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Summer of '69 by Todd Strasser
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it was amazing

Wow, just finished the ARC (Thanks, Candlewick!) last night around 1 am. This is a page-turner for sure. Not sure it's really YA material, but what a ride. I guess I should say, what a trip since that's what the main character Lucas spends a lot of time doing. The author says it's mostly autobiographical and it does indeed feel that way. I have to admit that one thing that kept me going was not being able to guess where the story was headed. But I guess that's the point. That summer the author didn't now where he was headed either. I wasn't alive then, but even if I was, this is a world I don't think I would have ventured into. A real eye opener as to what young people were up to back then.
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Reading Progress

November 18, 2018 – Started Reading
November 18, 2018 – Finished Reading
November 19, 2018 – Shelved

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message 1: by Todd (new)

Todd Strasser I appreciate your review. Thanks!


message 2: by Fu (new)

Fu Yung Is the book appropriate for teenagers, sexual references in particular. Thanks


message 3: by Todd (new)

Todd Strasser According to the publisher, it is for readers age 16 and up and in 11th grade and up.


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