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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I like a little more substance than this, even for a quick read. I couldn’t put this book down. I felt for Justina as she tried to figure out what was really going on between the two of them. There is SO much going on in this book and it will keep you reading, laughing and in some parts crying. It also features a vast You remember those teen magazines, like Cosmo Girl, Teen People and whatever and they had those write-in columns for embarrassing moments?

Justina’s sitched kind of annoyed me. I didn’t like how Justina assumed that Ian wanted to be her boyfriend.

Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom

And there will be a time when I’ll be The Girl. January 3, High school senior Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. Which is basically this: They may stoy been a little wild, but they also proved to be loyal and great friends.

It would have been enough.

I really enjoyed this book and think it will appeal to a broad range of readers. Check it out if you’re interested! One thing I dotched about this book is the main character Justina. This book was so funny and absolutely adorable.


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Feb 13, Jodi Papazian rated it it was ok Shelves: Instead the motivating factor of the plot was the execution of the story. Like I said, focused more on Justina’s crazy adventures than the romance. Nothing strikes me as possible from the very improbable events described and I couldn’t connect to any character or sympathise with Justina.

Designer dresses and strappy heels? Ian was the only character I might have liked in this book. Any guy who calls a girl by her essence, is a guy I wouldn’t mind hanging around with. Justina’s story begins on the morning after Prom.

It is all about timing–and one day when I’m not planning it, and organizing it and strangling it, love will become possible. Have a crazy dress you mom made you wear to prom?

She downright points out that one of the girl is a “slut” because she was wearing a dress with a long slit. Notify me of new comments via email. Needless to say, it just wasn’t for me. See all 49 reviews. Dec 22, Donna rated it it was ok Shelves: And I don’t know where Robin Mellom came up with it, but dog swapping is so awesome, if not a little bit cruel. She indulges in a bit of temporary amnesia, for the audience’s benefit, not hers. They weren’t doing anything. But to get the whole story, Justina will have to face the boy who ditched her.

Of course the people that did know what he was doing didn’t divulge the information but it’s not like Justina ditchex them a chance. The Awkwardness of Prom Brought to Life Ditched is one of those stories that never happened to you but could have easily happened to someone you know! Jun 08, Sarah The Book Life rated it it was amazing.

Robin Mellom’s writing is fairly good. This book was wonderful from start to finish. It’s chaotic, full of misunderstandings and a romance that will make your heart beat faster.


I finally finished it took some time because of stuff getting in the way but I found some time and read!! All of the ditdhed character we meet in Ditched, A Love Story are just as amazing. It all starts with a yellow stain on the hem of her dress. There were some aspects I really enjoyed, but most of it just left me feeling underwhelmed.

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Definitely a good pick if you’re looking for a fun romantic comedy. Loge mean, if I had a night like her, I would have been on the ground somewhere just bawling my eyes out, defeated. Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom.

Not to mention the events that happened fell so far beyond by suspension of disbelief that it stopped being entertaining see above re: And I don’t know where Robin Mellom came up with it, but dog swapping is so awesome, if not a little bit cruel.

Also, never let anyone convince you to dye your prom shoes: How she described things herself, mostly wasn’t sitched, either. Like most books and real life the main problem throughout the story was just a lack of communication.

But when you already know what happens and reading the book feels like being pecked to death by a chicken, waiting for the story to unfold can become ingratiating. Dec 13, nick rated it it was ok.