Please read it and find out for yourself. Everyone deserves a happy ending.

    14 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 28, 2012

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    Fantastic. I couldn't put this book down. Highly Recommended

    Fantastic. I couldn't put this book down. Highly Recommended

    13 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 27, 2012

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    It was a struggle to finish the book. And that sums up what I th

    It was a struggle to finish the book. And that sums up what I think of this novel. I 'd give it 2 1/2 stars because there are some teen girls who will enjoy the fluffy romance but I hesitate to even label it YA as it reads much younger. A teen who loves one fairy tale and reads nothing else--as a librarian I would gently nudge her in the direction of something different, perhaps similar but at least different. The stories of the two protagonists were easy to follow but the story itself just wasn't plausible. Will Prince Charming get out of the story/off the pages and come into the princess' life? Who cares? Not me, at least in this story. And the ending leaves one realizing that if your life isn't going just right, you can easily change it; how realistic is that? But this is a fairy tale, after all. I just didn't see the point.

    11 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 27, 2012

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    Very good book. I loved the characters. makes a great summer rea

    Very good book. I loved the characters. makes a great summer read

    8 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 24, 2012

    A sales lady at one of the BandN stores actually recommended thi

    A sales lady at one of the BandN stores actually recommended this to me and at first i thought it would be horribley cliche and childish but I LOVED it. Im 19 and I couldnt put the book down, but whether your 15 like one of the main characters Delilah or your in your fortys you will like this book. It shows just how much it means to believe in something and really pull through with it. Even though she looked crazy and nobody believed her she didnt care she wanted Oliver out and she was going to get him. Romance, suspence, humor, and all else is in this book and I very much reccommend this.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2012

    Awful

    Boring, lacking interest, not at all like her other books.

    5 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2012

    Jodi Picoult is one of my favorite authors and I bought this boo

    Jodi Picoult is one of my favorite authors and I bought this book on a whim because I love her books. But it was a struggle for me to read this book. Although it was a cute love story, everything was cliche. I felt like the book had potential to be really good, but in the end, it wasn't. I've seen too much of the main girl characters being outcast. And falling in love with a prince from a children's book sounds pathetic. I'm sorry, but it's just my opinion.

    5 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2012

    Look's like a good book. :)

    This is a nice switch from the same kind of teenage love story. it is not too old so it will be easy for tween's and teen who what a love story butt not too old to read. :) :)

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 28, 2012

    The plot line of the story was definitely very interesting, and

    The plot line of the story was definitely very interesting, and it was a sweet, cute love story, but the ending really confused me; it was as if the authors were in a hurry and wanted to end the book as quickly as possible. There is very little explanation at the end of the story as to how and why the ending is even possible in accordance to the rules of the story's "universe." But hey, at least they all live happily ever after, even if it doesn't make sense.

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2012

    Not her best

    I think jodi should have just let her daughter write this because this books mislead her typical readers.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2012

    Do not waste your time or money on this book.

    Reading this book was pure torture. Slow, boring and stupid. Plus an awful ending. No stars for this one. (They made me give it at least one star to submit this.)

    2 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2012

    Best book ever

    Lovvveed it great summer read could not put it down

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2012

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    Don't waste your time or your money. And what up with the ridiculous names? I just didn't understand the point.

    2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 1, 2012

    Light and Entertaining, Fun for All Ages

    I think that this story does exactly what it is supposed to do-- it provides a sweet and imaginative read for people of all ages. It's very easy to get through, and though it is a young adult novel, it paints a real picture of what teenagers (and adults) feel when they are alone and isolated, and is peppered with little insightful quotes you can come back to again and again. I would recommend it for young readers, but it's a fairy tale that doesn't compromise on intellectual integrity-- making it just as entertaining for adults :)

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 4, 2013

    Sweet and creative

    This was a lovely quick read. Definitely a special book. Would make a great gift for any teenage girl! I'm 24 and loved it :)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 19, 2013

    Between the Lines is a modern day fairy-tale that captivates th

    Between the Lines is a modern day fairy-tale that captivates the reader and teleports them into the authors fantasy world. The novel portrays a high school girl who is taunted about her obsession for reading. It is a very well written story that is extremely relatable for any teenage girl when it shows the struggle of being teased and bullied in school. The main character Delilah falls in love with a character from this story and begins to wonder about life inside a story. Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer write about a story about a story that is full of twists and turns that will leave the reader wondering about what is to come next. I would highly recommend any person to read this passionate novel.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2013

    Read this book

    I love this book it funny and a great love story of two who have to find a way to be together

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2013

    To put it simply... AMAZING!!

    This book was so good! It had such a unique plot, characters, and twists that you are entertained throughout the read. Loved it and is definitely one of my new favorites

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2013

    Waste of time and money

    Interesting concept but very badly executed. Nice of Picoult to support her daughter's interest in writing but this should never have been published. Writing level might interest an8yr old but even they might get too bored to continue after thr first two chapters. Don't waste your time and money.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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