After Summer (Summer Boys Series #3)

After Summer (Summer Boys Series #3)

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by Hailey Abbott
     
 

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As the leaves turn golden, everyone's favorite beach girls are dealing with romantic dramas in their respective hometowns. Tomboy Beth is worried that her true love, George, is changing -- and not for the best. Meanwhile, naughty Ella meets a boy at school who is (gasp!) an even bigger flirt than she is. College girl Kelsi hates how her boyfriend treats her… See more details below

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As the leaves turn golden, everyone's favorite beach girls are dealing with romantic dramas in their respective hometowns. Tomboy Beth is worried that her true love, George, is changing -- and not for the best. Meanwhile, naughty Ella meets a boy at school who is (gasp!) an even bigger flirt than she is. College girl Kelsi hates how her boyfriend treats her differently around his frat posse. And shy dreamer Jamie falls hard for a pompous trust fund boy at her posh boarding school. Everything comes to a head at an eventful Thanksgiving, and the four cousins come away wiser about life and love.

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Children's Literature - Jeanna Sciarrotta
After yet another summer, boy-crazy cousins Beth, Ella, and Kelsi all seem to have settled down. Beth has found true love in long time boyfriend George, even after the summer drama that almost ended their relationship in book two of this series. Ella, who prides herself in her appearance and flirtatious personality, has finally let a summer fling carry over to the school year and, though perfect boyfriend Jeremy lives miles away, Ella is sure the long-distance relationship can be worked out. Ella's self-conscious older sister, Kelsi, finds that her inexperience may play a big role in whether or not her boyfriend Tim can handle her no-sex policy after he lets his whole fraternity think they are sleeping together. The new school year turns out to be almost as dramatic as the steamy summer they all left behind as these girls try to hold on to their summer loves or, in Ella's case, decide if the new boy is hotter then the one she already has. This novel, like the other "Summer Boys Novels" in this best selling series, is written in alternating viewpoints that the reader has to be aware of, or they might end up very confused. Also a bit confusing is the fourth cousin Jamie, who makes a few cameos in online discussions but does not get her own chapters. The reader is left unsure of her role in the novel. Overall this novel quenches a teenager's thirst for drama, boys, and teenage scandal, but has no place in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439863674
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Summer Boys Series, #3
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
820L (what's this?)
Age Range:
14 Years

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