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Bringing the Summer

by Julia Green

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults eBooks of the Month

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The touching and romantic coming story of a bright heroine movingly and carefully navigating the complexities of falling in love is compelling reading. When Freya’s train home from her wonderful summer holiday is stopped by a fatality on the line she determines to find out what exactly happened. Following it up leads her to meet Gabes and, through him, his whole delightful family who epitomise everything her family is not. It all seems perfect until Gabes' older brother Theo begins to take an interest in Freya. Theo is older and haunted by the past but Freya is drawn to him especially when Gabes appears indifferent. How Freya handles the choices she must make is cleverly and convincingly explored.

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Bringing the Summer Synopsis

It's the lazy end of summer and Freya is about to start her A levels. Her brother Joe died a year ago, but she is slowly coming to terms with his death. She is beginning to feel ready for something new - a change. And then a railway accident brings her by chance into contact with the gorgeous Gabes. Freya is drawn not just to Gabes himself and his blond good looks, but everything about him, including his large, shambolic, warm and loving family, which seems to Freya so different to her own family of three. And then Gabes' clearly troubled older brother makes it clear he is interested in Freya - and Freya has some decisions to make about what she really wants.

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Bringing the Summer Press Reviews

'Julia Green is a writer to watch' - David Almond

 

Praise for Breathing Underwater:

'Excellent story ... from an author who, notably, has written unpatronisingly and sensitively about teenagers' feelings' - The Bookseller

 

'Never has that sun-soaked, salt-crusted sense of teenage summer well-being been better described' - The Guardian

 

'The book's chief strength is its convincing depiction of Emily herself, and the inner turmoil which matches that of her world ... Teenage girls will enjoy the book because of Emily, in whose character and life they will find much that is both familiar and eye-opening' - School Librarian

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ISBN: 9781408819586
Publication date: 10/05/2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408819586
Publication date: 10th May 2012
Author: Julia Green
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Julia Green

Julia Green is the Course Director on the MA in Creative Writing for Young People at Bath Spa, and has had three novels published by Puffin. She lives in Bath.

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