Call It What You Want

Call It What You Want

When his dad is caught embezzling funds from half the town, Rob goes from popular lacrosse player to social pariah. Even worse, his father?s failed suicide attempt leaves Rob and his mother responsible for his care. Everyone thinks of Maegan as a typical overachiever, but she has a secret of her own after the pressure got to her last year. And when her sister comes home fr When his dad is caught embezzling funds from half the town, Rob goes from popular lacrosse player to social pariah....

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Title:Call It What You Want
Author:Brigid Kemmerer
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Genres:Contemporary
ISBN:Call It What You Want
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:384 pages pages

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  • Shaun Hutchinson
    Jul 07, 2019
    SO FREAKING GOOD. Brigid writes with so much heart, and I just love every single book she writes. ...
  • Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
    May 02, 2019
    4.5 Stars! Kemmerer won me over years ago with her Elemental series and with each new book, regardless of the genre, she continues to wow me. With her fleshed out characters, stand out story lines and heartfelt messages, she is an author I count on to give me a good story that is ev...
  • Jenn
    Jul 05, 2019
    This book was heavy. But I absolutely loved it. It has heartbreak, love, betrayal, backstabbing, lies, and just drama but not stupid high school drama. No, this drama is the kind that just suffocates your heart until you don't think you can breathe until it leaves you gasping. This kin...
  • Brigid
    Jun 25, 2019
    Rob and Maegan's story is out in the world today, friends! The idea for this book started when I said to myself, "What if I took Robin Hood ... and put him in a modern day high school?" I hope you love the story, and I can't wait to hear what you think. Thank you all so much for being ...
  • Lisa
    Feb 01, 2019
    I blew through this in no time because - per usual - Brigid Kemmerer writes compelling situations, nuanced characters and really freaking adorable romances. If you're looking for a great contemporary, look no further. ...
  • Chelsea ❤Peril Please❤
    Mar 12, 2019
    **ARC sent to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review** I won?t lie to you guys-I begged for this book. It wasn?t classy. It wasn?t dignified. And it was honestly a bit pathetic-but IT WAS TOTALLY WORTH IT. This book? It?s gold. I loved every minute of it. I...
  • jessica
    Jul 29, 2019
    the other day, i took a break from reading this to go run some errands. and as i was in the produce section, looking at the bananas, all i could think was 'maegan and rob better live happily ever after or, so help me, someone will hear about it.' if a book that prompts that kind of ang...
  • L A i N E Y
    Aug 20, 2019
    ?My life has collapsed to the point where a ninety-nine-cent cup of coffee with a stranger is meaningful.? I have never read a novel with a more appropriate title. Because I can?t tell you why or how, if you ask me, but I am really impressed by this book... So call it what...
  • C.G. Drews
    Jul 04, 2019
    My hEART belongs to Brigid Kemmerer contemporaries ok. I will full on softly cry on your arm right now, because I really loved this book, plus it stressed me most wholly out. And then the ending was the perfect mix of heartbreak and satisfying roundedness that I just want melt into thi...
  • alana ♡
    Feb 12, 2019
    "But sometimes I think everyone needs to take a long look in the mirror before they go main an issue about someone else's life." Rating: 4.5/5 stars tw: suicide attempt, talk of abortion, bullying Hands down, this is my favorite Brigid Kemmerer book so far! Her contemporary no...
  • Lola
    May 07, 2019
    I am always impressed when authors are able to successfully alternate between genres. I have read A CURSE SO DARK AND LONELY from this author not so long ago and it was an incredible fantasy. CALL IT WHAT YOU WANT is a contemporary romance devoid of any magic and curses, but it?s a g...
  • Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
    Mar 23, 2019
    4,5 ?moral choices? stars ?Other people don?t have the challenges we have, Owen. But that doesn?t mean they don?t have their own.? This is my fourth Brigid Kemmerer?s book and to this day she has never disappointed me. What I like above all else is ...
  • Hillary
    Apr 28, 2019
    My brain clicks, and for an instant, he?s not Rob Lachlan now, he?s Rob Lachlan from a year ago. We were from two different words once: popular boy and nerdy girl. We?re still from two different worlds: cop?s daughter and criminal?s son. I enjoyed some parts of this book...
  • Warda
    Jul 08, 2019
    [4.5?] I?m gonna need Brigid Kemmerer to never stop writing her contemporaries. Her stories fill my soul right up. They?re always so intense, so heart-aching, with such wonderfully flawed and beautiful characters that are alive on those pages. She has a knack for writi...
  • emma
    Jun 01, 2019
    I do not want to review this all that much, so I am going to treat myself to writing a couple sentences and moving ON. Positive vibes ONLY. Negative reviews are so YESTERDAY. (Just kidding. Can you imagine? I?d have to just...stop writing reviews altogether. And we all know I?m...
  • Candace Robinson
    Feb 24, 2019
    I've only read A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer, but I think I'm starting to become a fan! I also saw her speak at a pannel last year and she seriously seems like such a funny and an incredibly down-to-earth person! Two character POVs. First we get Maegan, who I will ad...
  • Nadhira Satria
    Jan 04, 2019
    This was such a good read!!! I mean nothing can top off More than we can tell and I think letters to the lost is better than this one but I still love it nonetheless ...
  • megs_bookrack
    Oct 25, 2018
    **4.5-stars** Rob, a once popular high school lacrosse player, has fallen from grace but not on account of his own actions. His father, the local financial planner, was caught red-handed swindling from clients and everyone suspects Rob knew. Even though he did intern at his fath...
  • Zainab
    Sep 30, 2019
    I thought I was over YA Contemporary but this wasn't as bad as I thought it'd be. ...
  • may ❀
    Jun 26, 2019
    book #6 for summerathon, under the challenge of: "a beachy read" ? brigid kemmerer knew that i hadn't cried from a book in a while and she was like 'lol bish just wait till you see what i have planned for you' can anyone else write sad, soft, emo boys like her?? the only corr...
  • Nilufer Ozmekik
    Oct 02, 2019
    Five million, billion, gazillion oh who counts I already ordered the entire milky way from my Amazon account to send directly to the publishing company and changed the name of it as ?Brigid?s way? The book is named ?Call It What You Want? I called it: ?Unique?, ?...
  • Sophie Elaina
    Jun 12, 2019
    Call It What You Want is thefourth book that I've read from Brigid Kemmerer. I first fell in love with her writing style in Letters To The Lost. That was the first contemporary that I honestly thoroughly enjoyed but, before that the contemporary genre was a mystery to me. And since t...
  • ℨαrα
    Jun 26, 2019
    Brigid Kemmerer is the only contemporary author that I trust wholly and completely. And I would lay my life down for her characters. So...no pressure. ...
  • R.F. Gammon
    Jul 07, 2019
    What is it about these books that I just don't get? Everyone LOVES Kemmerer's contemporaries. Everyone. I mean, I feel like every single review on this book is 4 or 5 stars. Same for Letters to the Lost and More than We Can Tell. But for some reason...they're well-written, they're w...
  • Sylvie
    Jul 18, 2019
    4.5 STARS AAHHH I LOVED THIS SO FRIGGIN' MUCH Also, I'm crying. I don't know if it's a happy cry or sad cry, but I am crying. I'll probably write a review when the level of my adrenaline has lowered and I'm not sobbing like a crazy anymore. ************* Storytime: My bes...
  • ✨ A ✨
    Sep 29, 2018
    ?I?m not lost. I want to do the right thing.? ?Most of us do,? she says ruefully. ?The problem is that it doesn?t always look the same for all of us? My love for Brigid Kemmerer grows and grows with every book of hers that I read. Her books are addictive and her...
  • Shehzeen Muzaffar
    Jan 23, 2019
    I HAVE NEVER READ A BOOK SO FAST! I feel like she is one of those authors that never disappoints and I absolutely love her books. I dont love comtemporary that much but her book always always makes me swoon and smile and happy. Call it what you want was really really good. And i was p...
  • Tucker
    Feb 16, 2019
    Edit: I was lucky enough to meet Brigid at a local singing! ? aww look at me being an awkward sausage Many thanks to Bloomsbury for sending me a copy in exchange for an hoclass="gr-hostedUserImg">
    Many Edit: I was lucky enough to meet Brigid at a local singing! ...
  • Kat | Rustic Pages
    Apr 21, 2019
    Call It What You Want is a heartfelt story about two teenagers struggling through a hard family life after being near isolated by their classmates. The author does a fantastic job of presenting hard topics and moral quandaries that demonstrate how the world is not black and white, but ...
  • Ashleyjayne
    Apr 29, 2019
    I really enjoyed call it what you want by Brigid Kemmerer and was quick reading it within a couple of hours, the story and the characters i totally connected with and fell in love with them. i really enjoyed Rob and Maegans characters and there relationship throughout the book. rob is...