Wednesday, September 2, 2015

CAN'T WAIT TO READ: Summer of Sloane by Erin L. Schneider

Release date: May 3rd 2016
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Synopsis via Goodreads:
Warm Hawaiian sun. Lazy beach days. Flirty texts with her boyfriend back in Seattle.

These are the things seventeen-year-old Sloane McIntyre pictured when she imagined the summer she’d be spending at her mom’s home in Hawaii with her twin brother, Penn. Instead, after learning an unthinkable secret about her boyfriend, Tyler, and best friend, Mick, all she has is a fractured hand and a completely shattered heart.

Once she arrives in Honolulu, though, Sloane hopes that Hawaii might just be the escape she needs. With beach bonfires, old friends, exotic food, and the wonders of a waterproof cast, there’s no reason Sloane shouldn’t enjoy her summer. And when she meets Finn McAllister, the handsome son of a hotel magnate who doesn’t always play by the rules, she knows he’s the perfect distraction from everything that’s so wrong back home.

But it turns out a measly ocean isn’t nearly enough to stop all the emails, texts, and voicemails from her ex-boyfriend and ex-best friend, desperate to explain away their betrayal. And as her casual connection with Finn grows deeper, Sloane’s carefree summer might not be as easy to find as she’d hoped. Weighing years of history with Mick and Tyler against their deception, and the delicate possibility of new love, Sloane must decide when to forgive, and when to live for herself.

Erin L. SchneiderAbout the Author
Erin L. Schneider is native to the Pacific Northwest, attended college in Honolulu - and although Hawaiian - should never be allowed on a surfboard. With more than twenty years in corporate merchandising, she’s now a full-time writer living in Seattle with her husband, a rowdy German Shepard, two crazy cats, and a baby boy on the way! She’s a member of both the Pacific Northwest Writers Association and SCBWI, and is also co-founder of the YA BuccaneersSUMMER OF SLOANE is her debut novel.



23 comments:

  1. Haha were "waiting on" twinsies today! :) This one sounds so great, doesn't it?!?! <3

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    1. Lol that's great! This definitely sounds awesome :)

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  2. This one sounds like the perfect end of the summer read. Lol. I hope you'll enjoy this, Shane!

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    1. I hope so too. Thanks for stopping by :)

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    1. Me too. Hope the story is as good as the blurb conveyed :)

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  4. I love the sound and look of this one...I am very eager to learn more! Thanks for sharing...here's mine: “ALL THE STARS IN THE HEAVENS”

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  5. This sounds like a perfect read for next summer! Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  6. Interesting and I wan to know what that secret is!

    Kate @ Ex Libris

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  7. Sounds like a heartfelt book, perfect for the summer! :)

    Gret pick Shane! :)
    Donita @ My Random Book thoughts

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  8. Not quite my thing - I'm really not a beach person! - but I'm already intrigued about what the "betrayal" was. I might add this to the "maybe" pile... :)

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    1. If you do pick it up, hope we both like it :)

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  9. This is new to me, but it sounds really good. I hope you enjoy reading it!
    My WoW

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  10. I'm not much of a contemporary reader, but I think this sounds like one I will share with those that I know do enjoy them. Great pick! Thanks for stopping by my WOW earlier!

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  11. new to me but sounds interesting, hope that you get a chance to read it soon.

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  12. I haven't seen this before, but it sounds cool!

    Naomi @ Naomi’s Reading Palace

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