The ending surprised me quite a bit, and I have to say that at first I wasn't crazy about it because I don't like being left in limbo, but after thinking about it a bit I realized the story was wrapped up just fine. Between Husbands and Friends. I do like the sound of this one though. This book left me feeling dirty and not "good" dirty.
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I really responded to her honest portrayals of teenaged girls and boys, and of the complex relationships they have with each other, their blumf, and their parents.
Have you read this book? This is my first adult Judy Blume book. Blume creates a sumer tapestry of characters. Unbound Worlds Exploring the science fiction and fantasy universe.
The senitmentality of childhood summers, first love, finding and defining family, a rags-to-riches tale, your first best friend, lost love, betrayal He did not supervise his children closely. Caitlin fulfilled every fantasy and lived out every flighty decision she wanted - yet still blums found happiness.
One of the greatest regrets of my life in terms of small scale regrets, anyway is that I sold off my Sweet Valley High books. This book never gets old. Leave a Reply Siters reply Enter your comment here Although Matilda was brilliant and could read by age 2 and move things with her mind Nov 03, Alexa rated it did not like it.
Join other followers. That reminds me of my other issue with this book: Look, I've had shitty friends. Which is why I'd love to have them around for my daughter when she gets older.
Summer Sisters is a coming-of-age novel about two friends, Caitlin Somers and Victoria "Vix" Leonard, who spend every summer together as teenagers. So if some vivacious, stunning, popular girl invites you to do something glamorous and out of your norm, why wouldn't you accept?
The story was bittersweet and sad, it had a profound effect on me. View all 22 comments. And the early magic of their long, complicated friendship has faded. The ending surprised me quite a bit, and I have to say that at first I wasn't crazy about it because I don't like being left in limbo, but blumee thinking about it a bit I realized the story was wrapped up just fine. Even by summrr end of the book, where real introspection could occur, it was barely touched on.
The majority of the book is told from when they were young girls though, which did make it feel slightly young adult to me. Summer sisters Victoria Leonard and Caitlin Somers began spending their summers together beginning the summer after their sixth grade year of school.
This book was basically about a lot of really selfish people having a lot of really random sex and ruining a lot of people's lives.
I had no idea that she wrote books for adults until my last library visit. Caitlin and Vix's meeting is relaxed and the two end up pledging to be best friends forever with each one truly grateful for the other's presence in her life.
I loved this book when I was a teenager and even reading it now as an adult, it still doesn't fail to pull at my heart strings, give me butterflies and make me cry.
Review: Summer Sisters - Judy Blume - The Literary Edit
Did You Ever Have a Summre. August 4, at She has spent her adult years in many places doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Sep 21, Sue Orvis rated it did not like it. I was pleasantly surprised and blown away at the detail of this book. But, in my distaste for Bru, I altogether ignored the fact that she did touch on the question of great sex being enough to sustain summee relationship.