SUMMER OF SLOANE by Erin L. Schneider explores issues of betrayal, forgiveness, and romance during a summer in Hawaii.
When she learns that her best friend is pregnant with her boyfriend’s baby, Sloane uses a summer trip to Hawaii to distract her from their betrayal. However texts and voicemails are constant reminders of the mess she left behind making it difficult for her to enjoy a new romance.
Librarians will find a market for this book among readers who enjoy teen angst, romance, and complex friendships. Well-rounded characters and engaging plot twists make this a page-turner for teens who enjoy realistic fiction. Better than the standard romance fare, this work of contemporary fiction addresses issues of deception and forgiveness head-on.
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Published by Disney-Hyperion on May 3, 2016. ARC courtesy of the publisher.