Rating Clarification 4.5 StarsHarmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly falls in that coveted category of hard to put down This story captured my attention almost immediately and despite a hectic couple of days, I kept running back to this book at every free moment to readabout Drea and her life Harmonic Feedback really did move me and kept me glued to the pages from beginning to end.I was pleasantly surprised by the content of the book It wasn t until I was about to start reading it did I disco Rating Clarification 4.5 StarsHarmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly falls in that coveted category of hard to put down This story captured my attention almost immediately and despite a hectic couple of days, I kept running back to this book at every free moment My review can also be found on my blog Collections.Sometimes there are books that end up being very different than what I first imagined from reading the book s summary This book is definitely one of them I love when that happens because usually it ends up being even better than I imagined I loved Drea, Justin, and Naomi They were awesome and good people I may not have exactly their problems, but I do have my own, and I could easily relate to their characters When I read the book s summa My review can also be found on my blog Collections.Sometimes there are books that end up being very different than what I first imagined from reading the book s summary This book is definitely one of them I love when that happens because usually it ends up being even better than I imagined I loved Drea, Justin, and Naomi They were awesome and good people I may not have exactly their problems, but I do have my own, and I could easily relate to their characters When I read the book s summary and looked at the cover which fit perfectly, btw , I thought the entire book would be dark and serious But it wasn t On almost every page there was something that cracked me up Not that I m saying there aren t any dark and serious moments because there definitely is And I definitely cried I still feel like crying Music is a part of this book, but if you re worried you won t recognize the musicians, it s okay It doesn t take over, which I liked Although, TBR Reduce Challenge 6 2011 Alexa To be honest I don t like books set to music, which I m ashamed to admit I thought this was one of them Hence why it took me so long to read this Still a couple of friends recommended this to me, so thanks to Nic and Alexa also for picking it for my challenge.This book was really something Harmonic Feedback is a great story about three friends, self discovery, understanding who you are, who others want to be and what you can do to change your past It s a TBR Reduce Challenge 6 2011 Alexa To be honest I don t like books set to music, which I m ashamed to admit I thought this was one of them Hence why it took me so long to read this Still a couple of friends recommended this to me, so thanks to Nic and Alexa also for picking it for my challenge.This book was really something Harmonic Feedback is a great story about three friends, self discovery, understanding who you are, who others want to be and what you can do to change your past It s about moving on, letting go and looking forward.Drea is a complex character with real issues, and while I don t have her exact issues, I could still easily relate to her I like how blunt and honest she is She doesn t hold anything back but at the same time she s crawling I really had trouble rating this book I did enjoy it, the ending even made me cry and I finished it in a few hours last night I couldn t stop reading and was totally caught up in the story, but now, after sleeping on it, I don t feel quite so strongly about it any Yesterday, I would have rated Harmonic Feedback four stars But when I think about it now, I don t really see myself going back to re read it While the story was well done and the ending touched me, it obviously didn t leave a I really had trouble rating this book I did enjoy it, the ending even made me cry and I finished it in a few hours last night I couldn t stop reading and was totally caught up in the story, but now, after sleeping on it, I don t feel quite so strongly about it any Yesterday, I would have rated Harmonic Feedback four stars But when I think about it now, I don t really see myself going back to re read it While the story was well done and the ending touched me, it obviously didn t leave a huge impact on me What bothered me Drea loves music, and her greatest talent lies in producing and mixing sounds together Okay, I don t know anything about producing and the author lost me quickly when Drea was talking I wasn t sure what to expect out of this book when I started reading it I had heard great things about the protagonist, Drea, and that Kelly had done a really good job at writing the thought processes of a character on the autism spectrum That s what interested me, and that s why I read the book As for plot specifics, I kind of didn t care I was farinterested in the characters I think that was the right way to go into this book.The characters are, far and away, the best part Drea s t I wasn t sure what to expect out of this book when I started reading it I had he With only 3 stars it may seem like I didn t like it very much, but that s not really the case There were things that I just really didn t like Or maybe the better word is that I didn t get Quick Overview Drea and her mom have just moved from San Francisco to Bellingham, Washington to move in with her hard to please grandmother Their first day there, a purple haired girl named Naomi from across the street talks to Drea and surprisingly seems to like her, despite the way she acts and her obse With only 3 stars it may seem like I didn t like it very much, but that s not really the case There were things that I just really didn t like Or maybe Wow What an amazing debut novel about friendship, love and music It is a beautifully written story filled with characters that capture your heart I could have easily devour it in one sitting, it was an effortless read While the plot is good the ending took me by suprise , it is the characters that shine I adore Drea, she is such a unique, straight forward, honest character that inspires you to be a better person Justin is sweet, gorgeous Kim tattoos and piercings, yummy and a caring f Wow What an amazing debut novel about friendship, love and music It is a beautifully written story filled with characters that capture your heart I could have easily devour it in one sitting, it was an effortless read While the plot is good the ending took me by suprise , it is the characters that shine I adore Drea, she is such a unique, straight forward, honest character that inspires you to be a better person Justin is sweet, gorgeous Kim tattoos and piercings, yummy and a caring friend I liked Drea and Justin romance how it developed from friendship to romance never feeling rushed or fake Naomi is funny and wild and I loved how she instantly accepted Drea I think everybody will be able to find a character that they can relate to, as most of us would have struggled one way or another as a teenage Sixteen Year Old, Music And Sound Design Obsessed Drea Doesn T Have Friends She Has, As She S Often Reminded, Issues Drea S Mom And A Rotating Band Of Psychiatrists Have Settled On A Touch Of Asperger S Having Just Moved To The Latest In A String Of New Towns, Drea Meets Two Other Outsiders And Naomi And Justin Seem To Actually Like Drea The Three Of Them Form A Band After An Impromptu, Portishead Comparison Worthy Jam After School Justin Swiftly Challenges Not Only Drea S Preference For Poe Over Black Lab But Also Her Perceived Inability To Connect With Another Person Justin, Against All Odds, May Even Like Like Drea It S Obvious That Drea Can T Hide Behind Her Sound Equipment Any But Just When She S Found Not One But Two True Friends, Can She Stand To Lose One Of Them Tara Kelly has a knack for writing engaging stories In fact, this is the second book by her that I have read in nearly one sitting But while her writing can certainly grab a hold of me, it doesn t have a particularly strong grip I was engaged while I was reading but didn t spend much time thinking about it when I put it down Still, Harmonic Feedback is an interesting novel with a unique voice.Said unique voice is a result of heroine Drea s touch of Asperger s In this case, touch of Asper Tara Kelly has a knack for writing engaging stories In fact, this is the second book by her that I have read in nearly one sitting But while her writing can certainly grab a hold of me, it doesn t have a particularly strong grip I was engaged while I was reading but didn t spend much time thinking about it when I put it down Still, Harmonic Feedback is an interesting novel with a unique voice.Said unique voice is a result of heroine Drea s touch of Asperger s In this case, touch of Asperger s means the inability to recognize social cues or sarcasm and difficulty censoring her spoken thoughts She also dresses like Courtney Love back when she was the girl with the most cake As you can imagine Drea is a real hit on the first day at a new school Despite her social awkwardness, Drea attra What an amazing book.It s refreshing and honest and not at all awkward which I was initially apprehensive about At its heart, it s a love story, and a story of friendship and mothers and daughters Despite Drea s Aspergers,