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The Summer I Fell

(The Six #1)

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3.97  ·  Rating details ·  1,640 ratings  ·  160 reviews
Riley Clifton can’t remember a time when she wasn’t a part of the Six. Growing up alongside of six guys is never easy. Especially in high school. Falling in love with one of the Six? Even harder when Ace has a hold of her heart, and he doesn’t even know it.

Jake (Ace) Aceton has loved Riley for a long time, but has kept the secret oath of the Six. Riley was off limits. At l
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Published October 16th 2017 (first published July 27th 2014)
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Delena
Aug 28, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
Grrr. This book made me so freaking angry!

Reading this book I felt like I was dropped in on a story that was already in progress. This felt like book 2 not the first book in a series. With little to no back story and no real description of a past or what had led up to any thing, I found myself in a constant state of "Did I miss something?"
Not only that but I felt like a lot of everything was just so unrealistic. I mean really, no spoilers but half the time I just want to scream "Who does that?
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Fawn
Aug 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Warning....once you dive in you won't want out. This story keeps you feeling the flow of emotions without bogging you down. I was simply stunned at the end of the book and had to take a moment to remember to breathe. I absolutely cannot believe I know have to wait for the next book. Uggg! Don't leave us waiting too long Sony ...more
Beatrix Haase
Sep 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-favorites, 2015
The Summer I Fell by Sonya Loveday was a good book. I love most of Sonya Loveday's books. They all have these super interesting characters that make you want to keep reading. When I was reading this book I couldn't put it down. It was fun and entertaining. I liked how they had some adventure but not a lot. I also liked how Ace and Riley had to make sacrifices in the book.

All of the characters in this book had different personalities and that made this book 100 times better.

This book was a quick
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BookHeroin
DNF at about 50%
I deserve a freaking award for reaching this point after two weeks of 'reading' it!!!
Horrible characters
No clear plot line or point
What is this!!!
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Janet Buckman
Aug 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book! Was heartbroken when it was left to be continued. I want more!! Not many books make me cry, I can typically stop myself from unleashing them. I wasn't able to do so with this one. My heart broke for Riley time after time. I hope things will start to turn around for her in the next book. Can't wait for book two! ...more
Jennifer
2.5 stars...To me it seemed like a lot of filler in the book. It was hard to finish the book and it ends with a cliffhanger..so I may continue the series when they come out.
Tanya
Sep 03, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
What is it with authors ending a story half way through on a major cliffhanger? It honestly puts me off reading any more of that authors stories because chances are the same thing will happen again. If you don't mind when a story is incomplete and ends in the middle then you should read this book........ok rant over.

The story line was ok, I found that it dragged on in places. The story is about a girl named Riley. Who is really close friends with 6 boys. It starts off on their graduation night.
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Sabina Bundgaard
OMG. Sonya has done it again!!!
The Summer I Fell is her new book in a brand new series, and I absolutely LOVED every page!!!
This book literally ripped me apart. The love story of Jake (Ace) and Riley is absolutely amazing. So sweet, innocent, and first love.
Going through the Six’s last week together before everyone leaves was emotionally rough. You could feel their sadness about leaving each other, about going separate ways, but also the excitement about doing it. Leaving childhood friends behi
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Jessica
Sep 10, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I didn't get this story. Everything happened very fast and still excrutiatingly slow. The set up was really good, but it did not live up to my expectations. I would have wanted more character depth and more storyline. The romance was sweet, but felt extremely rushed and then nothing..... ...more
Jessica Fether
Feb 16, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Boo! There were some good parts, but this was like three random books unsuccessfully squeezed together into one, like the author chose story ideas out of a hat at random. Plus, there was no ending. The story just stopped. Not a fan.
Roxanne Kade
Jun 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I had the pleasure of beta reading this baby, and OMG it is fan-freaking-tastic!!

Emotional, fun and full of smoking hot characters to swoon over :)
Keya
Dec 07, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: frustrating
I started skimming... and the storyline wasn't solid enough for me. A hit and a miss unfortunately. ...more
Z. Elizabeth
Jun 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
‘We love you Riley. We always have…we always will.’

I just need to say that as I write this review, I am sobbing my heart out and my vision is definitely blurry. OH MY JESUS CHRIST. My heart is actually hurting and being torn apart by The Summer I Fell. I don’t know how to accumulate all my thoughts because my mind is spinning circles over the ending. I need book two asap, I need to know what the hell is going to happening and if my heart will survive it all.

This is my first book by Sonja and
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Novel Grounds
Jul 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
SUMMERIFELL
5 HUGE Stars
Amazon|Goodreads
Meg's Review:
AHH! This Novel! I Beta read this, and then ARC read it after it went through its final edits. Sonya is a genius. This novel is a MUST READ. I couldn't put it down when she first sent it to me. It was New and Interesting. A novel with a concept I hadn't read before. Okay, I should probably tell you about the novel itself and such I suppose.

TSIF

#GetSixed

I sure did and it was wonderful. I started this book and got pulled right in. The Six. These character
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Michelle
**You can see this full review and more at Book Briefs: http://bookbriefs.net** 

3.5/5

The Summer I Fell is the first book in a contemporary New Adult series called, The Six. I felt like it should have been called the Seven, since all of the guys admitted that Riley was one of them and always has been. The Six are a group of six guys, Jared, Ace, Mark, Josh, Aiden & Eli , that are always together. They grew up together and they are a great group of friends.  I really liked watching them interact,
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Rhea Dsouza
Feb 03, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
“They had lots of codes they stuck by, but never talked about. And I had a feeling one of those codes had something to do with me."

 

The Summer I fell begins with Riley Clifton who introduces the readers to the Sexy Six-Jared, Ace, Eli, Mark, Josh and Aiden. The Six, as they are affectionately called, are a group of rowdy high school seniors who never really grew up. They stick by each other—always have—and they’ve forever kept Riley at the centre of them all, silently calling her the sev
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Cyndi Becker
Jul 18, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 Stars and recommendation for lovers of angst and readers of the young adult romance genre.

Meet “the six”. A group of young men, recent high school graduates, getting ready to embark upon the rest of their lives. The six are not without female company, but its really only two girls that have made their inner circle. And its on one of them them we have the central character in The Summer I Fell, Riley Ann Clifton. Set in rural Alabama, we meet Riley, her best friend Paige, and the gang on the da
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Hannah (Broc's Bookcase)
I always wanted a group of friends like this one in high school so I immediately warmed to The Six. The book did seem to focus on a few of the six more than the others, but as book one of a series I guess we will get more of the rest of the group in further books. I really liked Rileys position in the group, she was a mixture of mum (keeping control of them all) and little sister (with a whole load of big brothers to protect her). There were a few times when I felt like the six were a bit too ov ...more
Beth Santucci
Jul 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 fangs
Riley was one of those girls that guys stirred clear of and the popular girls picked on. Why because she had the Six as her friends and protectors. It wasn’t all bad because she kept her focus on what she loved and had 6 guys who protected her and made her feel special. But one of those guys she was in love with. Ace (Jake) was his name and he acted like he cared but never showed interested. And now it was the end of their senior year and still she had no clue. But she would soon find out
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Pratr- Authors
Jul 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: beth-s-reviews
5 fangs
Riley was one of those girls that guys stirred clear of and the popular girls picked on. Why because she had the Six as her friends and protectors. It wasn’t all bad because she kept her focus on what she loved and had 6 guys who protected her and made her feel special. But one of those guys she was in love with. Ace (Jake) was his name and he acted like he cared but never showed interested. And now it was the end of their senior year and still she had no clue. But she would soon find out
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Danny Moore
I want to absolutely love The Summer I Fell, but I am not sure how definite I feel about it. I loved the story line and plot, but there were some major gaps and everything happened really fast.

One of the biggest issue with The Summer I Fell was the gaps in the story line and the lack of a back ground information on 'The Six. The story begins right after the graduation ceremony, 'The Six' and Riley are at some big back woods bonfire partying it up with other high school graduates. There are no r
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Carol
3 stars with an asterisk.

It’s a funny/emotional story that kept awake for most of the night. So, why the asterisk? Well, the blurb is really interesting and it’s the reason why I decided to read this book. I really enjoyed getting to know The Six (Aiden, Josh, Jared, Mark, Ace and Eli) + Riley + Paige. They seem like a great group and I kind of envied all of them.

The story starts with summer break. They’re all graduated now and each one has a different future ahead of them. It’s about how their
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Wanda
Jun 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. The author did an amazing job of setting the tone for the story. The feelings and interactions between the characters was true to their age. The story was very refreshing and you can see the worries and feelings of the characters in the story. Graduation high school is a big thing and making all the decisions that come after can be very stressful. Riley has always hug out with the "sexy six" but on graduation night things change. Feelings are expressed and emotions run high. C ...more
Rittwolf
Jul 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is The Summer I Fell... IN LOVE WITH THIS BOOK!

There are so many things I like about this book. There's the rowdy group of boys and the tough as nails girl that gives as good as she gets. They think of her as just one of the boys... unless someone tries to hurt her and then you better watch out. They all have their own secrets, their own plans for the future and now that they've graduated they have to face reality... Summer will come to an end and they will each go their separate ways. This
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Edna
Must've been nice having six good looking guys as your best friends through your teenage years. Wish I lucked out like that when I was in high school. Would have definitely made my experience much more exciting.

So this was good and for the most part pretty darn cute. I think it needed to be fleshed out a little more though. A lot of it was the honeymoon phase and that was loads of fun because the characters individually and together were great. But since it took a good portion of the book, ther
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Jenn Whiting
Aug 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow

Wow

I truly don't know how I got this book but boy am I glad I did. it's 2 A.M. and I'm bawling over this book. I was pulled in from the first chapter and I can't believe it's over. when is the next one due out. I don't know how I'll be able to wait. lol I guess you can't rush perfection. this is the only book I have read by this author and all I can say is WOW ...you are AWESOME.
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Charlotte Unterseher
Where to even begin........ This book had me laughing one minute and "awwwwing" the next! I have to say it brought tears to my eyes more than once but especially at the end. I am an AF wife myself so it was very emotional for me. I absolutely can't wait for the next book!! The Summer I Fell is a must read. If you were ever a part of a circle of friends that would do anything for each other, then this book is for you. ...more
❤️Melanie G.
Aug 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A cliffhanger...F*©k!!! I really hate cliffhanger.

I really enjoyed the story of Riley and her Six. Each of the Six were amazing in their own way. All the characters provided so much to the story. The book was sweet, sexy, loving and heartbreaking.

I am looking forward to book 2, especially after the cliffhanger.
Megan
Sep 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
HOLY MOTHER OF PEARL!!!!!!! I have literally read this book ALL DAY. I could not put it down and now that I'm done I'm frigging crying my eyes out and wondering wth?!? I NEED the next book!!!! This is the best book I've read in a LONG time. I can't wait to read the next one. Freaking loved every character in this book. Omg you have to read this book!!! WHEN IS THE NEXT BOOK COMING OUT?!???!!! ...more
Jenny
Sep 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I need to know when the second book it coming out!! I loved this book so so so so much!! I laughed, and I cried (mostly cried happy and sad tears) but I cried. And I need to find out what happens, like ASAP!
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Sonya is a multi-genre writer with two completed series. Her books, while in different genres, entertain you with stories of romance and friendship. Currently, she lives in Central Florida and has just completed her fourteenth novel
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“See, admit it, you need my help.”

“Fine. I need you… your help.” My admission made Ace’s half smile bloom into a full one. He really was devastatingly handsome. And so very, very unattainable.

“What makes you say that, Riles?” His thumb brushed up my neck, as his other hand splayed a little wider along my hip.

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