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The first book in the amazing Chocolate Box Girls Series – Well done Cathy (again!) I loved it! It went into the rich, exciting dream world of Cherry Costello that covered and hid the truth- even for the reader- right till the end. Like Cherry, I also love writing and making up stories and I’m so jealous that she gets to camp out in the beautiful gypsy caravan!
24 June 2012
Title: Cherry Crush
Author: Cathy Cassidy
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Cherry Crush is about a girl, Cherry, who is moving to a new home to four stepsisters and a step mum.
At her old school she had no friends, people called her a liar, though Cherry thinks of it more as making things up, stories, a unique imagination…
But when she gets to her new home, everyone seems to like her, everyone except Honey, the eldest Tanberry sister. Honey has been having a hard time recently and misses her dad.
But then disaster strikes as Cherry falls for Honey’s boyfriend Shay.
And things could get messy….
I would recommend this book for 12-16 year olds.
My star rating is 4 out of 5
6 March 2012
This is a really good book. It is a really nice story – everyone finds love except Honey – It’s about love, friendship and loads of other stuff. This is a great book. I would recommend for ages 12+
3 March 2012
I love all of Cathy Cassidy’s books, but Cherry Crush was a favourite. I loved the story Cherry told in the book, and the blossoming romance between Cherry and Shay. I read this book non stop, I couldn’t put it down, and I was so glad when the Marshmallow skye came out!
2 March 2012
Cherry Crush is one of the Chocolate Box Girs series, which includes stories by Summer, Sky, Coco and Honey Tanberry and Cherry Costello. Cherry is a lovely character and is great at telling stories. And you cant read this book without falling for Shay Fletcher…
Totally amazing. So touching.
1 March 2012
Cherry is such a cool character! She has to cope with moving house, then she has to cope with her 4 new step sisters, and not all of them like her… * * * * *
Cherry Crush is about a girl coping with a whole new family. One of her stepsisters hates her, and the others seem kind of strange. But will she fit in?
Book: Cherry Crush
I quite like the two different covers. The second one is bright and colorful, and the girl on the first one looks like she’s thinking about something, or looking at something, and you want to find out what. The only thing bad I can say is that in the book, the main character, Cherry has bluish black hair, and this one’s hair is kind of gingery.
This book was quite interesting. It’s the first book in a series called the Chocolate Box Girls, by Cathy Cassidy. I’ve read the second one, Marshmallow Skye, which I found great, and which I think is better than Cherry Crush.
Cherry Costello is half Japanese, half Scottish. She doesn’t think she’s special or important or pretty, and popular people like Kirsty McRae think she’s nobody and doesn’t mind saying it out loud. And then there’s the problem that her mum isn’t around anymore.
Cherry has a vivid imagination, and she often twists the truth, saying her mum is a ballerina or a famous actress, or instead of saying she left her P.E kit at home, that the washing machine went wrong and shredded up all the clothes and then exploded. Cherry thinks it sounds much better then the real truth, much more colorful and exciting, but her teachers and people in her school don’t think so. They call her a liar.
Her and her dad move to Tanglewood House, a B&B in Somerset on the edge of a mountain, with her dad’s girlfriend and her four daughters. Cherry gets along quite well with them three of the sisters, but then there’s Honey. Snobbish, arrogant-a double of Kirsty McRae. Honey hates Cherry and her dad, thinking they’re trying to take over and steal her mum’s money. To make it worse, Honey has a boyfriend called Shay Fletcher who Cherry’s falling for. Cherry knows their friendship will spoil everything, but she can;t help it. Will everything work out in the end for Cherry?
I loved this book, and I think it deserves a 5/5!
29 February 2012
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