Month: May 2013

Reel Reading for Real Readers: Summer Lovin’ Book Picks

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 Reel Reading for Real Readers will be taking it’s own summer vacation over at threeteacherstalk.com, but we’ll keep the summer reading fun rolling here :-).

And speaking of summer fun…I am in the mood for all things summer:  sun, road trips, extended lazy-afternoon book reading sessions, and a little romance :-).  One book in particular has done this for me:  Gayle Forman’s Just One Day.

A breathtaking journey toward self-discovery and true love, from the author of If I Stay
When sheltered American good girl Allyson “LuLu” Healey first meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem De Ruiter at an underground performance of Twelfth Night in England, there’s an undeniable spark. After just one day together, that spark bursts into a flame, or so it seems to Allyson, until the following morning, when she wakes up after a whirlwind day in Paris to discover that Willem has left. Over the next year, Allyson embarks on a journey to come to terms with the narrow confines of her life, and through Shakespeare, travel, and a quest for her almost-true-love, to break free of those confines.
Just One Day is the first in a sweepingly romantic duet of novels. Willem’s story—Just One Year—is coming soon! (Goodreads.com)

When I truly love a book, I put off the inevitable end.  True to form, I am holding steady in a landing pattern fifty pages until the end, stealing myself to end my journey Forman’s latest teenage Odyssey.


And if you are looking for a summer romance series to lose yourself in, check out Jenny Han’s The Summer I Turned Pretty and it’s trilogy.


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