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Book Review: The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells

It serves as a reminder to savor every single moment of your life, because you will never get it back. Simon helps her to overcome that urge to bury parts of herself. Mia finds herself out of her element after expecting an amazing summer vacation with her cousin, Corinne. She has nothing in common amanad this girl.

Probably one of the more important parts of the book and it was terrible. Simon and Mia’s relationship was far more real than a lot of the other books i’ve read. Overall, it was a good book, but simmer, did he really have to die?

It was adorable and set up their romance.

The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells

This brings me to the part of the book I wanted to set on fire. No Regret reading it?

However, I found that while her voice was relatable and intriguing, the character was unfortunately forgettable. I did, however, like some of the unusual parts: And man, did I NOT love that ending. The Echelon Spy Girl Book 7. Mia’s character was someone I could relate too, very behind the scenes, not wanting to get involved with the teen drinking and drugs. So I advice you to grab a copy, lounge out and read until you untwine the bindings as I assure you this will be a fabulous read Paperbackpages.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I kept thinking throughout the book, “Watch this happen A mix of two dimensional characters and a story that is slower than a snail super glued to the ground.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? But in this book, it all felt so natural. The Summer of Skinny Dipping Summer, 1 3. Although it isn’t summer and I’ve never gone skinny dipping ever in my life – I actually liked this book! I couldn’t see where she would need to diet. Bottom Line — a book that changed the way I look at the world, that’s for sure!

It was exactly what the story needed, something bigger than summer, a disapproving mom, and a friend who’d gone down the wrong path.

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Jan 26, Alaina Meserole rated it really liked it Shelves: Mia supposedly struggled with a bigger body. I really liked Mia’s voice This part of the book was ok. However, I found that while her voice was relatable dippiing intriguing, the character was unfortunately forget Title: Also, her dad was really skiinny. Mia is game for the summer she hoped would be absolutely fantastic with her aunt and much-loved-and-Bff-sort-of cousin Corrine.


This is the kind of book that I wish I could have read when I was 16 because it’s not just a story, but a lesson.

How would you feel when you’re in a partysitting there all by yourself all alone when suddenly a stranger-guy starts making conversation and goes on full frontal with his. Now she needs to put her insecurities aside, and give herself a chance to have some fun.

But I was pretty so-so on the love interest, so that kind of made the story stall for me. After a romantic moment in the house, a fire is ddipping, and they put the fire out and flee the house. Aug 04, Angela rated it it was amazing Shelves: After getting past the middle of the book I lived for the night time esceludes with Simon and kept saying “just do it! View all 3 comments.

The Summer of Skinny Dipping

Right away, Mia sees a big change in Corinne. Refresh and try again. Judging by the cover I know, I know, never judge books by their cover. Simon was a pivotal component of the story. View all 11 comments.