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.
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)
Auteur: Kasie West Pagina’s: 312 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publicatie: Zilverspoor, juli 2013 ISBN: 9780062235657 Rating:
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?
Auteur: Kasie West Pagina’s: 296 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publicatie: HarperTeen, juli 2014 ISBN: 9780062235671 Rating:
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.