Some summers are just destined to be pretty. Belly measures her life in summers. Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August. Winters are simply a time to count the weeks until the next summer, a place away from the beach house, away from Susannah, and... read more
Belly is going to the Summer beach house, every year. But this year, Belly has grown. Belly wants to show the boys and her parents that she is not the little girl that she always was. She has gets stuck in a love triangle and whilst she may have gotten her heart broken she still finds love... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Belly is going to the Summer beach house, every year. But this year, Belly has grown. Belly wants to show the boys and her parents that she is not the little girl that she always was. She has gets stuck in a love triangle and whilst she may have gotten her heart broken she still finds love because that was the summer she will always rememebr.
“"Moments, when lost, can’t be found again. They’re just gone."”Belly
Sometimes it’s like people are a million times more beautiful to you in your mind. It’s like you see them through a special lens—but maybe if it’s how you see them, that’s how they really are. It’s like the whole tree falling in the forest thing.Highlighted by 174 Kindle customers
Moments, when lost, can’t be found again. They’re just gone.Highlighted by 121 Kindle customers
It’s hard to throw away history. It was like you were throwing away a part of yourself.Highlighted by 112 Kindle customers
My whole life was measured in summers. Like I don’t really begin living until June, until I’m at that beach, in that house.Highlighted by 87 Kindle customers
The old pull, the tide drawing me back in. I kept getting caught in this current—first love, I mean. First love kept making me come back to this, to him. He still took my breath away, just being near him. I had been lying to myself the night before, thinking I was free, thinking I had let him go. It didn’t matter what he said or did, I’d never let him go.Highlighted by 77 Kindle customers
“Best friends are important. They’re the closest thing to a sister you’ll ever have,”Highlighted by 68 Kindle customers
“for whatever we lose (like a you or a me) / it’s always ourselves we find in the sea.”Highlighted by 63 Kindle customers
He made it so hard not to love him. When he was sweet like this, I remembered why I did. Used to love him, I mean. I remembered everything.Highlighted by 58 Kindle customers
I wondered if this was the way old crushes died, with a whimper, slowly, and then, just like that—gone.Highlighted by 58 Kindle customers
Smirky mouths make you want to kiss them, to smooth them out and kiss the smirkiness away. Or maybe not away . . . but you want to control it somehow. Make it yours. It was exactly what I wanted to do with Conrad. Make him mine.Highlighted by 31 Kindle customers
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