April 12, 2018

#BookReview: Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

About the Book:

A summer read about first love, feminism, and ice cream.

Summer in Sand Lake isn’t complete without a trip to Meade Creamery—the local ice cream stand founded in 1944 by Molly Meade who started making ice cream to cheer up her lovesick girlfriends while all the boys were away at war. Since then, the stand has been owned and managed exclusively by local girls, who inevitably become the best of friends. Seventeen-year-old Amelia and her best friend Cate have worked at the stand every summer for the past three years, and Amelia is “Head Girl” at the stand this summer. When Molly passes away before Amelia even has her first day in charge, Amelia isn’t sure that the stand can go on. That is, until Molly’s grandnephew Grady arrives and asks Amelia to stay on to help continue the business…but Grady’s got some changes in mind…

This title will be released on April 24, 2018.

Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Recommended Age: Young Adult 
Genre: Contemporary 
How I Acquired this book: Edelweiss
Overall rating: ★★★
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About the Author:
Siobhan Vivian is the author of the young adult novel The List, as well as Not That Kind of Girl, Same Difference, and A Little Friendly Advice, and the Burn for Burn trilogy, cowritten with Jenny Han. A former editor for Alloy Entertainment, she received her MFA in creative writing at the New School. She teaches creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh. Visit her at SiobhanVivian.com.

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: Great Summer Read

Check out author's other books? Yes
Recommend this book? Yes

Notes and Opinions: If you are looking for an over the top cute book to read during the summer then go no futher than this one right here. I really love Siobhan's wiritng style and stories and this one was great as well.  I do not think that this one is going to be for everyone but for the most part it was a very cute story.  The characters were all well formed although the romance was a little believable and a little to fast. I would have liked if the romance was a little slower.  All in all it was an ok book that would be great to just sit down and have fun with.  

Go Into This One Knowing: Cute

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