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The Nature of Jade [Deb Caletti] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A beautifully rendered coming-of-age story from the National Book. Grade 9 Up–Seventeen-year-old Jade DeLuna suffers from panic attacks brought on by realizations of her own mortality. In addition to therapy and prescribed. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr 9 Up–Seventeen-year-old Jade is a : Nature of Jade eBook: Deb Caletti: Kindle Store.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The Nature of Jade is a compelling story of a girl, a boy, and Or maybe it’s his soft clothes and warm eyes, but I’m just comfortable there with Sebastian.

This boy with a past. Jun 25, Wendy rated it it was ok Shelves: She went to prom and her daughter didn’t and then she has a fling with the librarian?

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The Nature of Jade. Coming of Age Book type: Mar 01, Racquel rated it it was amazing Shelves: This vivid story, with funny, smart Jade who worries about imaginary problems while real ones are much more likely, is sure to please. This book wasn’t torturous to read.


I understand introducing characters and ideas, but this just dragged. Will I ever see the mysterious young man and the toddler again? With a baby on his back. Would love to have had an Epilogue at the end!

Unfortunately the first half of the book moved so slowly for me. And the OCD about knocking on the door 3 times is pretty cool. This book helped me though bad times or even when I am angry. Several characters just felt like vehicles to move the story along later. Or when she I wanted to like this book.

Book review: ‘The Nature of Jade’ by Deb Caletti

The thing is, despite gorgeous thoughtful prose, I need something more to keep me engaged in the story. The elephant element within ‘The Nature of Jade’ filled my heart with warmth. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Caletti writes beautiful prose, with sentiments about the finer details of life that make you pause and contemplate. She gains confidence, poise and maturity, even as other aspects of her life begin to unravel.


The Nature of Jade

For example, there are a lot of minor characters, and while some are sketched out pretty well, some could be played by a cardboard cutout, calehti the guy at the video store who always wears a pineapple shirt and always recommends the same surfing movie. The beginning was pretty slow though.

And by the end, I could really appreciate what Caletti had set out to do. Caletti created the perfect characters for this story. The main character, Jade, is well-written.

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Jade becomes fascinated with him and wonders if it’s his. Talk to your kids about Both parents have custodial rights and Sebastian and his family deserve what is coming tye way.

He is wearing jeans and a sweatshirt and looks tousled and relaxed; he’s barefoot.

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