If you're one of those people who loves snowy days, congratulations to you on having had so many of them lately. But if you find yourself longing for a little bit more warmth, check out these books that are all set during summer.
THIS ONE SUMMER BY MARIKO TAMAKI AND JILLIAN TAMAKI: "Rose and her parents go on vacation to Awago Beach like they do every year, but this year Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting and she turns to her friend Windy for help dealing with her troubled family life."
FOREVER SUMMER: LAGUNA COVE AND CRUEL SUMMER BY ALYSON NOEL: "Contains two novels, including Laguna Cove, in which Anne, a newcomer to Laguna Beach, California, decides to learn to surf to fit in, but her competition, Ellie, still will not give her a break; and Cruel Summer, in which Colby Cavendish, having shed her dorky image, is looking forward to an exciting summer with the 'in crowd,' including handsome Levi Bonham, but she gains a new perspective on her life and priorities when she is shipped off to Greece instead to spend the season with her eccentric Aunt Tally."
THE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY BY JENNY HAN: "Belly spends the summer she turns sixteen at the beach just like every other summer of her life, but this time things are very different as she finds herself falling for a boy she has known since childhood."
BITTERSWEET BY MIRANDA BEVERLY-WHITTEMORE: "Winning a scholarship to a prestigious college where she befriends a beautiful girl of privilege, unassuming Mabel joins her friend during a lakeside summer surrounded by wealthy vacationers only to discover morally ambiguous truths about her friend's family fortune."
SHOW AND PROVE BY SOFIA QUINTERO: "Friends Smiles and Nike spend the summer of 1983 in the South Bronx working a job at a summer camp, chasing girls, and breakdancing."
WE WERE LIARS BY E. LOCKHART: "Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer."
ONE CRAZY SUMMER BY RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA: "In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp."