Unteachable [Leah Raeder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An edgy, sexy USA TODAY bestseller about falling for the one person you . Unteachable is a beautifully written book. I am in awe of Leah Raeder’s writing talent. Her unique style is lyrical, poetic and vivid. The story. Maise O’Malley just turned eighteen, but she’s felt like a grown-up her entire life. The summer before senior year, she has plans: get into a great.

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Maise has a best-friend Wesley who is secretly in love with her. At the same time, Maise struggles against the events of her life that seem to be pushing her in the direction of becoming like her drug dealer mother. This story is basically a much better version of Slammedwhich has gotten a lot of attention but This is, by far, the most well-written romance I’ve read to date in the dubious “new adult” category–not to mention one of the best in the indie press one.

Since Maise is of age, the relationship is legal; but, a jealous classmate who is a minor threatens to expose the relationship and claim that Evan had sex with her as well.

I tensed my legs and raised them straight out, sitting in midair. Apr 30, Nat rated it liked it. Maise kept saying that she learned a lot from her relationship with Evan.

Book Review – Unteachable by Leah Raeder – Maryse’s Book Blog

So the police can identify my body later? And I was legitimately sweet on her high school friend.

She’s collateral damage for her mother’s bad decisions. But there’s something I believe. I was sat there with a pounding heart, knowing what was coming, and sometimes wanting to hide behind my hands and not watch what I knew would happen. I don’t know what it was; something just didn’t click for me. Never mind that that was exactly what I was saying. He’d get fired but not go to jail.


They usually pulled out immediately, or I disengaged and started looking for my clothes. Passion, obsession, angst, misunderstandings, dark yet thoughtful introspection, a bit of mystery and intrigue. He is starting a new job at Maise’s school in her film class. It’s pretty creepy, but you knew that going into this story. They ride the rollercoaster Deathsnake together, holding hands and trying to chase away their fears.

In my present situation, I also succumbed to sex logic. You’re just hanging over infinity.

Book Review – Unteachable by Leah Raeder

Wilkeher teacher. Does Evan really return to acting? I thought it kept getting better and better as the story evolved.

Everything became a confusion of overlapping sensations. I really liked her. I got a little irritated with the two of them during this part and also the last part when Evan wants maise to enjoy the life awaiting her and just leave him.

I breathed through leag teeth. And every time his eyes touched me, the air jolted. But she ditches him at the end of the evening like she does all of the others. Evan has to pick her up from the same party after she’s had to much to drink. Maise’s view of the world, people No judging, it’s just a matter of personal preference.

It will prove to be a beyond challenging year with their insane and forbidden attraction that fuels jealousy, envy, villains, deceit, lies, blackmail and heartache. The story revolves around 18 year old Maise O’Malley – she’s Irish, she’s blunt, she’s a teen vying for film school in the future and ultimately trying to find raedre way despite a rather rough upbringing. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Raedef I just couldn’t get myself to like Maise He came close, his hand hovering unteahable my shoulder blade, waiting for clearance to land.


Finally the beer had charged up my blood. I can barely find the words to describe the writing. Jennings, New York Times bestselling author of Taint.

I threw back the rest of my beer. She had always just felt pleasure and was left with a kind of high after having sex.

It’s still fun, the secret glances, barely-there touches, the stolen kisses and secret meetings Her worst nightmare is turning out like her mom. Even now a couple days after I finished the book, I’m feeling a little bit dazed, even shocked, to admit that I loved it.

I guess my problem was that it was very depressing even their romantic and sexual moments always had a depressing undertone t Well, i’m definitely in the minority on this one which i’m a little bit bummed out about. Preview — Unteachable by Leah Raeder. Look at the explosion of bright colours winding off into a neon portrait of a young woman.

It was a different writing style, but written beautifully.

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With various sexually graphic scenes and many delicate subjects, it definitely no longer fits into the young-adult genre unteacuable it was dark, it was blunt, and it messed with my mind just a tiny bit – and I was prepared for that. Should I keep reading? Some of the more seasoned NA readers out there have probably discerned a familiar pattern.

Soon their lives consist of clandestine meetings and weekend trips to another city so they can be together.