Reading challenge I think the most disappointing thing about this book is that it does not take place
in summer not ven the nd of the summer Not ven the Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets end of the is in summer Prom doesn tven happen in this book Maybe I m just picky but I was kinda hoping that a book with summer in the title would actually take place in the summerYou can read the rest of my review here So I ve spent the last four hours reading this Electromyography for Experimentalists entire book and wondering a few things1 Is it Aidan or Aiden Seriously This is so obvious it s notven Writing 101 It s like Common Sense 101 You should know how to spell your own character s name2 Did this book not have betas Because it has legitimately the worst grammar and punctuation I ve seen in any book Forgetful of Their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society, ca. 500-1100 ever Someone teach Jolene Perry how to use a comma and apostrophes and uestion marks and proper sentence structureg I m one of the girls who roll her yes very day they wear their cute little uniforms This sentence should be Runaway Wedding either referring to the speaker herself I m one of the girls who rolls heryes or referring to the girls as a group I m one of the girls who roll their yes And I m not just m one of the girls who roll their yes And I m not just pic See reviews at YA Midnight ReadsMini ReviewMy belief is that if you want to write an La heredera del mar effective story about fatal illnesses you don t want your story to be too short I feel that 250 pages is too short for a book that deals with these types of topics as they do call for detail andmotional build ups The Summer I Found You held a lot of potential though was failed by the xecution Read lack of depth and unlikable narratorI loved the idea of a girl with Type 1 Diabetes and a guy with only one arm coming together though I knew it was going to be xtremely hard to nail down seamlessly Ever since Kate was diagnosed with diabetes she feels annoyed at veryone for treating her like a fragile glass doll Afraid to hurt her always checking on her because of her diabetes She s sick of it She doesn t want to go to the doctor for check ups she s sick of all the mpathetic looks I liked Kate at the beginning she seemed like a convincing teen who just wanted her life back But when she started recording different numbers for her blood pressure onto her notebook for her doctor my opinion of her flipped She clearly does not now how fatal diabetes can get without the correct treatment She thinks if she can fool the doctor and her parents she ll be able to fool her illness as well Even when her parents get worried sick her motives do not change Kate darling use your brain while you still can diabetes is no joking matterThe romance was pretty half hearted as well I did not feel the chemistry at all I wanted of a build up or something that could make it realistic I found myself skimming most of the romance parts because it was not the slightest bit fascinatingOverall a really dissatisfying novel with poor characters romance and depth I wouldn t recommend it Thank you Albert Whitman for sending me this copy. D young veteran struggling to mbrace his new life When Kate and Aidan find ach other neither one wants to get attached But could they be right for ach other after all.
Free download The Summer I Found YouY first line of the very first chapter Six weeks before prom total winner right Kate feels betrayed Kate feels upset Kate gets depressed Kate tries to make him jealous with her best friend Jen s cousin Jen s cousin Aidan was honorably discharged from the army at only nineteen after losing his right arm from a bomb What does Aidan think of all this That Kate is an obnoxious high school girl I half agree and half disagreeShe has very right to be hurt about the break up they were together for a year for crying out loud But where she is xtremely childish is on her health She doesn t keep up with her insulin lies about her numbers basically deciding that if she pretends she doesn t have diabetes that it will go away Smart thinking Kate She really irritated me with her health Diabetes isn t something you can just do whatever your childish heart desires I mean I understand in a way that she doesn t want to tell the whole world about her diabetes because she doesn t want veryone s pity but she acts like diabetes is like the nd all be all cancer that s going to kill her Yeah you have to make tough adjustments Yeah
you have to give yourself insulin shots for the rest of your life But comehave to give yourself insulin shots for the rest of your life But come diabetes Kate was overdramatic about the ntire thing Too many times I found myself rolling my Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time eyes and thinking grow up KateAidan was a much much interesting character to read about He didn t join the army because of obligation or for the benefits or the money He joined the army because that was his career That s what he wanted to do with his life And now because of some bomb he is without his career and his dominant arm He s coping with the loss of his arm with the life he planned out He s coping with the loss of his dignity and dealing with the guilt of surviving while his superior did not He has to learn to live again to drive again to dress himself and how toat and how to do menial tasks all over againThe two of them hang out because Kate wants to abandon her responsibilities and it s not long until they fall for One Wild Weekend each other Yeah they re love story is cute But in all honesty I wasn t swooning at all It was all so blah So boring They sleep together and it was so lack luster Like that s it I didn t feel any depth Kate passes out because she didn t give herselfnough insulin and because she refused to let Aidan whom she slept with whom she supposedly had feelings for someone who was supposed to be open with him that she had diabetes So she gets hospitalized and after Aidan finds out what happened he goes off on her in her
HOSPITAL ROOM RIGHTFULLY SO IN MYroom Rightfully so in my Could ve avoided it all KateThere were parts of this book that felt so cheesy so odd Take when Shelton found her in the hallway and administered her insulin for xample Like um unrealistic muchThis book was short and lacking I finished it uick and forgot about it just as uick I forgot I read it and forgot to write my review until I looked at my. E's still reeling from her diagnosis of type 1 diabetes Aidan planned on being a lifer in the army and went to Afghanistan straight out of high school Now he's a disable.
The Summer I Found You follows through the yes of 17 old Kate who has just been dumped by
her boyfriend over a year Shelton Kate is upset and doesn t know whatboyfriend of over a year Shelton Kate is upset and doesn t know what do On top of going through the breakup she is
struggling with her Type 1 Diabetes her family is worried about her since she is not taking it and she just wants it to go away The Summer I Found You also follows the Naturally Naughty Wicked Willing eyes of 19 year old Aiden Aiden has just come back from Afghanistan after losing his right arm and his friend Pilot He s having nightmares sweating in his sleep and has no idea what to do with his life now These two will come together in a romance but do they really have something or are they both just usingach other as a distraction from the chaos of their lives Jolene Perry is an author I have loved for along time I have read 4 of her novels now and plan on reading many She is one of my favorite contemporary writers if it be YA novels or NA novels Her novels are always so realistic so heart breaking and warming and she writes some great romance Anyone that F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby enjoys contemporary romance I highly suggest checking out her books I have loved all 4 of her novels I have read Night Sky Knee Deep Falling and The Summer I Found YouThis was such a splendid read I completely devoured this book Monday morning it s a short book 240 pages so it didn t take me too long finish Even though this book was shorter I could not believe how well I felt I knew the characters by thend of it Kate and Aiden were both character that were so Walled (The Line, easy to love and feel sorry forverything they were going through at such a young age Even though both of them were going through so much I still felt they handled Cruel Attachments: The Ritual Rehab of Child Molesters in Germany everything very well Besides Kate and Aiden Kate s parents were both characters that were very likable along with Kate s best friend Jen who is the complete opposite of her Overall I just adored this book There was romance heart break grief struggle friendship familyverything that makes up an amazing heartwarming contemporary novel For anyone not ready for the chilly weather that is going to hit Washington and want a sweet contemporary novel then I highly recommend The Summer I Found You I was so xcited to read this book I mean who wouldn t be when spotting a summery cover when it s like 4 degrees outside This is a definite seasonal read I must tell you And now when looking back at the outcome I m very pleased I ve been teetering between rating stars since I read it There wasn t anything really wrong with it I just didn t fall in love with the story I couldn t really get into the characters This is dual perspective so we get a good feel of what s going on inside ach of their headsKate was diagnosed with diabetes a year prior to the start of this book and it s been a big adjustment for her The one person that has been with her through it all has been her boyfriend Shelton who promptly breaks up with her on the ver. All they have in common is that they're less than perfect And all they're looking for is the perfect distractionKate's dream boyfriend has just broken up with her and sh. .still struggling with her Type 1 Diabetes her family is worried about her since she is not taking it