Monday, March 18, 2013

Book Review #295 - That Summer by Sarah Dessen

That Summer
For fifteen-year-old Haven, life is changing too quickly. She's nearly six feet tall, her father is getting remarried, and her sister--the always perfect Ashley--is planning a wedding of her own. Haven wishes things could just go back to the way they were. Then an old boyfriend of Ashley's reenters the picture, and through him, Haven sees the past for what it really was, and comes to grips with the future.
My Rating: 4/5
This is Sarah's Dessen's first novel. I think this is about the third or fourth book I have read of hers. This would be my least favourite from the ones I have read so far. I just didn't find it as captivating as her other books.
The characters were all likeable with distinct personalities as is the case with all Sarah Dessen novels. Haven was an interesting protagonist and at times seemed younger that what she actually was.
The plot was a little simple and pretty straight forward. I kept expecting something to happen.

1 comment:

  1. This is definitely not one of my favorite Dessens-I'm so glad she had the chance to keep writing and developing!