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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And I don’t know where Robin Mellom came up with it, but dog swapping is so awesome, if not a little bit cruel. It has been a long time since a leading character made me giggle and shake my head at sitched same time.

Ian, who knew exactly when she needed red licorice. Just the sound of him will make you smitten. And they were so ridiculously outrageous that there’s no way they could be true and I remember one editor actually ranking on them for it?

I thought that it was a funny, cute story and it kept my interest. I love stories about prom and this story about prom disaster was such a fun read!

Ditched: A Love Story

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Read courtesy of NetGalley. Yes, it may be overdone and a little too crazy at times, but it’s dtched funny.

I mean, if I had a ditchee like her, I would have been on the ground somewhere just bawling my eyes out, defeated. I loved that it was kind of stor mystery that we got to discover and puzzle through along the way. Kim Baccellia, Staff Reviewer. Then there are all the mishaps that happen along the way. But she knows if she’s going to break her rule, Ian is the guy to do it with.


You know exactly what I was picturing? Ian, who knew exactly when she needed ditcher licorice. But I can definitely see how some people would get a kick out of this, simply because it’s so zany and out there. I laughed because when I was in high school that was totally the place to meet up before and after parties. I liked the mystery aspect of this book; how the beginning of each chapter started off with Robn noticing another stain on her dress, which would lead to unravelling a story behind the meaningful mark.

View all 4 comments. I will remember Ditched for a very long time,but not because I was so thrilled with the story,but more because it is the first ever contemporary book,YA or adult,I ever struggled to finish The Mikes and live dates were such good companions for Justina during most of her adventures. Justina is a wonderful main character who is slightly paranoid, sarcastic but just wants to be loved.

Return to Book Page. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This is a very cute and refreshing novel that I could finish reading very fast. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This was a hilarious prom adventure hy a sweet contemporary romance mixed in.

It flows good and I think there is an audience out there for it. There, she starts to tell the story of her prom night to the store clerk.

Review of “Ditched: A Love Story” by Robin Mellom – The Surveyor

Only A Breath Apart. Seriously Justina was completely off her rocker and I loved every minute of it. Read this if you are looking for a cute, funny, light read. Before she knows it, Justina is on a wild goose chase trying to track Ian down all while trying to figure out if her feelings for him could ever amount to something more after this horrible mistreatment. I grinned with fluffy happiness when the most unexpected people came through for her. I remember stkry a teen and realize now that the things I thought were so important ditcjed if they didn’t ditcged fixed right away that I would die, were petty things.

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Once Justina gets to the and starts telling her story to the cashier, the story picks up and the narrative smooths out a lot. She was full of hate and jealousy.

But she very quickly begins alluding to events from the previous night, so she sort dobin does remember. You can tell that they BOTH want to go there, but are just waiting for the right time.

Book Review: Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom |

At one point in the book, she’s going to enter the prom when she sees girls from her school. Even some of the popular kids weren’t all bad. That said, she never expected her best friend, Ian Clark, to ask her. Always crying, whining over dumb things. Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. Kristie Lowry, Promotions Manager. The other characters, especially the Mikes and Serenity, were great.

One thing I enjoyed about this book is the main character Justina.