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Young Adult Indie 1743
Great Florida Story
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
Callie is trying to survive high school and get out of her small Florida town. When her best friend moves away to college, Callie believes she is stuck alone.

I really love me some books set in Florida. Especially when it gives a glimpse into small-town Florida.

I really liked Callie and her relationship with her twin brother. Being a mom to boy/girl twins myself, I love seeing older twins that have a close relationship.

Callie’s spunky and fun personality is relatable and her hate to love relationship with Jaime was definitely swoon-worthy. I also loved that their family ran a diner.

I kind of figured out the twist that was coming but it was still shocking. It really brought out the realities of modern-day high-school.

I thought that the Hurricane threat was an interesting part of the story and is dead on what it’s like living in Florida during hurricane season.

I thought Callie’s aunt’s relationship in the story was super sweet.

The story ended on a cliff-hanger with a glimpse into the next story, ‘We Thought We Were Invincible’, which I can’t wait to read and find out what the future holds next for Callie and Jaime.
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Great Summer Read
Relatable Characters
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