BOOK HOARDER’S SELECTION, is a feature of Reading In Winter, which will feature one book from my collection that I plan to read in the coming week. These are NOT review books, but books I’ve purchased, which have been neglected for a long time.
AUTHOR: Huntley Fitzpatrick
HOW LONG I’VE HAD IT: Since September — I won a copy of this from Kate at Ex Libris!
WHY I’M READING IT: I think it’s pretty obvious. First of all, we have that BEAUTIFUL cover! Second, everyone who has read this book seems to love it. Third, I feel like I’m the only person who hasn’t read this book yet! Fourth, it’s a LOVE STORY! First romances! Kissing!!
SYNOPSIS: A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another
“One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”
The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase’s family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself?
A dreamy summer read, full of characters who stay with you long after the story is over.
Have you read this book?
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