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Summer Confessions [Reading] ➶ Summer Confessions Author Lynn Vroman – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Young Adult ContemporaryMacy Diaz has managed childhood friend Jeb Porter s crush for years However, his infatuation turns to obsession, even putting a kid in the hospital just for hitting on her In t Young Adult ContemporaryMacy Diaz has managed childhood friend Jeb Porter s crush for years However, his infatuation turns to obsession, even putting a kid in the hospital just for hitting on her In the past, Macy brushed it off, explained his bizarre acts away But now she harbors a secret She s in love with Jeb s sister, RachelBy some miracle, Rachel loves Macy back, and despite the small minds polluting their sleepy southern town, they re sticking together Unfortunately, making sure Jeb never grows suspicious proves harder every day until everything falls apartAs a sick, unstable Jeb starts to threaten all Macy values, she is reminded of what has always been perfectly clear Macy belongs to him, only him, and he won t let her go EverIf only Macy could ve loved Jeb, she wouldn t have to worry about surviving him now.


10 thoughts on “Summer Confessions

  1. Sarah Sarah says:

    To be completely honest with you guys, I m not the kind of reader that can stumble across a book with an unfortunate cover and just know without a shadow of a doubt that the book is a diamond in the rough waiting to be discovered In fact, when I signed up for the book blitz for Summer Confessions, I didn t bother to sign up for the review slot because I knew I wouldn t be interested in reading it I found out how wrong I was when I was finally given my excerpts and giveaway info for the book bl To be completely honest with you guys, I m not the kind of reader that can stumble across a book with an unfortunate cover and just know without a shadow of a doubt that the book is a diamond in the rough waiting to be discovered In fact, when I signed up for the book blitz for Summer Confessions, I didn t bother to sign up for the review slot because I knew I wouldn t be interested in reading it I found out how wrong I was when I was finally given my excerpts and giveaway info for the book blast Suddenly I just had to read it and hurried to email the author to plead a review copy from her.Summer Confessions turned out to be a wickedly addictive adventure of two girls caught between a rock and a hard place when they learn just how difficult it is to keep a secret in a small, southern town with a pair of not so mentally stable eyes obsessively glued to Macy I hear it s contagious You know, the gay It rubs right off when someone touches the skin of an infected person When I was younger and terrified of scary movies, I would watch them through the cracks of my fingers I had moments where I wished it was possible to do so while reading Summer Confessions People are notorious for ignoring a problem until it becomes too big to tuck out of site, and it was difficult to watch Macy do that very thing in her love for Jeb s sister, Rachel It was difficult not to shout at my NOOK when I just knew she was being an idiot, not realizing how dangerous Jeb had become in his obsession with her Macy could be an infuriating main character, but what really sold me was her close relationship with her grandfather I have a similar one with mine and honestly wouldn t know what I would do without him I don t know if you realize this, but I ve never ever loved another human being the way I loved you Summer Confessions was a weird mixture of adorable and suspense Even though I found a lot of the plot predictable, I fell in love with the main characters and Ana love me some badass best friend advice Maybe this wasn t the most surprising plot line and the writing wasn t as beautiful or poetic in comparison to a lot of popular authors saturating the young adult market these days, but Summer Confessions was utterly riveting I can see myself re reading this over and over I give Vroman props for stepping out of the heterosexual YA romance novel She s definitely earned a new fan in this curvy reader You made it to the end If you enjoyed my review, please consider giving it a thumbs up onHERE Thank you for all that you doThis review was originally posted on One Curvy Blogger


  2. Miranda Miranda says:

    I received a copy via net galley.I was super excited to receive a ARC of this because I love when authors take a chance with YA and write about the main characters falling for the same sex Because when I was that age I struggled a lot and never had books about this kinda stuff growing up So it always makes me sorta giddy that teens today have a much broader romance reading selection Anywho, I really enjoyed this story it s a real southern charmer, cute, fun, and summery It might not be for s I received a copy via net galley.I was super excited to receive a ARC of this because I love when authors take a chance with YA and write about the main characters falling for the same sex Because when I was that age I struggled a lot and never had books about this kinda stuff growing up So it always makes me sorta giddy that teens today have a much broader romance reading selection Anywho, I really enjoyed this story it s a real southern charmer, cute, fun, and summery It might not be for some people do to the story being really southern twang, so the characters talk a bit weird but it was fun since I grew up there so it was like going back home Ina sense Hope to seefrom this author


  3. Molli B. Molli B. says:

    This book was provided by the author in exchange for a fair and honest review Thanks 4.5I would say this is half teen romance, half simmering thriller I certainly spent a good chunk of the second half tense and on the edge of my seat, knowing something bad had to be just around the corner which is, honestly, one of my favorite states of mind.The writing was incredibly good The story, the narrative all of it Macy s a teenager in Tennessee, and I had her voice in my head from page two smart This book was provided by the author in exchange for a fair and honest review Thanks 4.5I would say this is half teen romance, half simmering thriller I certainly spent a good chunk of the second half tense and on the edge of my seat, knowing something bad had to be just around the corner which is, honestly, one of my favorite states of mind.The writing was incredibly good The story, the narrative all of it Macy s a teenager in Tennessee, and I had her voice in my head from page two smart teenage girl, with a strong southern accent and a stronger southern voice She called her mama woman, and her best friend called her sugar, and I ll admit to a lot of Friday Night Lights the TV show imagery floating around my head throughout the book, even though it wasn t quite the same thing It s been a while since I spent any time in the South, and that was on a college campus, but with lines like Pawpaw could hear a snail fart at ten years and You ain t southern if you don t spend at least half the summer sitting around a fire, it all felt very authentic And I have to say that I m super glad the author didn t sling the dialect at us by relying on spelling i.e., by abusing things like sayinand leavinthe Macy appropriate ain ts and other southern appropriate vocabulary werethan enough to get my imagination whirling.The whole teenage experience was really well done, too I got frustrated with Macy a few times, but only because I m looking back at teenage behavior with a whole bunch of years of experience under my belt I did plenty of questionable, frustrating, and not so smart stuff when I was seventeen and she didn t do anything that I don t think I would have done, too First love and lust makes you nuts, seriously and this book shows both sides of that coin, in scary relief She really felt like a teenager though a smart one with a solid head on her shoulders through the whole book, which I appreciate I don t mind the occasional YA book starring teenagers who speak and act like they re in their twenties, but that wouldn t have fit this book at all.Despite the antagonism, I liked Macy s relationship with her mother or rather, I liked reading about it It was interesting As Macy says, It was hard taking her serious, seeing as we were only eighteen years apart Telling on her was like snitching on my sister Her grandfather was the solid structure in her family, tough but fair and commanding love and respect in equal measure It s hard to write that kind of character without making them overbearing, but Papaw was good people, and I m glad Macy had him.I do wish there had beenMacy Rachel pagetime For all the book was about them, their relationship, Macy s feelings for Rachel, and the repercussions, we didn t get to see them together a whole lot That s not to say page space was wasted on other things, or that I d have liked filler scenes of just them the book was well paced, although deeper into the second half, I got anxious for things to just happen already but I think that was just the tension getting to me , but a little bitof them, given the strength of Macy s feelings, would have been fun.Overall, very enjoyable read about first love in a small town, and how what you think you re supposed to fear might not be the scary thing that gets you in the end


  4. Marisa Marisa says:

    I really enjoyed this one Vroman had me hooked from the beginning and it was interesting to see how she balanced things between her family, friends and later the larger community I would love to see a follow up story on Ana, she s too cute and deserves someone too Throughout the book, Macy struggles to completely become comfortable in her own skin Fortunately, Pawpaw is on awesome grandfather and keeps the whole family grounded.Another thing I appreciated was that though an LGBT book, it was I really enjoyed this one Vroman had me hooked from the beginning and it was interesting to see how she balanced things between her family, friends and later the larger community I would love to see a follow up story on Ana, she s too cute and deserves someone too Throughout the book, Macy struggles to completely become comfortable in her own skin Fortunately, Pawpaw is on awesome grandfather and keeps the whole family grounded.Another thing I appreciated was that though an LGBT book, it was not at the expense of the story or forced into the story It was natural and if the roles of Jeb and Rachel had been switched it would have been an equally intriguing and creepy at times read I have certainly read a few recently that felt almost like if they threw in a LGBT aspect, it would salvage a so so plotline I d definitely recommend this for all readers looking for a summer romance book.Warning Contains some violenceWho should read it Folks looking for a non traditional summer romance coming of age book.See all my reviews andat www.ReadingToDistraction.com or Read2Distract


  5. Dahlia Dahlia says:

    Not a ton to say on this one, because I m so stuck on how misleading the cover is The blurb is much clearer, so I wasn t so shocked about the content, but coming back to it after finishing the book which ends at 93% after a cute epilogue is really jarring The book is pretty stalkerish and violent, and although it starts as adorably as the cover suggests, it s a pretty intense and scary read, and it feelslike a thriller than a sweet romance to me But, it is f f and does have a Puerto R Not a ton to say on this one, because I m so stuck on how misleading the cover is The blurb is much clearer, so I wasn t so shocked about the content, but coming back to it after finishing the book which ends at 93% after a cute epilogue is really jarring The book is pretty stalkerish and violent, and although it starts as adorably as the cover suggests, it s a pretty intense and scary read, and it feelslike a thriller than a sweet romance to me But, it is f f and does have a Puerto Rican MC, so if you ve been looking forYA featuring queer girls of color, it s worth noting Also worth mentioning this book is very southern, since that can be a huge draw or huge detractor for readers, I ve noticed


  6. Melissa Velardi Melissa Velardi says:

    I loved this book The story never gets boring There are so many twists and turns through the lives of Macy and Rachel that I couldn t stop reading Perfect summer book Fabulous


  7. Samantha Lyon Samantha Lyon says:

    A significant number of grownups out there appreciate and admire Young Adult literature As a genre, it is generally unpretentious, honest and unafraid to examine creative or lesser explored areas of fiction For this reason, I was genuinely looking forward to reading and reviewing this book, and I am pleased to say that I was not disappointed in the least.At the heart of this novel is a simple and sweet romance between two teenage girls Due to the recent Supreme Court ruling that has finally l A significant number of grownups out there appreciate and admire Young Adult literature As a genre, it is generally unpretentious, honest and unafraid to examine creative or lesser explored areas of fiction For this reason, I was genuinely looking forward to reading and reviewing this book, and I am pleased to say that I was not disappointed in the least.At the heart of this novel is a simple and sweet romance between two teenage girls Due to the recent Supreme Court ruling that has finally legalised gay marriage across all fifty states in America, I discovered this book at exactly the right time The relationship between the two characters, Macy and Rachel, is earnest and touching a perfect demonstration of how real love shouldn t be subject to restriction or judgement Unfortunately, this book has also refreshed in my mind the rather sad reality that despite recent legal progress, there still exist people on this planet so uninformed and misguided that they honestly believe that you can catch gay from a handshake Though beliefs and attitudes such as this seemfitting to an older, less enlightened time, they still persist today Vroman does the important job of reminding us of this and highlighting the struggles and prejudices regularly faced by certain people Not only does Vroman address this reality, but she does so in such a way that as I read on, I got progressivelywound up on Macy s behalf, seething in quiet anger during certain sections This, bizarrely, is part of the reason I enjoyed reading the book so much a great book should be able to manipulate your emotions like Play Doh.The language used throughout the book is truly effective and immersive The southern slang and way of speaking really make you feel part of the story What makes this novelthan just a romance, however, are the elements of mystery, suspense and danger that emerge as the story presses on The villain of the piece isn t plain and two dimensional For various reasons, the reader can t outright hate this character Instead, your feelings of anger are mixed up with sadness and sympathy, making the story farcomplicated and interesting than it otherwise may have been This is definitely the book for you if you are looking for a multifaceted, engaging page turner


  8. Teresa Teresa says:

    Title Summer ConfessionsAuthor Lynn VromanPublisher Untold PressISBN B00TQE806MBuy Link Teresa Fallen AngelBlurb Macy Diaz has managed childhood friend Jeb Porter s crush for years However, his infatuation turns to obsession, even putting a kid in the hospital just for hitting on her In the past, Macy brushed it off, explained his bizarre acts away But now she harbors a secret She s in love with Jeb s sister, Rachel By some miracle, Rac Title Summer ConfessionsAuthor Lynn VromanPublisher Untold PressISBN B00TQE806MBuy Link Teresa Fallen AngelBlurb Macy Diaz has managed childhood friend Jeb Porter s crush for years However, his infatuation turns to obsession, even putting a kid in the hospital just for hitting on her In the past, Macy brushed it off, explained his bizarre acts away But now she harbors a secret She s in love with Jeb s sister, Rachel By some miracle, Rachel loves Macy back, and despite the small minds polluting their sleepy southern town, they re sticking together Unfortunately, making sure Jeb never grows suspicious proves harder every day until everything falls apart As a sick, unstable Jeb starts to threaten all Macy values, she is reminded of what has always been perfectly clear Macy belongs to him, only him, and he won t let her go Ever If only Macy could ve loved Jeb, she wouldn t have to worry about surviving him now Summary This was a well written book that covered many issues from YA coming of age, LGBT, to mental health problems Macy has always known that her childhood friend Jeb had problems, but it didn t become apparent until recently how unstable he really was Jeb s family somehow managed to keep it under wraps until his feelings for Macy drove him to violence It didn t help that Macy s feelings for his sister Rachel were returned Stuck in a small town where being gay would never be accepted with a brother determined to get what he wanted under any circumstances created a plot that didn t quit until the very end One families determination to protect one of their own even in the face of a nightmarish outcome gave the story a real to life feeling as Macy and her friends struggled to protect each other I very much enjoyed this book The only issue I had was that there were a few times that there were scene changes form one page to the next without any kind of separation, but once I got used to the format it was fine


  9. Alis Alis says:

    What I liked This story is rooted in the emotions of the characters as the story moves along, and elicited not only joy but fear as well as the story went on for Macy because of Jeb It s a rather realistic portrayal of not only how bad obsession over another person can take a horrifying turn, but also how coming out as a lesbian in such a small town as the one in the story can be a big deal and how people will treat you after learning if they re not open minded Jeb actually becomes a scary ch What I liked This story is rooted in the emotions of the characters as the story moves along, and elicited not only joy but fear as well as the story went on for Macy because of Jeb It s a rather realistic portrayal of not only how bad obsession over another person can take a horrifying turn, but also how coming out as a lesbian in such a small town as the one in the story can be a big deal and how people will treat you after learning if they re not open minded Jeb actually becomes a scary character as the story goes on, and the way he threatens Macy when he learns about how Rachel and Macy are together made me both angry for her and fearful of what he was going to do Jeb was the perfect main antagonist for this story, and both Rachel and Macy were clearly doing their best with the situation they had been put in by living in such a small town with a brother who s obsession with Macy knew no bounds Plus the dialect for the characters was really spot on to show where the characters lived Macy s mother and grandfather were really good characters to and I enjoyed having them in the book.What I didn t like I didn t feel like despite how the summary seems to say the story revolves so much around Macy and her feelings for Rachel they weren t present enough in the story, not to say that everything else wasn t important but I wish that I had seen themthan I was able to.Overall Review Though I expected a much fluffier book because of the cover, this is actually a dark book at times because of the things that happen in it because of Jeb and the things he does While there was a very compelling storyline and the book was paced well I wish there had been a littlefocus on the romance since their romance was the main focus of the book in various ways The way the characters act and speak clearly showed where they lived and where they had grown up and gave the story an authentic feel to the setting.Recommend Yes It was a compelling read and I really enjoyed it


  10. Justin Justin says:

    A pretty good story but there where a couple things I didn t like about it also, I was given a copy of this book for review and will cover the good and bad in the spoilers They will spoil the book if you have not read it view spoiler first the good, I love the characters and their relationships with each other, especially the relationship between the main character with her mother and grandfather Character development was not lacking at all, I also very much liked the story being told but A pretty good story but there where a couple things I didn t like about it also, I was given a copy of this book for review and will cover the good and bad in the spoilers They will spoil the book if you have not read it view spoiler first the good, I love the characters and their relationships with each other, especially the relationship between the main character with her mother and grandfather Character development was not lacking at all, I also very much liked the story being told but and now for the bad I had a few problems with how it was told To start with was why Rachel wouldn t tell her what was going on with her brother or about the tattoo, she keeps trying to convince her that he is really bad andobsessed with her than she knows but doesn t want to tell her why It made it seem like maybe he did something that would get him in trouble and even though she wanted to tell still loved her brother and didn t want to snitch on him or something but then it ended up just being a tattoo and telling her wouldn t have done anything except convince her of how obsessed he was, like she was trying to do all along I feel it was written this way to build suspense but didn t make sense when it was finally revealed The second problem I have and this is the biggest reason I knocked it down to three stars because it is my number one biggest pet peeve in fiction is that no one told the cops when they should have He tried to murder his sister and then threatened her and she don t tell anyone except her best friend who also says I can t tell because I don t want him to know I know Even his sister who he ran over and nearly killed says I don t want to tell the cops because they won t believe me anyway why the hell wouldn t they believe her he had a history of being unstable and even being sent to a psychiatric hospital in the past hide spoiler all in all, it was a decent book and worth reading


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