Author: Lindsey Scheibe

Average Rating: 3.5


Review: Riptide by Lindsey Scheibe

Posted 27 May, 2013 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Review: Riptide by Lindsey Scheibe

Favorite Quote(s): “The ability to stand up for one’s self is just as important as the ability to stand up for others.” “’The only person who can make the decision to help you is you. And the only place to put your trust is God.’” Favorite Character: Mama Watson. She’s Ford mother, and she was just such a wise person throughout the novel. Although I don’t really talk about her in the rest of this review, she was very inspiring with her words of wisdom over the course of the novel. First Line: “I stretch out my legs, enjoying the hot sand against my calves.” My Musings: For Grace Parker, surfing is life. All she wants is to get a surfing scholarship to UC San Diego; too bad that’s not what her parent want. They want her to be a good little minion and go off to an Ivy League school. But Grace Parker has got drive, and when her best friend Ford signs her up for a surfing competition, she knows that she’s got to kick butt—one of the judges is UCSD’s surfing coach. I really liked this book. I think what I liked best about it was its local color. I really liked the way that the character talked, with all of their surfer slang and such. It was really fun trying to figure out what the heck […]