6 Dates to Disaster

6 Dates to Disaster

by Cynthia T. Toney


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ISBN-13: 9781944120245
Publisher: Write Integrity Press
Publication date: 12/05/2016
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 1,098,622
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

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6 Dates to Disaster 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous 3 months ago
6 Dates to Disaster explores early teen friendships, romances, and dating around a series of contemporary teen problems. With faith and parental encouragement Wendy learns to value and pursue her girl friendships even as her relationship with David evolves to girlfriend status. She struggles to figure out how to balance romance and a pure relationship, while learning an unpleasant lesson about honesty and greed.
LDWahl More than 1 year ago
Six Dates to Disaster is the third book in Cynthia Toney’s Bird Face Series. This series follows the life of teen Wendy Robichaud. Wendy is a good kid whose seemingly innocent decisions lead to some trouble in her life. I found her predicament in this novel to be quite relatable. Often teens don’t purposely make bad choices but instead get into trouble as good intentions somehow spiral out of control. In this book Wendy finds herself trying to raise money to visit her beloved elderly friend, Mrs. V. Trying to achieve her goal leads to some problems with friends, relationship, family and school. Cynthia Toney’s style is always easy to read, enjoyable and flows so easily that I find myself devouring her stories quickly. As with her other books, this novel deals with many everyday challenges that teens might face such as financial difficulties, blended families, issues with dating and friendships, as well as facing consequences for their actions. Readers of the previous books in this series will be happy to know all the wonderful characters from the first two books are back. I don’t know if the author is planning on writing a fourth novel in this series but she left me wondering what happens next and hoping for more.
TheresaLinden More than 1 year ago
Cynthia Toney has written another fun story in her “Bird Face” series. Many of the characters you’ve come to love in the first two books are back, even if only through email. Main character Wendy Robichaud and her family face new struggles. And Wendy stumbles upon a new mystery, a cryptic note she finds in an old jewelry box that she bought as a present for her mother. Wendy makes some choices she doesn’t quite think through and they lead her into a ton of trouble. A great book for young teens that gives the reader a lot to think about: family responsibilities; giving tough advice to a friend; making mistakes, owning up to it, and paying the price. I enjoyed the Cajun touches like this one, “My stomach flipped like a crab cake on a spatula.” I recommend this book for any teen, especially if they’ve enjoyed the first two books in this series. I am a fellow member of the Catholic Writers Guild and received an advanced copy for my honest review.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Do you have a young teen in your home who enjoys romance, but you don't want her reading anything inappropriate for young eyes? Then this is the book for her! The third book in the Bird Face series has Wendy finally dating seriously. Of course, all is not perfect! She really wants to go visit her former elderly neighbor who has Alzheimer's and has moved to Alaska to be near her son and grandson. Wendy is desperate to go visit her one last time before she no longer remembers her. Unfortunately, Wendy's desperation to earn enough money for the flight leads her to make some questionable ethical choices. Can she balance the challenge of earning money ethically while still maintaining her new romance?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The third installment of the Bird Face series by Cynthia Toney is another winner for young teens. As Wendy attempts to earn money to fund her Alaska summer trip to visit Mrs. V. (and Sam), she finds herself in over her head tutoring classmates. As the demands of her job spiral out of control, everything she cares about could be jeopardized - running track, school, summer plans, and most worrisome - her deepening relationship with boyfriend David. An old friendship is revived with Jennifer, who’s also in over her head. And then there’s a little mystery involving a note hidden in an old jewelry box. 6 Dates to Disaster (and the first two books in the series) allow teens to see the ramifications of the small but important choices they make that affect their relationships - with their parents, siblings, friends, and members of the opposite sex. Add a little Cajun spice, and you have the recipe for a great read.