August 04, 2017

#BookReview: I'll Meet You There by @HDemetrios

 
If Skylar Evans were a typical Creek View girl, her future would involve a double-wide trailer, a baby on her hip, and the graveyard shift at Taco Bell. But after graduation, the only thing separating Skylar from art school is three months of summer…until Skylar’s mother loses her job, and Skylar realizes her dreams may be slipping out of reach.

Josh had a different escape route: the Marines. But after losing his leg in Afghanistan, he returns home, a shell of the cocksure boy he used to be.

What brings Skylar and Josh together is working at the Paradise—a quirky motel off California’s Highway 99. Despite their differences, their shared isolation turns into an unexpected friendship and, soon, something deeper.

Compelling and ultimately hopeful, this is a powerful examination of love, loss, and resilience.




Heather Demetrios is the author of the critically acclaimed YA novel Something Real, for which she received the Susan P. Bloom Discovery Award. She has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is the founder of Live Your What, an organization that creates writing opportunities for teens of limited economic means.

I'll Meet You There was such a good book. The writing was great and kept me interested and intrigued the whole time. This story was emotionally engaging and really hooked me into the book. This book was a little slow building but that only intensified the romance. 












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