The Last Summer (of You and Me)

The Last Summer (of You and Me)

Book - 2007
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From the author of the multimillion-copy, #1 bestselling series The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants comes a heartbreaking first adult novel that will resonate as clearly with readers in their forties as it does with readers in their twenties.

Baker & Taylor
A first adult novel by the best-selling author of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series finds a trio of summer friends, including a pair of sisters and a young man entering an early adulthood, marked by budding love, sexual curiosity, a sudden serious illness, and a deep secret. Simultaneous.

& Taylor

Sisters Alice and Riley reunite with their childhood friend, Paul, at the beach community where they spent summers growing up, but a blossoming romance between Alice and Paul, a serious illness, and a dark family secret force the trio to leave their innocence behind.

Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Audio, 2007
ISBN: 9780143057666
Characteristics: 7CDs; 9hrs ; cm


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Aug 30, 2017

personally, i think this book is a bit too much for young readers. i would recommend this book to ages 14+, but overall it was great🙂

May 26, 2015

I thought this book was great! I have not read her other works but this was a great page turner that really pulls you in. It had some sad parts but it's still a great story. I highly recommend it for anyone wanting a nice summer read! I'd give it five stars!

loonylovesgood Aug 08, 2013

This was ok. I think Ann Brashares's style of writing is more suited to young adult novels, though.

Jul 11, 2012

Disappointing. The characters weren't very likeable, and the plot line was depressing. Not the fun "beach read" I was hoping for.

Jul 02, 2012

A good read, but not as good as her other work. The book doesn't explain actions and motivations of characters as well as many other stories. Good summer book read.

spomincica Aug 09, 2011

The story was OK, and it was a quick, mostly sweet story about two sisters and their friend; except for the fact that too many pages were spent on sex.

Jul 18, 2011

A great summer read for the cottage! I got pulled into the lives of the characters as they lived through that summer on Fire Island and the following months.

Jul 13, 2010

A quick and altogether engrossing summer read. Very enjoyable, but not quite as affecting as Brashares' Traveling Pants series. A solid adult novel debut.

Feb 09, 2010

I loved this book and read it very quickly as it retained my interest from page to page, chapter to chapter. The only thing I wanted to mention is that the dialogue is totally unrealistic... They say things that you wouldn't normally say in a conversation. I often had to re-read dialogue between characters to assure I had a full understanding of what they meant or what the hidden message was behind their words.

But all in all, it was an amazing story! I can't wait to read Ann Brashare's future Adult Fiction novels!

Apr 10, 2009

very awesome book its about love and friendship and a page turner this book was i loved it :D

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