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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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The story is interesting, but I frequently wanted to smack Jinx crusg lusting such a screwed up girl and putting up with her crap. I was looking for a good jan teen type novel, and I found this one at a used book store in my area. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I cannot say enough good things about this book. Levar Bouyer rated it did not like it Jan 15, Google Books — Loading Open Preview See a Problem?

In her final year at a prestigious boarding school, reserved, artistic Jinx is badly hurt by the treachery of the rich, pretty girl she has considered her best friend. An aspiring artist, Jinx becomes infatuated with an unstable girl at her school named Lexie. She earned crushh B. Popular covers see all 5 covers. The new edition has a forward by uane psychotherapist Dr.

This book started off nicely, and I think the author had a great idea, what with the all-girls boarding school and all.

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No one minded Lexie sleeping around with her cousin and other men, but because they believed Jinx was a lesbian, the school staff went against her.

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Aug 21, Jen Vance rated it it was amazing Shelves: If they were to live in todays times where civil rights were passed and homosexuality was more accepted, would they have made different actions? Although I’m not gay, I can see myself in Jinx at that vulnerable age. But the timing influences everything about the attitudes: I only wish Jinx weren’t so naive because it got a little silly and redundant toward the end. This review is a little confused, but so am I, so perhaps it evens out.

But in her senior year, Jinx finally felt like she belonged.

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Johnson was elected president, the people were fighting for equality, and civil rights, and homosexuality was deeply frowned upon If the story were to tak In the book Crush by Jane Futcher, the setting of the book plays a big roll in the characters’ decisions and actions.

Alana rated it liked it Sep 13, 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 To view it, click here. Like I was here and I was the one being torn down my Lexie and being condmned by the Ajne.

I have known people similar to this character who cannot explain her own actions, lies and manipulates others for her own amusement. Evelyn rated it really liked it Dec 16, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Not that I don’t know this but yeah.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Adam rated it it was ok Mar 22, The time frame of the story, the main characters were studying in Huntington Hill [an all girls catholic school] in Pennsylvania mid’s. Possible Lesbian 3, or view spoiler [Miggin hide spoiler ] Add to Your books. It’s a story about teenage love, and there’s some truth for everyone.

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Catherine rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Lexie and Jinx laugh and talk and pass notes and mess around, and it’s all so innocent and sweet and cute.

Jane Futcher does an incredible job in making these characters not only come to life, but remind yourself how your teenage years weren’t exactly the “best times of your life.

Jinx, Lexie and the rest of the Huntington crew are the epitome of high school girls feeling their way to futched own sexuality.

Shall I say typical first time lesbian story. I wonder why it is that all the lesbian ones are in first person and told from the butchier girl’s perspective?

Crush Jane Futcher No preview available – 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.

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Get to Know Us. Jul 13, Robin rated it really liked it. Don’t have a Kindle?