Reviews by Tag: summer

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The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

The Summer I Turned Pretty

By Jenny Han
4
Rated by
Anna S.
Jul 26, 2022

Belly is headed back to the beach house where her mom’s best friend Susannah and
her two boys stay for the summer. When Belly, Steven (Belly’s brother), and Belly’s
mother get to the beach house, Susannah’s two boys Conrad and Jeremiah notice
that Belly isn’t like their little sister anymore. Belly has always loved Conrad, but when
a boy Belly met at a party named Cam asks Belly out, how could she say no? Belly
likes Cam, but how will he compete with her first love, Conrad?

Teen Review
The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

The Summer I Turned Pretty

By Jenny Han
3
Rated by
Saraphina
Jun 23, 2022

To Belly, everything good and magical happens during the summer. During the summer she stays in a beach house in the town of Cousins with her mom, brother, Susannah, and most importantly Jeremiah and Conrad. They’re the boys Belly has known since her very first summer in Cousins and she’s experienced almost everything with them. However, this summer everything keeps changing, and the more everything changes, the more it all ends up just the way it should’ve been all along.

Teen Review
We’ll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han

We’ll Always Have Summer

By Jenny Han
3
Rated by
Anonymous
Jun 22, 2022

We’ll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han is realistic fiction and the third book in the series. Belly and Jeremiah have been inseparable in university for the past two years since Conrad told her to go with Jeremiah. Except, their relationship isn’t so picture-perfect like Belly had imagined. After Jeremiah makes a horrible and irreversible mistake, Belly rethinks her choice. She isn’t sure if she’s still over Conrad and she isn’t sure if she can forgive Jeremiah.

Teen Review
It’s Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han

It’s Not Summer Without You

By Jenny Han
4
Rated by
Anonymous
Jun 22, 2022

It’s Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han is realistic fiction and the second book in the series. Summer at Cousins Beach isn’t the same anymore. With Susannah’s sickness and Conrad’s care gone, nothing is the same. Belly gets a call from Jeremiah saying Conrad was gone. Belly knows exactly what everyone needs: a summer in Cousins like how it used to be, the three of them ending the summers with the way it started.

Teen Review
The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

The Summer I Turned Pretty

By Jenny Han
4
Rated by
Anonymous
Jun 22, 2022

The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han is a realistic fiction. Isabel (Belly) Conklin has spent every summer of her life at Cousins Beach with her mom’s best friend and her two sons, Conrad and Jeremiah. Every summer, she has been in love with Conrad Fisher. But this summer, she’s grown up and this is the summer where everything changes.

Teen Review
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The Lifeguards

By Amanda Eyre Ward
5
Rated by
Avery
Jun 10, 2022

The Lifeguards by Amanda Eyre Ward, is the perfect summer read. The story follows three moms who all have sons the same age. One night while the three boys Xavier, Bobcat and Charlie, were out riding bikes they came across a dead woman's body. Panicked, the boys and their parents called the police but in fear of being a suspect remained anonymous. The thrilling story switches from different points of view, revealing hidden secrets and unexpected twists.

Teen Review
The People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

The People We Meet on Vacation

By Emily Henry
3
Rated by
Mariam S.
May 24, 2022

The People We Meet on Vacation is a romance novel by Emily Henry. Poppy, the narrator, is an adventurous and driven blogger who also works for a travel magazine, while her best friend Alex is an anxious gym rat who has an English degree and likes staying inside. Ever since they met in college, they’ve taken a fun-filled annual summer vacation together... until two years ago in Croatia. Something happened between them, and they’ve barely spoken since.

Teen Review
The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen

The Rest of the Story

By Sarah Dessen
3
Rated by
Anna S.
May 23, 2022

Emma aka Saylor to some people is headed to a new environment for 3 weeks in the summer. She is going to where her mother grew up. Emma gets to the lake and it is a little awkward at first. These people are her family but she hardly knows them and she is expected to spend 3 weeks here! At first, she has mixed feelings at the lake, but then she meets some people who might just happen to change her mind even if their relationship is complicated. Very complicated. Emma will learn more about her mother’s past before she became an addict and passed away.

Teen Review
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising

By Taylor Jenkins Reid
5
Rated by
Bree N.
May 21, 2022

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid follows the 4 famous Riva family siblings. The story covers what happens in the 24 hours leading up to, during, and after the well-known Riva party as well as the history of their family. Throughout the party secrets will be exposed, punches will be thrown, and the place will go up in flames. Let’s just say the rager will be one to remember. This book was unlike any book I've read before and I absolutely loved it.

Teen Review
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars

By E. Lockhart
4
Rated by
Katherine L.
Dec 16, 2021

Cadence has grown up in a wealthy family that never talks about any of the bad parts of life. Every summer her mother’s family comes together on their private island and, with her group of friends, she has the most amazing summers. But one summer, everything goes wrong. Cadence can’t remember exactly what happens but she isn’t allowed back to the island and everyone in her family is treating her differently. When she returns to the island after some time away she will uncover the events that took place during summer 15.

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