Although this is a fun rule of thumb, what does research say about age preferences for potential mates? Offer redeemable at Simon & Schuster's ebook fulfillment partner. Tony develops strong feelings for her and wants to take it to the next level while Lucy wants to cool down. In book 12, the subject is brought up again when TJ's father has a stroke and they spend some time on the Rame Peninsula in Cornwall, but end up buying a summer home there, instead of moving away. Perhaps he lost my number? Great at the time, but don't pick them up if you're past 16! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I am some decades older than the target audience, but still enjoyed it. Start by marking “Mates, Dates, and Inflatable Bras (Mates, Dates, #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. It's weird. 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But great for younger readers, say about 11-14? She also accidentally gets Nesta into trouble by giving her champagne. I'm going out of my mind. Offer redeemable at Simon & Schuster's ebook fulfillment partner. Children's Fiction (11) Children's Non-Fiction (1) Format. But at the end you get to see there secret love story as well as what tony thinks too! Books For Young Readers. She's too whiny. The Mates, Dates series is about four best friends: Lucy, Izzie, Nesta and, from the fourth instalment on, TJ. This was about a girl named Lucy who was trying to find out who wants to be and about her romance and friends. The series are so interesting that you will not make to work away from it. Tell us what you like and we'll recommend books you'll love. 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. Lucy thought everything in her life was taking a turn for the worst, her parents are completely Eco-friendly, which Lucy found annoying. But why doesn't he call when he says he will? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Probably read it in an hour or less! Continue to expose teens to a diversity of experience, ethnicity, race, and socio-economic situations. Through out the book to keeps her mystery boy a secret and learns to be a friend to someone new. Lucy has to deal with this and many other teenage girl problems. But, everything changes when Lucy saw a boy from a near by school. The Grey Wolves series is among those books that will continue to stay with us once you complete reading. What's age appropriate at age 14. Cressida Dudley-Smith - Simon's ex-girlfriend and also a friend of Tanya. He is in his twenties. When she finds out it's someone Nesta knows she keeps quiet. Digital products purchased from this site are sold by Simon & Schuster Digital Sales Inc. Free eBook offer available to NEW US subscribers only. William Lewis - Nesta's boyfriend from Book 11, he is Luke's best friend. I decided to read Mates, Dates and Inflatable Bras as an IR book. She is rich, beautiful, and all the guys swoon over her. As a young teenager, I absolutely adored and devoured every single book in this series. She gets very worried. and i have gotten stuck in to the rest of the series hehe :). Paul Watts - TJ's older brother. And he likes her! Want to Read. When it comes to sexual fantasies, however, men have minimum age preferences that are younger than the rule would designate appropriate. They considered moving to Devon for a while, to TJ's horror, but later decided that they'd miss London too much. Nesta and Izzie look sixteen, but Lucy, at fourteen, can still pass for a twelve-year-old. I've data set in the following format: Date Visits 11/1/2010 696537 11/2/2010 718748 11/3/2010 799355 11/4/2010 805800 11/5/2010 701262 11/6/2010 531579 11/7/2010 690068 11/8/2010 756947 11/9/2010 718757 11/10/2010 701768 11/11/2010 820113 11/12/2010 645259 If you like an angsty teen novel this is it. Cute, funny, easy read. But more than that, it is about family, school problems, friendship, everything about life. When I read these as a teen, Izzie was my favourite character. I read this in only an hour or so. Luke de Biasi - Nesta's boyfriend from Book 7 to 8 who she breaks up with after finding out he is three-timing her with TJ and another girl.