The Summer After You and Me by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski

The Summer After You and Me by Jennifer Salvato DoktorskiThe Summer After You and Me by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: 5 May 2015
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Source: Publisher
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Rating: four-stars

Will it be a summer of fresh starts or second chances?

For Lucy, the Jersey Shore isn't just the perfect summer escape, it's home. As a local girl, she knows not to get attached to the tourists. They breeze in during Memorial Day weekend, crowding her costal town and stealing moonlit kisses, only to pack up their beach umbrellas and empty promises on Labor Day. Still, she can't help but crush on charming Connor Malloy. His family spends every summer next door, and she longs for their friendship to turn into something deeper.

Then Superstorm Sandy sweeps up the coast, bringing Lucy and Connor together for a few intense hours. Except nothing is the same in the wake of the storm, and Lucy is left to pick up the pieces of her broken heart and her broken home. Time may heal all wounds, but with Memorial Day approaching and Connor returning, Lucy's summer is sure to be filled with fireworks.

Once in a while, I am pleasantly surprised by how much I’m enjoying reading a book I wasn’t sure I’d like. This was definitely the case with The Summer After You and Me – I requested it because it looked like a cute, fun read but was unprepared for how much I liked Lucy, the main character, and the unique way in which chapter opens. Also, I really liked the main love interest guy and that almost never happens with me. Continue reading