Abbott, Hailey. Summer boys.

Author:Solomon, Joanna
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

ABBOTT, Hailey. Summer boys. Scholastic. 214p. c2004. 0-439-54020-8. $8.99. S

Lighthearted and fun, this boor chronicles the summer holiday of three cousins, Beth, Jamie and Ella. Each has a distinctive style and personality, so it's easy to relate to at least one of them. The cousins vacation with their families at their usual beach houses in Maine. Jamie arrives excited to see her boyfriend from last summer whom she has been away from for a year. Beth arrives with her good friend George, explaining that "she had known right off that she wasn't attracted to him," looking for any kind of romance. Wild Ella, the It girl, arrives in hopes of just having a good time and immediately fixates on her older sister's new boyfriend. As the summer progresses, each...

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