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December 11, 2016

Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel #BookReview

 
A twisty story about love, loss, and lies, this contemporary oceanside adventure is tinged with a touch of dark magic as it follows seventeen-year-old Wendy Darling on a search for her missing surfer brothers. Wendy's journey leads her to a mysterious hidden cove inhabited by a tribe of young renegade surfers, most of them runaways like her brothers. Wendy is instantly drawn to the cove's charismatic leader, Pete, but her search also points her toward his nemesis, the drug-dealing Jas. Enigmatic, dangerous, and handsome, Jas pulls Wendy in even as she's falling hard for Pete. A radical reinvention of J. M. Barrie's classic tale, Second Star is an irresistible summer romance about two young men who have yet to grow up—and the troubled beauty trapped between them.




Alyssa Sheinmel is the author of several novels for young adults including Faceless and Second Star. She is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Haunting of Sunshine Girl and its sequel, The Awakening of Sunshine Girl. Bestselling author Luanne Rice called Faceless “gorgeous and wrenching... a vivid, compelling, beautiful, immediate novel. Bestselling author Anna Godbersen wrote that Second Star is “gorgeous: at once sun-soaked and haunted, elegant and strange…perfect.” Alyssa grew up in Northern California and New York, and attended Barnard College. Follow her on Twitter @AlyssaSheinmel or visit her online at www.alyssasheinmel.com.

From the very first page this book had me hooked and I couldn't put it down! The writing in this book is absolutely wonderful. My only gripe about this book is that the romance in this book was "insta-love". Overall i really enjoyed the story, I really enjoy the characters, and I really enjoyed the writing in this story. 











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