Making Waves (Making Waves, #1)
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Making Waves (Ocean City/Making Waves #1)

3.97 of 5 stars 3.97  ·  rating details  ·  110 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Recent high school grad Kate Quinn had the perfect summer planned--a prestigious internship at the Safe Seas Marine Conservation complete with prime beachside accommodations. It seemed the perfect setting to clear her head and prepare for the future while letting go of her past. But when her best friend Chelsea joins her at the last minute, Kate's plans for a quiet summer...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by 17th Street Productions (first published July 1993)
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Robert Beveridge
Katherine Applegate, Making Waves (17th Street Press, 1993)

I'm almost embarrassed to admit that I read this-- fifteen-year-old girly teen fiction? It's like picking up old Sweet Valley High books and reviewing them. Worse, this is (as of this moment) an eleven-book series (I had thought it four), which means I've probably locked myself in for at least a year and a half, because yes, I'm going to see this bad boy through all the way to the end. Why? Because as silly and stupid as it is, I certain...more
I bought this series book by book with this first one being one of my favorites as you get to meet the characters. After I finished the fifth one I went back to buy the next book because #5 ended with SUCH A CLIFFHANGER and then found out this publisher wasn't printing anymore of the books. It wasn't until many years later that I found the original series printed under a different name (Ocean City) that I was able to purchase the rest and finish them. I had a lot of fun reading these when I was...more
This review is for the whoe series. The series has eleven books and was also published as "Ocean City". The re-publishing as 'Making Waves' is a bit confusing because I think this is what the 'Summer' series used to be called.

Anyway....I am far too old for these books but I love them. This seems to be one of the less well-known series by Katherine Applegate but I think it's much better than 'Making Out'.

I just wanted to go reading the series forever, although really enough had happened to the c...more
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This book was started off a little boring, but got better the more that I read.
Not as good as the Making Out series, but still enjoyable.
Jun 28, 2007 Emily marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: teens

recommended by Amanda & Annie for summer beach reading
Yet another good Katherine Applegate series!
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Applegate was born in Michigan in 1956. Since then she has lived in Texas, Florida, California, Minnesota, Illinois, North Carolina, and after living in Pelago, Italy for a year, she has moved back to Southern California. She has an eleven year old son named Jake Mates, although she says the Animorph leader is not named after him. In 2003 she and her husband, Michael Grant, her co-author on many p...more
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