Forever Summer

A Chelsea High Novel

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Pub Date 8 Jul 2021 | Archive Date 30 Jul 2021
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For all fans of Jenny Han, Holly Bourne and The Kissing Booth comes the must-have teen read from bestselling fiction author, Jenny Oliver!

Summer term and the heat is rising …

It's summer term at Chelsea High, the most exclusive school in town, and Norah Whittaker is wishing she was still in NYC with her boyfriend, Ezra. But at least the weeks ahead are filled with distractions – including an all-expenses-paid photo shoot in Greece! Will Norah be able to handle the charms of fellow model Laurent, brother of her nemesis, Coco? One thing’s for sure, this is going to be a summer full of surprises . . .

You know you're in for a treat when you open a Jenny Oliver book (Debbie Johnson, author of The Comfort Food Cafe series)

I loved Chelsea High – a complete page-turner! (Kate Mallinder, author of Summer of No Regrets)

For all fans of Jenny Han, Holly Bourne and The Kissing Booth comes the must-have teen read from bestselling fiction author, Jenny Oliver!

Summer term and the heat is rising …


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Well I haven't read a teen book in a while.....and I loved and thoroughly enjoyed this one!! Written with great sensitivity and insight into the world of young people and what they have to deal with emotionally and at school. Brilliantly written, with so much to get involved with, including glamour, sport and travel being just a few. Loved the characters and locations which were very recognisable! North Whittaker lives on a boat moored on the Thames in London, and goes to school at Chelsea High. No spoilers here! Amazing read for the summer! Thank you for the opportunity to read early with NetGalley.

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Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for an early review copy. This was a light read about family, friendships and those relationships formed whilst at high school.. Trying to get through high school, you can relate to Norah, whose learning about love and trusting people, along with being liked for you. I felt that the story of where her father was and why have an insight to how she felt, and portrayed how the relationship was with her mother. Enjoyable Read.

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A definite thumbs up for this book in the Teens/Young adult category. I've read books by Jenny Oliver in the past but they have been always aimed at a more adult audience. It's fairly short and covers a lot of elements and emotions concerning this age group's life, plus a bit of fantasy thrown in. Fast paced enough and not too waffling to keep the younger reader's attention plus plenty they can identify with particularly the bullying aspect

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I love authors who step out of their comfort zone. I have been reading Jenny oliver for quite some time now and this is the first time she has stepped out to write a young adult book. But I think it was written beautifully. Full of jenny's whit and humour and filled with warmth. I loved it.

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Forever Summer is the drama I had no idea I needed in my life...I have 100% been reading this book when I was supposed to be doing other things and now I'm craving a third book. I love a good story that involves standing up to bullies, but Forever Summer is so much more than that. It's a really good high school/family drama that takes a good look into the complexities of relationships. It's set in and around central London and makes me feel nostalgic for a place I've never lived, I really enjoyed the vivid descriptions of London. If you haven't read book one (Chelsea High), I honestly would read that first, because so much has already happened in Norah's story with both her family and school way before everything takes a huge swerve in this one and it's good to be properly introduced to the characters.

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This was a delightful story around the angst of being a teenager. Those that have and those that have not, the winners and the losers but also the ones who don't want to follow the crowds and manage to find a greater meaning in life.. If only they realised that is one of the pivotal moments of their lives, Great story.

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