‘Every Summer After’ brings summer to you

Winter is my least favorite season of the year. I hate the cold and everything that comes with it. So when I’m reading I love to read summer books to help me anticipate the summer.
“Every Summer After” is your perfect summer book. I always thought the saying you can never go home again was never true but for percy it feels too true. Ever since the biggest mistake of her life she finds herself anywhere but home.
Instead of glittering summers on the lakeshore of her childhood, she spends them in a stylish apartment in the city, going out with friends, and keeping everyone a safe distance from her heart.
The summer after Percy turns 13, her parents buy a cottage on a lake in a rural town to spend the summers and holidays. They thought that it would help her get her mind off of school and give her a peaceful environment.
And it sure did, Percy discovers the boys next door to the cottage, Sam (13), and his older brother, Charlie (15). Sam and Percy form a bond like no other that first summer and become best friends.
The story then flashes when Percy is now 30 years old. She is working a job in Toronto and is senior editor for a popular decor magazine. On paper her life seems great. She has everything she ever wanted.
Even though she recently broke up with her corporate lawyer boyfriend of seven months, which had been her longest relationship for a long time. Percy just never seemed to have time for romance, or she just never wanted the time again. Her longest relationship since sam.
She gets a call from the oldest brother back in the cottage, Charlie telling her that his mother passed away. Percy hasn’t been back to the lake since she destroyed her relationship with Sam, twelve years ago.
She’s not sure she can handle seeing Sam again, but she knows she must go to Sue’s funeral. Sue meant so much to her and she couldn’t just not go.
Percy emphasizes on how her first love is such a powerful emotion. She talks about her and Sam’s awkward friends to lovers romance in the course of six summers. I enjoyed their easy friendship and their mutual love of horror stories and swimming at the lake, and how this friendship eventually developed into a powerful love.
Their love was so full of passion and love, and their breakup was truly so realistic. Reading about their heartache felt so real. When I was reading the pages I was anticipating how they would fix their problems and forgive each other.
This is a great book. I would recommend this book for any romance lover and is looking for a refreshing book. Of course there is heartache but how the story builds up and makes you fall in love with the character is what makes this book different from other romance novels.
The perfect emotive, cozy, and heartwarming read.

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