Twenty Boy Summer

Twenty Boy Summer

eBook - 2009
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"Don't worry, Anna. I'll tell her, okay? Just let me think about the best way to do it."
"Promise me? Promise you won't say anything?"
"Don't worry." I laughed. "It's our secret, right?"

According to her best friend Frankie, twenty days in Zanzibar Bay is the perfect opportunity to have a summer fling, and if they meet one boy ever day, there's a pretty good chance Anna will find her first summer romance. Anna lightheartedly agrees to the game, but there's something she hasn't told Frankie---she's already had that kind of romance, and it was with Frankie's older brother, Matt, just before his tragic death one year ago.

Beautifully written and emotionally honest, this is a debut novel that explores what it truly means to love someone and what it means to grieve, and ultimately, how to make the most of every single moment this world has to offer.

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers


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ArapahoeKati Jun 28, 2017

Compelling and thoughtful book about friendship. Highly recommend!

Aug 13, 2015

Awesome book, very well written!

Aug 31, 2014

Outstanding. Very well written.

Jul 26, 2014

read this book twice, both times i loved it! made me cry. it is a fantastic read and i love everything about it. i totally recommend it!

Funnyhunnii Jul 06, 2014

To be honest I judged this book by the blurb and thought it was going to be boring. Totally wrong! This was a good read to start off the summer!

Jan 26, 2013

Love this book with all my heart. Have to read it at least once a year...Should probably buy it :P Wonderful book, still makes me cry.

Oct 09, 2012

This is my Favourite book ever! I recommend it to people who love romance books and kinda sad books! LOVE IT!!!! :D

22971003jk Oct 01, 2012

for romance the story was good at and it was a good book :) and summer i turned pretty series is absolutely one of fav books :D

zay_nab22 Jun 18, 2012

This is my absolute FAVOURITE book!! It was beautifully written, and I cried on like every page. I recommend it to everyone.

Jul 07, 2011

this book was unexpectedly meaningful, the title may have been misleading but the story was very deep. I found that it was similar to 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' by Jenny Han, there were similar concepts, such as death, love, etc. very enjoyable for the summer :)

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Aug 13, 2015

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Nov 08, 2014

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Jan 13, 2013

taylorsophia thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 19

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Feb 02, 2011

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Sep 04, 2011

Like the stars, fading with the halo of the vanishing moon. Like the ocean, falling and whispering against the shore. Nothing ever really goes away - it just changes into something else. Something beautiful.

Sep 04, 2011

When I kissed Sam I was so scared of erasing Matt. But now i know that I could never erase him. He'll always be part of me - just in a different way.

Sep 04, 2011

I hold my breath as Aunt Jayne sets the table for dinner, knowing that if the slightest feather falls on this thin mist of peace, everything will shatter. Sometimes I think we all feel guilty for being happy, and as soon as we catch ourselves acting like everything is okay, someone remembers it's not.


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Funnyhunnii Jul 06, 2014

Matt, Frankie, and Anna are three peas in a pod. The just grew up together.But, soon enough Frankie's older brother Matt is going off to collage. Anna has always had her crush on him hidden and, maybe always will. Until, the night of her birthday were a harmless cake fight with Matt turned into a first kiss. After that the late night dates and sneaking out commence. Until it all ends on one trip with the three of them. When Anna woke up to the cries of her family's and Frankie's just Frankie's Family. Not Matt and Frankie's, Matt was no longer in the equation. He was gone. Months later Frankie and her family go on a trip and Anna is tagging along. Frankie has this list to make this summer the best which includes hooking up twenty boys. With Frankie not
knowing about Matt and Anna's secret relationship.There friendship is on rocks and, secret not only from Anna are reveled.


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