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Estelle: Since Last Summer by Joanna Philbin

Since Last Summer by Joanna Philbin ( web | tweet ) See review of Rules of Summer. Publication Date: June 3, 2014 Publisher: Little, Brown Pages: 304 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: Hamptons, summer, friendship, relationships, secrets Format read: Bought a hardcover copy. Summary: Isabel and Rory are back in the Hamptons for the summer. This time, Rory is a […]

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August 12, 2014 - 8:32 pm

Alexa S. - Is it a strange thing to say that this review reminded me that I should read Rules of Summer? You know that I adore stories that feature friendship in any way. Plus, the Hamptons is a fun setting! I’m sorry to hear that Since Last Summer didn’t have quite the same effect on you though.

August 12, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Cassie - GIRL. I feel you on this! While I still enjoyed, Rules was DEFINITELY far superior to this installment. I still love our main gals, but I felt the story needed some work and less jumpiness onto NEW characters that weren’t entirely necessary. Maybe some new people should be added NEXT book, but this one? We just didn’t need them all. And I’m a bit over the boyfriend sharing storyline, yes/no?