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Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief by Rosie Somers

Most sixteen-year-olds shouldn’t know where museums keep their rarest jewels (the basement) and they really shouldn’t know that vans make the worst getaway cars. But for Marisol Flores, a life of jewel thievery is a birthright handed down from generation to generation, even if she didn’t ask for it. So when a rival thief targets Mari and her mother, Mari’s more than happy to flee to the anonymity of bustling New York City. Blending in is a dream come true for Mari, but keeping her former thieving ways a secret gets way more complicated when handsome Will Campbell sets his sights on her. She can’t help but like his terrible puns and charming grin…but when her past catches up with her, it’s not only her life—and her anonymity—that’s at stake. Will could be the next target.  

 About the Author: Rosie Somers is a beach-going book addict who’s been crafting stories since before she learned her ABCs. When she’s not busy trying to bring the characters in her head to life on paper, she can be found volunteering with local animal rescues, crocheting funky hats for her friends, or eating herself into the poorhouse at Chipotle. Her fondest dream is to one day own a goat. Author Blog: rosiesomers.blogspot.com
Author Twitter: @prosyrosie
Author Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProsyRosie/
Author Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8281027.Rosie_Somers    

Spoilers Free Review!
3.5 Stars!

Teens living unusual lives are on of my soft spots. I enjoy stories where teens 'have different jobs'. So, this was a book I knew I wasn't going to pass up. It was a good read, I kinda want a little more of the 'Jewel Thief' side of her life. We got a little bit, a little tease but other than that, it's just what I was looking for. The lead character Mari moves back to New York to go into hiding. Her father's side of the family comes from a long line of Jewel Thieves. ( World of love to know more about the history side of her family.) We follow her as she's in hiding and how that plays out. Her mother is a good side character who plays a role in the story than just a parents role. This is a swoony, action story with a strong girl who followers her heart.

Characters: We get to know the tips of these characters, there's so much more to these characters, I wish we got to know more of them. (This felt like a first book in a series so I hoping there's more.) The lead, Mari, journals a lot, and I found those parts to be the best-written parts.

Plot: This plot of simple, with a few little twist. I could see one of the twist coming, but it planned out different than what I thought was going to happen.

Writing: I really enjoyed author Rosie Somers writing. Her pacing of writing, flow and styles made this book great.

Didn't like: I found that the Mari and Will falling for each other happened a little too fast.

Other than that this was a cheesy swoon, with a little bit of kick-butting book.

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief was read and reviewed part of a blog tour but all these thoughts are all mine and what I truly think of this book.

My phone rings. The tinny chime splits the silence and
cuts through the romance of the moment, but I don’t move
to answer it. Maybe if I stay just like I am, he’ll still kiss me.
“You gonna answer that?” Will’s voice is a breathy
almost-whisper against my lips.


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