Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

Book - 2008
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One summer changes everything in this poignant young adult novel about best friends, popularity and an unforgettable summer romance.Colby Cavendish has finally been invited to join the popular clique. Even though it meant ditching her old best friend for Amanda, the coolest girl in school, she'll get to spend her senior year as a member of the in-crowd she's always envied. Colby even hooked up with her long-time crush Levi, who didn't know she existed until she started hanging out with Amanda.Colby is excited about spending summer vacation with her new friends, but her world soon comes crashing down. Her parents begin a messy divorce and send her away to spend the summer in Greece with her aunt. And just like that, Colby finds herself living on a remote island and worrying that her new friends have forgotten about her. But when she falls for a cute Greek native, they strike up something deeper and more intense than a summer fling, and Colby's forced to see herself in a new way... and the life she left behind.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, c2008.
ISBN: 9780312355111
0312355114
Branch Call Number: YA NOEL A
Characteristics: 229 pages ; 21 cm.

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zay_nab22 Mar 26, 2012

I absolutely loved this book. I really want to go to Greece, and the way the scenery is described in this book is magnificent. Great read, recommended to anyone who enjoys love stories, or any of Alyson Noel's books. :)

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matbuster27
Jan 03, 2012

A great read about romance, and tragedy. I enjoyed it a lot.

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EmilyChristopher
Aug 09, 2011

A really good book once you get past how much the main character complains all the time. The setting, however, was absolutely gorgeous, as well as the romance and the ending. I would recommend this book to anyone looking for an enjoyable, uncomplicated plot-line.

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matbuster27
Jan 03, 2012

matbuster27 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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AnamariaMihai
Nov 13, 2010

Colby is stuck on a greecian island with a hot greek boy. TALK ABOUT PARADISE!!!!!!!! :P anyways she complains about how boring it is and how shed rather be with her "best friend" amanda yet soon sees she frinds true love on the island...

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Jan 03, 2012

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