Seventeen-year-old Cassie Morgan lives with a time bomb (a.k.a. her stepfather, Dino Cavalli). To the public, Dino is a world-renowned violin player and. You would have never recognized the Dino I lived with in the books that had been written about him before the “incident.” No one had a clue. No one seemed to. Deb Caletti is the award-winning author of The Queen of Everything; Honey, Baby, Sweetheart; and The Nature of Jade, among others. In addition to being a.

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I still have three Caletti books to read from forever ago, and I hope to read one somewhat soon. People cried and wrapped their arms around themselves and rocked with loss. He’s just this random boy riding on a bike and all of a sudden she’s obsessed with him. Things are starting to get far worse than naming a pet after his enemy. I will warn you upfront, this book has highly mixed reviews, but after a string of no hits between me and the author Xeb Caletti, I can say with conviction that Wild Roses really moved me and stood out as a book that will hold top rank in my Foses shelf.

Caletti The Queen of Everything again plays with themes calettti passion and recklessness in this rich novel.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I don’t know if it was just too much Deb Caletti too soon or if it is just not really good. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She tries everything to keep away from him, but is drawn to him in a way she’s never felt before.


The characters were believable, wlld plot good, and the love story heartwarming, if initially a little hard to believe.

To summarize, I wouldn’t reccomend this book unless you’re looking for a dull, often preachy book with a terribly annoying heroine.

The second thing that really brought me down was the romance. The only reason I gave this more than one star wld because I like Cassie’s wit.

She’s in love with Ian. Overall I found this book to really good and emotional.

Wild Roses: Reviews « Deb Caletti

Some characters may seem less credible e. The paranoia only increases as Dino prepares for an important concert that will reveal new songs for the first time in years.

Thankfully, I liked this wlid much much better. Fortunately, he never crosses that line, but unsurprisingly, he does finally hit someone towards the end of the book.

Caletti probes the links between madness and artistic genius, dsb and stability. To understand that the heart is as vast and as wide as the universe. Caletti explores relationship between genius and madness in her third novel set in the Pacific Northwest. If you want to waste your time reading abou I think its Horrible!

No matter widl horrible Dino is as a person, and no matter how much people may dislike him, all is forgiven when they hear his music. Having Dino Cavalli, world-renown violinist and composer, as your stepfather is nearly impossible. Having a famous and crazy stepfather is harder.

When he goes off anti-depression medication to compose new works, he becomes paranoid. Her dad and grandmother willd fun, too. This is the story of year-old Cassie Logan, an amateur astronomer.


Supposedly there’s an actual, researched link between extreme creativity and mental illness, and I believe it because I’ve seen it with my own eyes. I am finally done ugh this was just not the book for me. It also made me feel mad anxious.

Wild Roses

Copyright Reed Business Information. This novel is a close examination of the unraveling of a family affected by both genius and paranoia.

Dino is a pretentious jerk, but when he goes off his medication to complete a new composition, he starts to slide off the deep end. For her to stand back and let that arseholian Dino talk to Cassie the way he did was unforgiveable in my eyes. I didn’t dive in to deep to the reviews to figure out exactly why that was, but after having read the book I feel like I got a good idea why caletyi people might have mixed feelings in regards to Wild Roses.

Dino really is a walking time bomb rosws matters just go downhill and Cassie begins t Even though this book is written for the teen genre, I found it very enjoyable. Sep 22, FreakPrincess rated it it was amazing. Books by Deb Caletti. This book really took me for a crazy ride. You have every right to pull her from that home and protect her! Man I disliked them both!!