Five Summers

Five Summers

Book - 2013
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Emma, Skylar, Jo, and Maddie met when they were ten years old - during their first summer at Camp Nedoba. Their friendship was sealed with a pact and five summers of warm days on the dock followed by giggled secrets in the bunks.

But on the last night of the final summer of camp, Emma and Adam Loring almost kissed on the big rocks by the lake. Adam leaned in but Emma chickened out and ran off with a regret she'd lug around like a sleeping bag every summer afterward. And Emma wasn't the only one. Her best friends were all making their own mistakes that night as well - mistakes they'd soon have to face.

Now seventeen, all four friends have come back to camp for reunion weekend. A lot has changed since their last night around the campfire three years earlier. As each girl's secrets bubble to the surface, tensions between them threaten to destroy their golden memories. Emma, Skylar, Jo, and Maddie - four girls who couldn't be more different, brought together by the bonds of summer - must remember that true friendship is what gets you past the meanest boys and through the toughest times.

Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c2013
ISBN: 9781595146724
Branch Call Number: YA FIC LaMar 3558
Characteristics: 378 p
Alternative Title: 5 summers


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Mar 05, 2017

Emma, Skylar, Jo and Maddie haven't been back at camp since they were kids, and now they are at their three year reunion and this is the first time they have all been together since their last day of camp. Old memories and issues come flooding back to them, making them have an interesting weekend that almost tears them apart.
I randomly picked up this book, never having heard anything about it or the author before and ended up really enjoying it. It's full of great life lessons like always sticking to who you are and being with true friends. I liked it because you get the four different character point of views and it also shows them as kids at the camp, in addition to when they're older teens at their reunion. They have typical drama with family life and boys but they work together to solve those issues. Rating 4 out 5 stars.
- @Fallenangelhushhush of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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liza98 Jun 28, 2014

Four friends reunite at there summer camp reunion only to have their friendship tested with secrets untold during their four years of summer camp together.


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