Charmed Thirds (Jessica Darling, #3)

Charmed Thirds (Jessica Darling, #3) Things Are Looking Up For Jessica Darling She Has Finally Left Her New Jersey Hometown Hellhole For Columbia University In New York City She S Into Her Boyfriend, Marcus Flutie, Than Ever So What If He S At A Buddhist College In California And She S Making New Friends Who Just Might Qualify As Stand Ins For Her Beloved Best Friend, Hope.But Jessica Soon Realizes That Her Bliss Might Not Last She Lands An Internship At A Snarky Brooklyn Based Magazine, But Will She Fit In With The Berhip Staff And Will She Even Want To As She And Marcus Hit The Rocks, Will She End Up Falling For Her GOPunk, Neoconservative RA Or The Hot And Married Spanish Grad Student She S Assisting On A Summer Project Or The Oh So Sensitive Emo Boy Down The Hall Will She Even Make It Through College Now That Her Parents Have Cut Her Off Financially And What Do The Cryptic One Word Postcards From Marcus Really Mean With Hilarious Insight, The Hyperobservant Jessica Darling Struggles Through Her College Years And The Summers In Between While Maintaining Her Usual Mix Of Wit, Cynicism, And Candor. This book disappointed me I had a hard time sympathizing with Jessica this time Maybe now that she s in college, among her intellectual peers, complaints about how she s surrounded by morons just don t ring true Not that we saw much of her in class, or in college All four years were crammed into this one book I was looking forward to Jessica s wry observations about her fellow students and classes at Columbia University How would
This is the strongest of the 3 books in the series I ve read so far It covers the entire 4 years of Jessica s college life and this is the REALEST depiction of college I ve ever read Jessica sees friends come and go, struggles with holding on to high school friends and relationships, watches her parents move on to a new stage of life, and deal with the crushing pressure of being a broke college student with no idea what she s doing with her life.I ve said it before, this series is a product of This is the strongest of the 3 books in the series I ve read so far It cover
Rating 4.5 StarsWhen you finish a Jessica Darling novel, there is only one thing to say OMIGAWD Or, you know, quote oh my gawd unquote.Whether it be after Sloppy Firsts when that heart breaking cliffhanger just makes you want to rip your hair out Or after Second Helpings after Jessica and Marcus finally, finally, finally get together Or after Charmed Thirds when you are simply unable to digest the sheer magnitude, truth, and scope of one book, four years, and so many journeys Quite hon Rating 4.5 StarsWhen you finish a Jessica Darling novel, there is only one thing to say OMIGAWD Or, you know, quote oh my gawd unquote.Whether it be after Sloppy Firsts when that heart breaking cliffhanger just makes you want to rip your hair out Or after Second Helpings after Jessica and Marcus finally, finally, finally get together Or after Charmed Thirds when you are simply unable to digest the sheer magnitude, truth, and scope of one book, four years, and so many journeys Quite honestly, I picked up Charmed Thirdsskeptic than excited After two such poignant Jessica Darling books, I wasn t quite sure if the college years would live up to be just as powerful as the high school years had proven to be, especially as I have yet to experience college for myself With Jessica Darling, so much of the punch is in the nostalgia, in the experiences long forgotten but still so pivotal and important to growth Surpri
I normally don t write reviews but I just felt that I had to explain my huge disappointment with this book.First, I have to say that I LOVED Sloppy Firsts and Second Helpings Perhaps that s partly why I found the third installment in the series so disappointing But there isto it, I assure you Indeed, whe
I waited like 3 years to finish this book and I m honestly glad I did So relateable for early twenty somethings. Dear Jessica,You know what your problem is You are ungrateful and selfish You mock people, they way they live, and the decisions they makeand then you hypocritically do the same things For instance, how many times did you mock Manda for her promiscuous behavior Do you think your behavior is any better And I love how you try to justify your ways Unfortunately, I m not buying it You re a spoiled brat without a clue I feel no sympathy for you I feel no pity for you I thought, once u Dear Jessica,You know what your problem is You are ungrateful and selfish You mock people, they way they live, and the decisions they makeand then you hypocritically do the same things For instance, how many times did you mock Manda for her promiscuous behavior Do you think your behavior is any better And I love how you try to justify your ways Unfortunately, I m not buying it You re a spoiled brat without a clue I feel no sympathy for you I feel no pity for you I thought, once upon a time, that we would be friends had we braved the waters of high school together Now I know better One other thing Your relationship with Marcus is dysfunctional You both need some serious therapy before you should even r
Maybe it s just me but after Sloppy Firsts and Second Helpings I was pretty disappointed by this book The third in the Jessica Darling series, Charmed Thirds reads less smoothly it took me a while to get used to the overly detailed and annoyingly wordy descriptions of everything and is far less interesting than the previous books I think the problem lies int he fact that Jessica is just much less likable for most of this book and the decisions she makes about her college career and th Maybe it s just me but after Sloppy Firsts and Second Helpings I was pretty disappointed by this book The third in the Jessica Darling series, Charmed Thirds reads less smoothly it took me a while to get used to the overly detailed and annoyingly wordy descriptions of everything and is far less inte
Oh how I laughed and laughed, cringed in shared mortification, laughed, despaired over mutual heartbreak, laughed, became over wrought with neurosis, laughed, cringed, sympathized and laughed.Jessica Darling says what most of us are shamed to think She isn t noble, far from it, but she s deliciously flawed in a true, human way We all say the wrong thing at inopportune times Many of us, myself included don t know when to shut up or back down We may even jump in the sack with a subpar guy for Oh how I laughed and laughed, cringed in shared mortification, laughed, despaired over mutual heartbreak, laughed, became over wrought with neurosis, laughed, cringed, sympathized and laughed.Jessica Darling says what most of us are shamed to think She isn t noble, far from it, but she s deliciously flawed in a true, human way We all say the wrong thing at inopportune times Many of us,
Rating clarification 3.5 starsTo be honest, I don t have too much to say about this third installment in the Jessica Darling series I enjoyed it, I still like Jessica and even if it might not reflect too well on me, I have to say that I can still relate to her extremely well The things she goes through, the mistakes she makesthis all sounds so familiar to me Charmed Thirds is definitely the wordiest book in this series and I must admit that there were parts I didn t really care for and I e Rating clarification 3.5 starsTo be honest, I don t have too much to say about this third installment in the Jessica Darling series I enjoyed it, I still like Jessica and even if it might not reflect too well on me, I have t
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Jessica is becoming a smarter version of Bella I m so tired of her bitching and moaning about her horrible life I get that it s a journal, but good god, aren t you ever happy without Marcus I m also a little tired of her condescending attitude towards everyone I vaguely remember a line in the book where she looks at her mother and says something to the effect of, She s just like I was before I went to college Really Jessica You sound like an idiot I loved when Bethany told her off Jessica is becoming a smarter version of Bella I m so tired of her b