Hope, joy, and pain intertwine in this wonderful teenage lesbian romance. “The characterization is outstanding: the hurt, bewildered Jinx and the smooth. CRUSH was first published by Little, Brown, then Avon Books, then Alyson Publications. Now Futcher’s own Women Gone Wild Press is. All about Crush by Jane Futcher. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

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I guess being 18 and naive will make you overlook details like that. But none of that matters because This. But as the book went on, and Jinx fell for Lexie, and things started progressing, I started liking Lexie less and less.

Lexie, Possible Lesbian 1, is bona fide Lesbianism! The time frame of the story, the main characters were studying in Huntington Hill [an all girls catholic school] in Pennsylvania mid’s. The headmaster so easily beliving Lexie’s lie about it being one-sided, and putting Jinx on probation and making her see a therapist while Lexie got no punishment at all Although I’m not gay, I can see myself in Jinx at that vulnerable age.

Or maybe I’m just an idealist, disliking everything that doesn’t come equipped with a nice, happy ending. She does what almost every young lesbian had to do at the beginning of their outness The new edition has a forward by well-known psychotherapist Dr.

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Lists with This Book. I couldn’t help feeling a bit cheated because the ending just left the reader hanging. She lives on acres in rural Mendocino County. Shall I say typical first time lesbian story. When she finally gets a backbone and tries to put a stop to it, Lexie does not react well.

Don’t have a Kindle? Melinda rated it really liked jame Sep 22, No, I started hating Lexie. Showing of 13 reviews. Jan 09, Amaxchan added it.

The author tells the story with humor, but it can also cut like a knife; I could not put it down. I found it in my place of business book store and took it home not knowing I was going to find a story that I couldn’t put it down. Wikipedia in English None.

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Jinx is very doormatish, and lets her actions be dictated by Lexie, to the point that she’s doing some incredibly stupid things. The story is interesting, but I frequently wanted to smack Jinx for lusting such a screwed up girl and putting up with her crap. I’m currently 44 years old. Although I’m not gay, I can see myself in Jinx jjane that vulnerable age. Amazon Kindle 0 editions.

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I cannot say enough good things about this book. This book was a letdown on all levels.

Lexie, on some level, reminds me of a girl I know accept this girl is bi jzne open about it. No current Talk conversations about this book. There is no happily-ever-after, which makes the book realistic. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Levar Bouyer rated it did not like it Jan 15, I probably won’t reread it.

Did it entertain me? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. There’s at least some hope that she’s going to start sticking up for herself more in the future, but I can’t budge the feeling that, if this book had continued into Jinx’s later life, we’d find that she’d done what was expected of a girl in that time period, and given up her artistic dreams to find herself a nice husband.

What Jinx felt, I felt too.