- By Jacquelyn White
- Posted Sunday, July 1, 2018
Summer has arrived
"In the summer, the days were long, stretching into each other. Out of school, everything was on pause and yet happening at the same time, this collection of weeks when anything was possible."
?Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride
Forever in love by Susane Colasanti
Three New York City roommates struggle to deal with personal challenges, with Sadie and her brother confronting their shared traumatic past, Darcy trying not to slip into her old immature ways, and Rosanna wanting to establish self-confidence.
I see London, I see France by Sarah Mlynowski
Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and a half weeks travelling through Europe with her childhood best friend Leela. Their plans include Eiffel Tower selfies, eating cocco gelato, and making out with tres hot strangers. Her plans do not include Leela’s cheating ex-boyfriend showing up on the flight to London, falling for the cheating ex-boyfriend’s tres hot friend, monitoring her mother’s spiralling mental health via texts, or feeling like the rope in a friendship tug of war. In this hilarious and unforgettable adventure, New York Times bestselling author Sarah Mlynowski tells the story of a girl learning to navigate secret romances, thorny relationships, and the London Tube. As Sydney zigzags through Amsterdam, Switzerland, Italy, and France, she must learn when to hold on, when to keep moving, and when to jump into the Riviera...wearing only her polka dot underpants.
The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone
"Sadie Sullivan's pre-senior year summer changes for the better when she and four other teens band together to right local wrongs, but the Unlikelies and their heady new friendships soon face obstacles that could tear them apart"--.
Grit by Gillian French
Darcy, who has a reputation and is used to rumours swirling around her, wrestles with what happened the same night her friend disappeared the previous summer and struggles with the weight of the dark secret she and her cousin share.
Textrovert by Lindsey Summers
Shy Keeley and outgoing jock Talon have accidentally mixed up their cell phones before Talon leaves for football camp, and find themselves falling for each other as they forward their messages over the course of a week.
Eight days on planet Earth by Cat Jordan
On the same day Matty Jones's father disappears, Priya, a strange girl appears on his family farm claiming to be awaiting the return of her spaceship, driving Matty to start believing in all the things he can't see.
Dreamland burning by Jennifer Latham
"When Rowan finds a skeleton on her family's property, investigating the brutal, century-old murder leads to painful discoveries about the past. Alternating chapters tell the story of William, another teen grappling with the racial firestorm leading up to the 1921 Tulsa race riot, providing some clues to the mystery"--.