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The Last Summer Riley And Alice, Two Sisters Now In Their Twenties, And As Fiercely Different As They Are Loyal, Have Spent Every Summer At Their Parents Modest Beach House On New York S Fire Island Each Year, They Return To The House And Community They Have Known Since They Were Children And To Paul, The Boy Next Door But This Summer Marks A Season Of Change Budding Love And Sexual Interest, An Illness, And A Deep Secret Force All Three To Confront The Increasing Complexities Of Their Lives And Friendships.

Ann Brashares grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with three brothers and attended a Quaker school in the D.C area called Sidwell Friends She studied Philosophy at Barnard College, part of Columbia University in New York City Expecting to continue studying philosophy in graduate school, Ann took a year off after college to work as an editor, hoping to save money for school Loving her job, she ne Ann Brashares grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with three brothers and attended a Quaker school in the D.C area called Sidwell Friends She studied Philosophy at Barnard College, part of Columbia University in New York City Expecting to continue studying philosophy in graduate school, Ann took a year off after college to work as an editor, hoping to save money for school Loving her job, she never went to graduate school, and instead, remained in New York City and worked as an editor for many years Ann made the transition from editor to full time writer with her first novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann and her husband live with their three children in New York

➪ The Last Summer  Read ➲ Author Ann Brashares – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Hardcover
  • 306 pages
  • The Last Summer
  • Ann Brashares
  • English
  • 10 June 2019
  • 1594489173

10 thoughts on “The Last Summer

  1. says:

    The characters in this book all annoyed the crap out of me I love you I hate you I love you And hate you It s a thin line between love and hate, yes It s also a thin line between me reading this and barfing They all deserved each other, which was the saving grace of it all.

  2. says:

    I m only halfway through with this but I already have some thoughts 1 If this had come out while I was in high school, I would have LOVED it You would have seen me clutching it all moony eyed for days So when the reviews say that this is for the fans of the traveling pants series who are all grown up now no, I don t think so I think it s for the young ladies who are just getting into the traveling pants I like to think that I m still in touch enough with my 16 year old self that I s...

  3. says:

    Alice is an annoying girl who spends the entire book whining about her childhood friend Paul Does he love me No he doesn t love me Wait DOES HE LOVE ME No I don t think he loves me.Paul is an annoying guy who spends the entire book angsting about Alice I don t love Alice I CAN T love Alice Wait I think I DO love Alice But does she love me NO, THIS CAN NEVER BE THIS SHOULD NEVER BE.Then they get together and spend the entire middle of the book having sex in various locations His bed, Alice is an annoying girl who spends the entire book whining about her childhood friend Paul Does he love me No he doesn t love me Wait DOES HE LOVE ME No I don t think he loves me.Paul is an annoying guy w...

  4. says:

    This is the author s first adult book following her string of Traveling Pants novels for young adults It s about three people two sisters and their next door neighbor and summers spent living the island life Riley s the older sister, outdoors driven to the point where she eshews normal relationships and activities with which others her age are consumed Alice, her amazingly beautiful, selfless and smart younger sister and Paul, the rich, semi tortured as all stereotypical rich ki This is the author s first adult book following her string of Traveling Pants novels for young adults It s about three people two sisters and their next door neighbor and summers spent living the island life Riley s the older sister, outdoors driven to the point where she eshews normal relationships and activities with which others her age are consumed Alice, her amazingly beautiful, selfless and smart younger sister and Paul, the rich, semi tortured as all stereotypical rich kids are boy next door and Riley s best, platonic friend.Here come the spoilers.It s an easy, quick read, no question But also one of the most predictable stories and often frustrati...

  5. says:

    I cannot stop raving about this book To me, this book is a gem that holds a special place in my heart, because it is very perspective, raw with emotions, and just the right book I ve been looking for.I am officially in love with the very mature way Ann Brashares explains her story The plot, to me, is very simple, the way I like it nothing overly dramatic, everything falls in place naturally I love how the author knows each character perfectly we can t just imagine how they look, but also I cannot stop raving about this book To me, this book is a gem that holds a special place in my heart, because it is very perspective, raw with emotions, and just the right book I ve been looking for.I am officially in love with the very mature way Ann Brashares explains her story The plot, to me, is very simple, the...

  6. says:

    This might be the hardest review for me to write I hope someone reads it When people ask me what my favorite book is I always say Pride and Prejudice, and that isn t really the truth any The truth is that The Last Summer of You and Meis my favorite It has been for years I love Elizabeth Bennet dearly but Alice is where it s at for me I want to be her She s so kind and gentle and lovely I love the dynamic between the three of them I want to run to Fire Island and find my own Pau This might be the hardest review for me to write I hope someone reads it When people ask me what my favorite book is I always say Pride and Prejudice, and that isn t really the truth any The truth is that The Last Summer of You and Meis my favorite It has been for years I love Elizabeth Bennet dearly but Alice is where it s at for me I want to be her She s so kind and gentle and lovely I love the dynamic between the three of them I want to run to Fire Island and find my own Paul I want to hunt crab and see the different kinds of beaches and eat egg sandwiches while the sun comes up I don t know what it is about this particular story Ann Brashares touches me with this one like no one can Her words drip off the page, slashing little pangs in my heart Br...

  7. says:

    Eh Definitely a light and easy read I found her writing style somewhat annoying I feel like she was trying too hard to be philosophical or sound intelligent She s big on using contrasts Over and over She would write things like She didn t know if he neededor less of her Maybe neither Maybe both Maybe it s always both It got tiresome I also had trouble feeling for the characters Probably because I thought how they handled the situation was completely...

  8. says:

    The Last Summer of You Me , by Ann Brashares the author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series is an adult novel which tells the story of three friends siblings Paul, Riley, and Alice Each is in their early twenties, and like the generation they belong to, they re still on the cusp between childhood and adulthood, trying to figure out who they are and their relationships with each other and the rest of the world Riley is especially immature at twenty five she still makes a The Last Summer of You Me , by Ann Brashares the author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series is an adult novel which tells the story of three friends siblings Paul, Riley, and Alice Each is in their early twenties, and like the generation they belong to, they re still on the cusp between childhood and adulthood, trying to figure out who they are and their relationships with each other and the rest of the world Riley is especially immature at twenty five she still makes a career out of being a lifeguard and has yet to enter into any sort of romantic relationship But she s always been the leader, encouraging her sister Alice and her best friend Paul to cling to childhood traditions and to reject the pretentiousness of adult pleasures Because they love her they agree, but everything becomescomplicated when Paul and Alice fall in love Guilt compels them to keep their relationship hidden from Riley However, when Riley becomes seriously ill the strength of their love is tested, and ...

  9. says:

    After reading this book, I m just wondering why didn t I read this before It has been really long since a book had obsessed me to the point I can t stop reading it, and I can t stop thinking about it It s the story of two sisters, Riley and Alice and Riley s best friend, Paul, they have known each other since years 3 years after their last meeting in their beach house, they re all grown up and some relationships have changed But then something terrible happens.I only put 4 stars, because After reading this book, I m just wondering why didn t I read this before It has been really long since a book had obsessed me to the point I can t stop reading it, and I can t stop thinking about it It s the story of two sisters, Riley and Alice and Riley s best friend, Paul, they have known each other since years 3 years after their last meeting in their beach house, they re all grown up and some relationships have changed But then something terrible happens.I only put 4 stars, because I thou...

  10. says:

    Quite a disappointment for me, as I ve really enjoyed Brasheare s Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series Or at least the two that I ve read I have a high tolerance for frequently trod tropes if a I really like the characters for whatever reason and 2 the writing is engaging and surprising Unfortunately, the main characters make me want to hit them over the head with very large bricks over and over again and I felt that I could see the plot turns coming several chapters ahead of time Quite a disappointment for me, as I ve really enjoyed Brasheare s Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series Or at least the tw...

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