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Perfect Summer

(Loving Summer #3)

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3.86  ·  Rating details ·  771 ratings  ·  31 reviews
Two hot brothers, one steady and secured, groomed to take over their family’s billion dollar enterprise. The other, a rising football star whose body is well-known to women of all ages in print and in person. Both in love with the same woman, whom they can’t have – Summer Jones, their sister’s best friend since childhood, and the girl they promised to protect.

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127 pages
Published April 29th 2013 (first published April 7th 2013)
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Tamsyn Bester
Dec 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Astor must go fly off a cliff!!! I hope she ends up with Drew :) Although I think it might be Nat.... KAILIN, PLEASE HURRY UP AND PUBLISH THIS DANG BOOK!! And make Drew the one Summer ends up with!! :) Pleeeeeeease!!!!!!
Jaidean
Jul 09, 2017 rated it did not like it
Terrible
Lorie Glowania
Aug 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Summer continues on her journey. This is the 3rd in the series and establishes the growing up of all the characters and the paths they follow
Jennifer
Dec 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
May contain spoilers.

If you are reading this book or even thinking about reading this book then you have probably read the other books in this series. I’m not going to lie, I was ecstatic to get a chance to read this book. Why you ask? Nat. Nat Donovan. I was promised that there would be more Nat and let me tell you…Yes there was. In my head I was hearing Justin Timberlake’s song “bringing sexy back”. Nat brought the sexy. Now this doesn't mean that Drew is out of the game. Oh no, he’s still in
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Courtney
Sep 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I have loved this series by Kailin Gow from the very beginning!! And it just keeps getting better!!

Perfect Summer definitely had some surprises in store for me. There was a lot more mature scenes in this and I loved that. The characters are growing up and so is the series! Nat, Drew, and Astor are all still vying for Summer's attention as more than just friends. And Summer is moving towards one of them but still has deep rooted feelings for another one. But Summer has to deal with taking over th
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Kaela Ashbaugh
May 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book starts off where the last book ends, with Drew finding Summer and Nat in bed together. From there it goes into the love triangle where summer is trying very hard to figure out her confusing feelings for the two and Drew is trying unsuccessfully to stand back and let her be with Nat. Not only that but she has feelings for Aster as well which are more a friendship than romantic love but Aster wants more. Not only is there a love triangle of sorts but there's also a lot more mystery invol ...more
Warpedmind
Feb 16, 2013 rated it it was ok
I'm very disappointed in this book. First off, I waited for this book to be release and dealt with 5 different release dates. Secondly, it felt like the book was rushed and not edited.

Ok now to the story; Summer grew up with the Donovan's family. Nat the older brother and the twins Drew and Rachel. Summer has had a crush on Nat most of her life. One summer Drew showed his true feelings for Summer and she ended up having feelings for him. In this story it seems to me she is very confused about h
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Tera
May 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-adult
Nat and Summer are trying at the relationship and Drew is trying to be there as a friend (even though he loves her). Astor is still Summer's friend and hopes that there will be a future for them one day. I think Summer wants them all a little and can't decide on which one. Each time she is alone with one - she forgets about the other. Love - I don't think so - maybe LUST!!! Can't blame her though - from the description, I would be lusting after them too. It is not far to them though - like her s ...more
Lynn
Aug 10, 2013 rated it liked it
So I enjoyed the book. Was it one if my favorites? No, but having invested time in the series I will continue to read them. I just wish Summer would choose already, as she is still continuing to lead Nat, Drew, and Astor on and is playing games with each of their hearts! However, I do have a soft spot for Drew and have from the beginning.
Not sure if others have noticed, or if it is the teacher in me, but the grammar and editing throughout not just this book, but the entire series is atrocious
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Dalene
May 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
One word: Pick already! Yes I will continue this series until the end. Yes I love this series more than words can express. Summer? Pick a guy though. I love Nat and Drew both so much, but I would personally go with Drew. Why? Because he has loved you from the beginning and didn't play with your heart like Nat. Movie star boy? Gone!!! I love him, but you already have enough trouble with two guys, why bring in a third? Katilin Gow has been able to write another amazingly addicting read to her Lovi ...more
Tammy  Tracy
May 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
After such a huge loss Summer feels kind of lost into herself. The love triangle continues between herself, Nat and Drew. Summer seems wishy washy between the two brothers- Nat she has loved all her life and Drew suddenly is so appealing to her and both in love with her.
Interesting where the writer takes us on this journey leading us right into the next book.
Secretly Adorkable Readers
I just love these series & can't get enough of the Donovan brothers, Astor and Summer!! Another cliffhanger and looks like 2 more books to go. Will have to read them all at once by the last one that comes around.
Gdgetgrl
Actual rating: 3.5 - 3.75
Minibelle
Jan 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Can't help but fall in love with the ever responsible and considerate Nat but then again Drew is reliable and oh so hot too... I can totally understand Summer...its really hard to choose
Rita
May 06, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 3-2-read-library
I finished it. I think Summer is a tramp. You don't come b/w two brothers. WTH? Will I read the next one, I really don't know.
Carson
Feb 02, 2013 marked it as to-read
Ok so it's March 12th 2013 here in the good ole US of A and still no book! Where's the book I need to know what happens
Colette
Oct 29, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: kindle
Hate the main character. What she is doing to these 2 bothers just turned me right off. She doesn't deserve either of them. Officially stopped reading series.
Kat
Jun 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Death is the painfull thing that will happened to someone. I still go for Team Nat :)
Rachel
Jan 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Ugh I can't wait for the next book...this is killing me!
Lisa Survillas
Nov 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
It's hard to dive too much into talking about this book without giving anything away, but I can say that I love it and can't wait to read the next one!! Kailin Gow never disappoints!
Rebecca
Feb 24, 2013 marked it as to-read
April 18??
Brandi
Apr 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
REALLY GOOD cant wait for the next two.
Kailin
Oct 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Margarita
Dec 07, 2012 rated it really liked it
I'm glad that Summer hooked up with Nat, finally. I like the series and can't wait to find out what happens next.
Louise Wetton
Jan 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
OMG I have waited months to read this and it did not disappoint, can't wait til June for the next installment.
Suzy
Jun 19, 2013 rated it did not like it
Book 2 was all over the place and just as bad as Book 1... Too many different plots going on and the story was jumping all over the place. Very disappointed......again!!!
Elizabeth
Sep 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Grammar and sentence structure problems.
Peta Benjamin
Dec 03, 2012 rated it it was ok
Can't believe one girl can play with the lives and emotions of three guys, especially as two are brothers. Is this how the girls of today behave?
Stephanie
rated it liked it
May 28, 2013
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Kailin Gow is an American screenwriter, director, producer, speaker, and traditionally-published and indie author of hundreds of books. She has been a host on world-class stages, an invited speaker for BEA (Book Expo America) to talk about publishing, a member of TED Talk, and regular radio/TV guest for major stations. Over 10 Million copies of her books have been downloaded around the world.

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Other books in the series

Loving Summer (10 books)
  • Loving Summer (Loving Summer, #1)
  • Falling for Summer (Donovan Brothers #1) (Loving Summer, #2)
  • Secrets of the Fall (Donovan brothers, #2) (Loving Summer, #4)
  • Lasting Summer (Loving Summer, #5)
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“It’s one way or another, Summer. For me, it’s black and white. You’re either in the friend zone or the lover zone. And with you…Gosh, Summer, you’re in my danger zone. My rip-my-heart-out and change-me-forever zone. I have to tread lightly with you. Because if I don’t, I may never be able to find my way back.” 19 likes
“But why do you have to keep your distance from me, why can’t you see me, talk to me like a real person…like Drew, not some kind of distant non-friend.”
“Non-friend?” Drew smiled drily at my choice of words. “I like the sound of that better than ‘friends’, Summer. It probably describes us best.” - Perfect Summer”
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