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It's been nine months since Kaitlyn Parker has seen or heard from Martin Sandeke - nine months and five stages of matter. She's lived through the worst of first-love heartbreak and is most certainly stronger (and less likely to hide in science cabinets) than ever before. But now Martin is back, and he wants to be friends. But he's sending mixed signals to the Bunsen burner in Kaitlyn's pants. Will Martin recapture Kaitlyn's heart? Can Kaitlyn and Martin ever be just friends? Or, despite an abundance of chemistry, are some bonds just too unstable to endure?

©2015 Penny Reid (P)2015 Tantor

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  • CrazyBookNerd
  • 23-05-18

Undecided.

Capture by Penny Reid (Audiobook)
Narrated by Cris Dukehart
Series: Elements of Chemistry book 3; Hypothesis 1.3

3.5 Stars - I am going attempt to write this as spoiler free as I can. This was a rollercoaster relationship spread over 3 books. Martin is still a hard guy for me like. Not quite sure what bothers me about him but it’s there. Does Kaitlyn deserve better? Does she stick her head in the sand...er... her closet and therefore confusing her feelings because Martin was her first everything? Could there be anything between her and another someone? Does it feel like she will have a true HEA after this book is over? All questions I have.

Don't get me wrong, Reid’s writing is great and I enjoyed the books. I didn't find them as funny as the other books I have read by her, but still engaging. This series just left me feeling like Kaitlyn’s love life is not finished.

Cris Dukehart did a wonderful job with her narration. I would listen to her again.

~ Paragraphs and Petticoats ~

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  • Sara
  • 01-02-18

Have to read all 3

I liked this series, but I have to say that Parker made me so mad so many times when she assumed Martins feelings. Don’t get me wrong, he was broken in a lot of ways and didn’t always say the right thing, but he was very passionate about things and she was just as mean about things as he was and just made herself feel better, by making up her mind on things. I would get frustrated in the books but I still needed to finish the story. The narrator was great though! She was really good giving the emotions through each character.

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  • Liv
  • 13-08-16

I want a sidekick like Martin, ha!

Would you consider the audio edition of Capture: Elements of Chemistry to be better than the print version?

Well, I only did a semi-dual read via audiobook (mainly) and e-book (for highlighting favorite moments) formats. But for me, having a narrator animate moments is always a bonus when said narrator is as good as Cris Dukehart was.

What other book might you compare Capture: Elements of Chemistry to and why?

I'd compare EOC to On Dublin Street (On Dublin Street #1) by Samantha Young because the heroes Martin and Braden respectively are similar even though their ages are different.

Which scene was your favorite?

I loved the scene that lead Kaitlyn to make the following mental conclusion;

‘He really was my mirror. He was on my side. We were a team. We moved in unison, toward a common goal, and it was a beautiful thing.’ ~Kaitlyn

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

‘Love...is being a sidekick’ - Taken from Kaitlyn's observation ‘Love, I decided, is being a sidekick.’

Any additional comments?

I also really loved Kaitlyn's relationship with her parents. I loved their switch from phone conferences to Skype video calls for their weekly agenda meetings. And the opening conversation she had with her dad made me smile so hugely when I heard it. He really hit the nail on the head when he explained the following;

“We all belong to ourselves, until we have children. Then our children lease us for as long as they want.” ~Kaitlyn’s dad

Overall experience: 4.5 stars / Performance: 5 most-excellent stars / Story: 4.5 stars

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  • jodiod
  • 21-08-15

Barnacles!

I loved this and and really love Penny Reid. The first installment was more immature and I like how the couple grew up. The heroine reminds me of Flat Out Celeste. An adorable portrayal of Aspergers. Great narration too.

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