Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. I really liked the format of the book. Smart, sexy, thought provoking, and heart warming! Rebecca and Eric have been best friends since forever. Pure escapism. I read an advanced Kindle copy of this book. Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. Copyright © 2020 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. I loved this book it makes you think about the decisions you make and how they can affect who. The heroine, Becc, finds herself adrift and restless the summer that she is 20; trying to figure out who she is—no. Refresh and try again. She has written for the Oregonian, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Forbes, among other publications. My husband and I listened to “The Summer House” by James Patterson, narrated by Ari Flaikos while driving from Florida to New Hampshire. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold. I also am a sucker for the pretty pages (the older style unevenly-cut pages). This was such a heartwarming, intelligent, romantic, and enjoyable read! Summer Hours is stunning book with a very amazing cover! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This is a story of friendship, mistakes, love, and finding yourself. I read The Summer List by this author last year and really enjoyed it so I was eagerly anticipating this book. The protagonist is a young teenager (12-14 range) who has had a very unconventional upbringing, and she is inquisitive, smart, and a free spirit. “I'd had kisses. I devoured Amy Mason Doan's debut, "The Summer List", and was thrilled to get an early copy of "Summer Hours". Wistful, mysterious, sparkling with secrets. Until a secret relationship with the charming Cal one summer in college cost her everything: her journalism dreams; her best friend, Eric; and her carefully imagined future.Now, a decade later, Becc’s past is back front and center as she travels up the California coast to a wedding—with a man she hasn’t seen since college. Eric whose dealing with his own emotional problems the fact his parents are going through a divorce and, What a beautiful written book with flawed characters this was such a breath of fresh air had me craving for summer!! When Rebecca doesn’t immediately reciprocate feelings. The book spans over a few years and goes back and forth in telling the relationship between Becc and Eric. We’d love your help. This is a story that had me holding my breath as I waited for the inevitable to happen, dreading difficult bits, hoping against hope that somehow it was all going to be okay. Meanwhile, as the years passed Becc struggled with finding her true self, her career choices, and past mistakes. This book isn't centered on a vacation house. Well, this narration made him a believer in the magic of audio novels. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Looking for a great summer read that hits all the right notes-great characters, intriguing plot, comedy, nostalgia, love, and a road trip? If she can’t be honest with Eric could she ever be in a relationship with him? Does this book contain inappropriate content? Becca has always felt the pressure to be perfect to always be the good girl. I love books about choices and consequences, betrayal and forgiveness, and Summer Hours brilliantly captures the essence of all that and more. But at the end of their senior year, Eric hints that he might want something more than a friendship with Rebecca, and things get…weird. I loved it!! Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern is the story of a dying New Hampshire small town, and a group of very lonely people that meet at the town’s library … Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Wistful, mysterious, sparkling with secrets. Becca , Sierra and Eric had been best friends in high school. Graydon House; Original edition (June 4, 2019), Reviewed in the United States on June 15, 2019. A sweet love story that spans years of longing. I just finished reading Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern. I work in media and read a ton of books and scripts for my job, and it's hard to find a lot of stories that stand out and keep you engaged. All the characters are well-developed, unique, and likeable. This is a story that had me holding my breath as I waited for the inevitable to happen, dreading difficult bits, hoping against hope that somehow it was all going to be okay. I look forward to more novels in the future! Highly recommend this book! I'd messed around with a funny sophomore in my anthropology seminar and a shy journalism grad student, and while these nights were satisfying in their way, the pleasure didn't last past 2:00 am. And it didn't disappoint. A great read. I couldn't put it down. Kids these days! I LOVED this book, just as I did Amy's first book, Summer List. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Got my hands on an early ecopy & tore through it very quickly over a rainy weekend. Highly recommend. I raced through Summer Hours in a day!” —Meg Donohue, USA Today bestselling author “A sweet, satisfying love story.... Doan spins an unforgettable tale.” —BookPage, Summer Reading Roundup, “[P]ast and present collid[e] in surprising and affecting ways in this bittersweet story of summers past.” —PopSugar, Books Better Than A Summer Vacation “With Summer Hours, Amy Mason Doan deftly explores the powerful pull of the past and the way nostalgia informs our lives. These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Welcome back. Summer Hours is a classic but surprisingly twisty summery story that the author handles with heart and intelligence. The setting and the summer road trip make this a perfect book for a summer TBR. Set in the mid ’90s and 2008, Amy Mason Doan’s Summer Hours is a vividly told, unforgettable novel about the unique experience of female coming of age, the seductive power of nostalgia, and what happens when you realize you haven’t become the person you’d always promised to be. When Rebecca doesn’t immediately reciprocate feelings, the two part ways on awkward terms and don’t see each other for years. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. “We used to escape together, years ago, when we were so sure we could steal time before it stole us.”. As her feelings grow for Eric towards the end of her senior year and nothing happens she feels the pressure of college and finding herself. Highly recommend. Summer Hours is a perfect summer read.” —Booklist “Fantastic. Becca , Sierra and Eric had been best friends in high school. Lyrical and thought provoking. The book begins with a road trip where we initially go back and forth in time between Becc and her mystery passenger.