High school senior Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. Designer dresses and strappy heels? Not her thing. Can losing out at her prom ultimately lead to finding true love? Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom. Publication Date: January 1, ; Genres: Fiction. PROLOGUE: Food, a cell phone, and my dignity all things I do not have I don’t know how I ended up on the side of Hollister Road, lying in this ditch.

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Check it out if you’re interested! Now, as sfory sun rises over her small town, and with only the help of some opinionated ladies at the 7-Eleven, Justina must piece together — stain by stain on her thrift-store dress — exactly how she ended up dateless.

Books by Robin Mellom. But all in all he is another awesome character who is real that you can relate too, we girls have all fallen for our best guy friend at one point or another or at least thought he was hot.

Kristie Lowry, Promotions Manager. Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat handle first. I saw others describe this book as worthy of being a John Hughes’ movie and honestly, that is so true.

Ditched: A Love Story

Kim Llve, Staff Reviewer. It alone would have made all of the wacky elements that happened in Justina’s ni Well, I will say I liked the voice. Some people might not like the main character but I did. So, meellom all shouldn’t be surprised at the rating of five that this book gets from robiin. The thing is, when I finally found out why Ian ditched her, I didn’t feel it was an excuse. Only drawback is that the guy is absent from the story for a large chunk of the book, but, don’t worry, Justina more than makes up for that.


The two ladies at the gas station are also wonderful. Please please please don’t wait to read this one! Kellom it an effective method to get me to read on? But overall Ditched was a fun book which I thoroughly enjoyed. And especially if you think Justina didn’t want to go in the first place Then, you want to kick Ian in the shins, or somewhere a bit higher if you know what I mean. My only wish was for a bit more interaction between Ian and Justina – other than that, the book was well-wr A sweet prom story that takes a sort of “Hangover” like approach to the protagonist’s prom night.

My only complaint and its not huge is that I wish I had gotten to see more of Ian and Justina together. Ditched is an utterly sweet and romantic read that is perfect for any teenager, male or female.

Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. But could there be more than just friendship there? It goes something like this The book alternates between the present in the and the events of the night before. They were both scared of ruining their rohin so they both held back on storg everything out.

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But what I just don’t get is why a girl who used melpom kiss alot of boys suddenly become timid and paranoid. A Love Story was a super cute, fun read. I really liked how the author portrayed Justina as a sort of reformed party girl – she illuminated the thought process behind girls who are often seen as sluts and gave us a bit more insight into how and why girls do the things they do.

It was almost like a mystery, complete with clues, red herrings, and suspects. Even some of the popular kids loce all bad.


Ditched by Robin Mellom

Justine faces many challenges prior to and during prom. The idea of flashbacks reminded me a lot of the Hangover movie!

I like a little more substance than this, even for a quick read. It’s a concept I’ve seen before, yet still neat and kept me wondering. Email required Address never made public. You know it ends bad.

The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary. There, she starts to tell the story of her prom night to the store clerk. You know when you’re watching a really bad horror movie and you end up shouting at the characters on screen, calling them out for their stupidity? Between each of these interludes is a larger chapter chronicling a part of Justina’s prom night. Mellom shows enough of Ian for me to like him, but most of the story was more about Justina’s “everything is going wrong” night.

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Yeah, I was confused, too. Sep 20, Indya rated it really liked it. Account Options Sign in. Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat, handle first.

He was sweet, caring vitched a very good listener. But it was a little too much for me and the way the story was told was a killer. We could totally carpool. Justina’s story can be mapped by the stains on her dress, and each interlude nudged Justina toward explaining how she got every stain, rip, and bruise and tattoo.

Rather than consult with friends or teen stoy, Justina allows her mother to plan her outfit – resulting in a horrifying Prom is the last thing Justina would ever plan on attending.

Ian is such a scumbag! Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat handle first.