Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler


Sarah Ockler

384 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance young adult lighthearted medium-paced


From the author of Twenty Boy Summer, a teen pushes the limits to follow her dreams--and learns there's a fine line between bitter and sweet.... Once upon a time, Hudson knew exactly what her future looked like. Then a betrayal changed her life an...

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Community Reviews Summary of 930 reviews


lighthearted 92%
emotional 38%
hopeful 30%
funny 23%
relaxing 15%
sad 15%
inspiring 7%


medium 61%
slow 38%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 36%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 33% | No: 16% | N/A: 8%

Loveable characters?

No: 33% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | N/A: 8% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8%

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