This summer There s a new family including the most annoying boy in her school at home new plans for the community s Big House and worst of alla new woman in her dad s life and this one looks like she s going to be around a while It makes Lucy long for her mom who died when she was sixand makes her wish things could go back to the way they were But sometimes getting older means looking at things a little differently seeing the other side and Lucy s summer in Maine a million miles from Boston helps her do ust that This is a lovely fun and heartfelt book full of beautifully drawn characters that I think young readers are going to love as much as I did Newton Mass
author Karen Day does it again with this bittersweet tale of Karen Day does it again with this bittersweet tale of summer on the Maine coast Lucy is eager to get back to the one place where she feels closest to her late mother the family s summer cottage But this year it s different First an irritating classmate shows up with his family in a new McMansion that ruins the close knit feel of the seasonal community And now her
#father s new #s new keeps coming up on weekends trying to get Lucy to warm up to her It. Cy can't stand each other To top it off Dad wants his girlfriend to become a bigger part of Lucy's lifeKaren Day's engaging novel shows that people aren't always what they seem and that friendship can be found in the most unusual places From the Hardcover edition. I thought this book was
#amazing i was #I was it was over I ust wanted it to keep going on and on This book is about a girl named Lucy who every summer goes down to her house by the ocean with her dad But this time also with his girlfriend Lucy must struggle her dads girlfriend the annoying kid from school and the memories of her mother who passed away when she was six This is definitely one of my favorites of all time It kept me reading for hours on end I literally could not put it down Checked it our from the library and finished it that very same day Only about 210 pages a great weekend read for anyone It truly hit
HOME FOR ME I COULD RELATEfor me I could relate many parts of this amazing novel by Karen Day it reaches youngsters the value of family
AND FRIENDS BY YOUR SIDE AND NOT TO JUDGEfriends by your side and not to udge book by its cover everyone has another side that doesn t always show One of my favorites for sure After hearing Karen speak at an author event I knew I had to read her book And I was not disappointed This is a carefully wrought story of a young girl coming to terms with her mother s death and the inevitability of change Set against the beautiful bac. School's out That means Lucy is off to her favorite place Pierson Point Maine where she spends summers with her family And as she tries to forget her worries about starting middle school and about Dad's new girlfriend Lucy can't get there soon enough Pierson Poin.