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Young Adult Fiction 4077
More than just a summer read
Overall rating
 
4.7
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Sarah Dessen is one of my favorite authors and she says "incredible first novel", and "its fresh and wise, all at once." I knew I would be reading this book. What I did not expect was how much I was going to like it.

As with most teen books nowadays, the main character, Anna, moves to a new place right before the start of her Junior year. Unlike most books, Anna moves with her father to the beach, which is where her mother and father fell in love, as they both try to escape the emotions of her mom's death. While a beach can offer many things: a getaway, romance and passion, it is ultimately the secrets unfolded that mean the most to Anna.

Moonglass is beautifully written and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to read a book about love, happiness, and heartbreak. I cried, I laughed, and I prayed for a sequel (which there unfortunately is none). But, I have definitely kept an eye out for Jessi Kirby, and I know I will be picking up all of her books.
Good Points
Short
Fast-read
Good summer read
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