Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr Holly is the typical plain girl heroine of so many young adult novels. Dominic is the heartthrob drummer. Holly Dayton is about to go way out of her comfort zoneSpending Christmas vacation on a cruise with her two cousins from hell isn’t Holly’s idea of a good. Decked with Holly by Marni Bates – book cover, description, publication history.

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I think I might have gritted my teeth once. Since this novel is told from both Holly and Dominic’s POVs you get to see how each one of them really feels and you just ,arni to smack them and tell them to just get on with it and get together already.

She was awkward and weird and loved to draw. I liked the friendship between those two although it was full of banter and quick witted conversations but it was really enjoyable to see their relationship.

As I said about the age, I do wish the writing had been more Nov 29, Riki rated it really liked it Shelves: What did I dith, then?

There is one paragraph at the end that is pretty deep, be prepared. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. And honestly, how can you not like a book with a cute main character named Holly? Nick is the drummer for a famous rock group who is trying to get away from the grind of his life in order to relax, but all of that goes to pot when Holly runs into his room, throws up in his bathroom due to extreme seasickness, and ends up getting pepper sprayed by him in the process.


Intentionally blurred because it reveals plot for Book Two. A fun teen, holiday read. But it was cute. Everyone was incredibly patient with me.

Bafes shows a realistic batfs of celebrity and I thought seeing Holly pushed into this was really interesting.

Decked with Holly | Marni Bates

Trust me, the last thing Brazilians want is for me to mangle their beautiful language. I’m behind deadline, but I still couldn’t put it down.

I felt the same way. Lists with This Book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Every misstep had me turning pages to find out how Holly would get out of her latest predicament. Dominic Wyatt, her supposed foil, is a rock star a la Justin Bieber or One Direction, and he just wants a break.

This site uses cookies. I have to sit down, take a deep breath and an even bigger sip of coffeeand keep writing until I reach the end.

Suddenly, rumors are swirling and Holly’s face is captured on countless phones and plastered all over the Internet.

The tabloids accuse him of hitting this mystery woman Hollyand in order to kill the rumors he strikes a deal with her to be his fake-girlfriend. It’s a shame the one she chose came with it’s own set of problems. I want to give Brazil a big hug too. No drinking was involved in the making of these photos. I can’t really form sentences at this point, so this review will have to do, sorry. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.

While I wish both of the characters acted closer to their ages 18 and 21it wasn’t something that bugged me too much. It excels with plenty of witty dialogue, fun holiday moments, and features a cute romance sure to keep you on your toes Her ability to act whenever she had to made me laugh and surprised me a lot, because she’s suprisingly good.


Super adorable bookclub selection. Spending Christmas vacation on a cruise with her two cousins from hell isn’t Holly’s idea of a good time. It would have been a whole lot harder for me to move on without that closure. I also have a short story for an anthology that needs to be edited More on that later! The characters were pretty much what I expected in this kind of story: There was plenty of humor and I liked the alternating viewpoints. Oh, and I watched this clip from the West Wing.

Exchanged tons of advice. A gorgeous guy calling himself Nick.

There is also a penguin named Nils Olav who was knighted in Norway. Deckfd review was originally posted on Read Me Away. Both Holly and Dominic were fun to read about, and their meet cute was super funny and kind of gross at the same time.

I bribe myself with the promise of Thai food. I wasn’t expecting to stay up late finishing this book!

Decked with Holly

There’s definitely chemistry between them, and Bates’ writing conveys their complicated relationship very well. Some of the secondary characters, especially Holly’s horrible aunt and cousins, were way too cardboard for my taste. My mom opened a fabulous quilt store in Ashland, Oregon called Sew Creative.

Well that was a nice quick read.