Saturday, August 20, 2011

Sixteenth Summer by Michelle Dalton

Sixteenth Summer by Michelle Dalton
Published by Simon Pulse
304 pages
genera- Romantic Realistic
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Rating- 3

It's Anna's sixteenth summer and she is ready for a change! out with the lazy summers of working at her parents ice cream shop and swimming in the ocean with her two best friends Caroline and Sam. or now more appropriately CarolineandSam, because since they started dating they seem to be joined at the hip, a change that Anna's not so sure how she feels about. Anna's ready for something new and different. When Anna meets Will, a tourist from New york, she falls for him fast. Hes perfect, and wonderful, and they spend the summer in a blissful romance. Anna cant stop the lurking thought in her mind that in just a  few months will will be leaving her, back to new york and the busy world that Anna has only seen in her dreams. And she cant stop wondering whether one summer is worth the heart break.

Sixteenth Summer was super cute. Sweet as the ice cream that Anna is constantly around, and the perfect book to read directly after I read the bloodbath that was the last chapter of The Tower of Parlen Min. I read this on my laptop during the 2 day drive from Marco Island to Chicago and with sixteenth summer, the time went by fast. I smiled from ear to ear the whole time. It was great beach read and I'm glad that i read it. :)

You know that feeling where you need a cheesy romance novel, this one is perfect. It's simple and happy and supper girly. It's everything you'd think a book called Sixteenth Summer would be like, but with witty dialogue, great characters, and a cute little tourist town setting. I only gave it a three because this book probably isn't for everyone. I was in the mood for a sappy romance and this one was perfect for it. but this isn't the type of book I read a lot of the time, still great though! :)

Happy day!

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