Daphne’s favoriete YA summer reads

Elk jaren komen er weer nieuwe uit: heerlijk boeken om te lezen tijdens de zomer. Ik vind een boek echt een summer read, wanneer het beschikt over een flinke dosis romantiek, het luchtig en vlot is geschreven en ik er een feel good gevoel van krijg. Door de jaren heen zijn er heel wat heerlijke summer reads verschenen. Omdat de zomervakantie vlak voor de deur staat, deel ik met jullie graag mijn favoriete summer reads.

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Review: The Fill-In Boyfriend

Auteur: Kasie West
Pagina’s: 346
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
Publicatie: HarperTeen, december 2015
ISBN: 9780062336385
Rating:

When Gia Montgomery’s boyfriend, Bradley, dumps her in the parking lot of her high school prom, she decides to do the unthinkable…convince the cute guy waiting to pick up his sister to pretend to be her boyfriend for the night. The task is simple: two hours, zero commitment, a few white lies.

The problem is that days after prom, she can’t stop thinking about her fill-in boyfriend. But can Gia turn her fake boyfriend into a real one without exposing her lie and possibly destroying her friendships and her newfound relationship?

Smartly observed and wonderfully romantic, Kasie West’s talent shines in this tale of one girl’s unexpected quest to find love…and possibly herself. (Beschrijving Bol.com)

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Review: The Distance Between Us

TDBU Auteur: Kasie West
Pagina’s: 312
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary
Publicatie: Zilverspoor, juli 2013
ISBN: 9780062235657
Rating:
3 Eikels
Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers learned early that the rich are not to be trusted. And after years of studying them from behind the cash register of her mom’s porcelain doll shop, she has seen nothing to prove otherwise. Enter Xander Spence – he’s tall, handsome, and oozing rich. Despite his charming ways and the fact he seems to be one of the first people who actually gets her, she’s smart enough to know his interest won’t last. Because if there’s one thing she’s learned from her mother’s warnings, it’s that the rich have a short attention span. But just when Xander’s attention and loyalty are about to convince Caymen that being rich isn’t a character flaw, she finds out that money is a much bigger part of their relationship than she’d ever realized. With so many obstacles standing in their way, can they close the distance to each other?

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Review: On The Fence

on the fence coverAuteur: Kasie West
Pagina’s: 296
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
Publicatie: HarperTeen, juli 2014
ISBN: 9780062235671
Rating:
4 Eikels
Charlotte Reynolds, aka Charlie, has always been more comfortable calling the shots on a basketball court than flirting with the opposite sex. So when her police officer dad demands she get a summer job to pay for the latest in a long line of speeding tickets, she’s more than a little surprised to find herself working at a chichi boutique and going out with a boy who has never seen her tear it up in a pickup game. Charlie seeks late-night refuge in her backyard, talking out her problems with her neighbor and honorary fourth brother, Braden, sitting back-to-back against the fence that separates them. Braden may know her better than anyone. But there’s a secret Charlie’s keeping that even he hasn’t figured out-she’s fallen for him. Hard. She knows what it means to go for the win, but if spilling her secret means losing him for good, the stakes just got too high.

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