This was about a girl named Lucy who was trying to find out who wants to be and about her romance and friends. To see what your friends thought of this book, [Amazing book, fell in love with it. As a young teenager, I absolutely adored and devoured every single book in this series. Nesta and Izzie lo. xx, This book is great for a quick read on a sunny day. Honestly needed a throwback book. I've pretty much finished reading the series, at least one a day. She is always comparing herself to other girls and telling herself she is not pretty and does not know what she wants to do with her life. Age 12 and Up Children's Fiction Love & Romance 8th Grade 16.99 and under Mates, Dates Books 1 - 9 of 9 Sort by Publication Date Sort by Title A - Z Sort by Title Z - A Sort by Price - Low to High Throughout the book with the help of her friends, Lucy finds out who she really is and becomes more confident with herself then she had ever been. I can relate to every character in the story. You see, Lucy and Izzie have been best friends since like forever and Lucy thinks because Nesta is new, that she might steal her best friend away. in the Mates, Dates series, Mates, Dates, and Sole Survivors, was recently released in the U.K. Piccadilly Press has launched a new series from Hopkins, based on the classic sleepover game of Truth or Consequences. Mr Lovering owns a. Dr Richard Watts and Dr Maureen Watts - TJ's parents who are both doctors. He is in his twenties. See full terms and conditions and this month's choices. I liked the audiobook narrator. The series are so interesting that you will not make to work away from it. If you like an angsty teen novel this is it. And when she meets the gorgeous Mark, she's on a real high. "Mates, Dates, and Inflatable Bras" is the fist novel in the Mates, Dates series. But she thinks this new girl named Nesta is gonna take her away. by Simon Pulse. Must redeem within 90 days. Women’s preferred minimum partner age: Below are the data from Buunk et al.’s (2000) study on women’s minimum age preferences; the rule’s age calculations are represented by the solid line. Sh efindsout things evry step she takes. Lucy thought everything in her life was taking a turn for the worst, her parents are completely Eco-friendly, which Lucy found annoying. Also,Lucy had a sneaking suspicion that that her two friends were trying to turn there back to her. The Mates, Dates Guide to Life, Love, and Looking Luscious, full terms and conditions and this month's choices. It was The first novel i read in english (english is not my first language, Danish is), and it was a great first story to read in english! They date on and off. Izzie is cool, bright, and sassy. "Mates, Dates, and Inflatable Bras" is the fist novel in the Mates, Dates series. This page was last edited on 21 January 2018, at 10:30. January 1st 2003 William Lewis - Nesta's boyfriend from Book 11, he is Luke's best friend. Digital products purchased from this site are sold by Simon & Schuster Digital Sales Inc. As a young teenager, I absolutely adored and devoured every single book in this series. Book 1 in the series is Mates, Dates Strictly Gorgeous. When she finds out it's someone Nesta knows she keeps quiet. Laurence "Lal" Lovering - Lucy's 15-year-old brother, and the middle sibling of the three. Folger Shakespeare Library. By clicking 'Sign me up' I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. 3 1/2 stars - these books are light and easy to listen to. Children's Non-Fiction new releases and popular books from Simon & Schuster. Summary: The book is about a girl named Lucy who gets a writing assignment in school. He goes travelling for a while during book 4 and he is then said to be a painter/decorator living in Bristol. I know that this question might be a cliche, but I'm having hard time doing it. Must redeem within 90 days. The Mates, Dates series is about four best friends: Lucy, Izzie, Nesta and, from the fourth instalment on, TJ. Simon Peddington Lee - Nesta's boyfriend for some time. She also has to deal with this mystery boy she saw and tries to do anything to meet him and know him. There's no way I'd ever re-read it, one because it would probably make me vomit into my mouth with some of the vacuous content but also because I'd hate to ruin it. As a 16 year old when I read it, it really made me smile. According to my daughter, who began reading this series at age 9, "it brings you into another world." And it seems that everyone else knows who and what she wants to be except her. Cressida Dudley-Smith - Simon's ex-girlfriend and also a friend of Tanya. Mates, Dates, and Mad Mistakes (Mates, Dates, #6) by Cathy Hopkins 3.73 avg rating — 2,300 ratings — published 2003 — 30 editions © 2020 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved. When it comes to sexual fantasies, however, men have minimum age preferences that are younger than the rule would designate appropriate. It is hinted that they will get back together at a later age due to what Tony says. The "Mates and Dates" series by Cathy Hopkins is about a girl named Lucy how thinks she is losing her best friend to the new rich girl in school. Educational value: Teens can now glean educational value from less straightforward situations, and gaining an understanding of negative situations can be educational -- especially in an historical context. Not to confusing, fairly easy language and exiting topics for a 10 year old girl. They are older than the other girls' parents and when Nesta first sees them she thinks they are TJ's grandparents. I love this series! i kinda just picked it up from the shelf not expecting it to be good but i got really stuck into it and finished it in a day! Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Through out the book to keeps her mystery boy a secret and learns to be a friend to someone new. He is said to be a player, dating a different girl every week. I first read this series when I was about 13 years old, and they were some of my favourite books. Great at the time, but don't pick them up if you're past 16! It's weird. What's age appropriate at age 14. Digital products purchased from this site are sold by Simon & Schuster Digital Sales Inc. Don't miss our eBook deals starting at $0.99! In the end she ends up becoming friends with Nesta and they all become really good friends. This was about a girl named Lucy who was trying to find out who wants to be and about her romance and friends. Lucy has to deal with this and many other teenage girl problems. Offer redeemable at Simon & Schuster's ebook fulfillment partner. Friday morning: NO CALL. Free eBook offer available to NEW US subscribers only. The Mates, Dates series is about four best friends: Lucy, Izzie, Nesta and, from the fourth instalment on, TJ.