Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Wishlist Wednesday #83

Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it's entirely up to you), that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.

So what do you need to do to join in?
  • Follow Pen to Paper as host of the meme.
  • Please consider adding the blog hop button to your blog somewhere, so others can find it easily and join in too! Help spread the word! The code will be at the bottom of the post under the linky.
  • Pick a book from your wishlist that you are dying to get to put on your shelves.
  • Do a post telling your readers about the book and why it's on your wishlist.
  • Add your blog to the linky at the bottom of this post.
  • Put a link back to pen to paper ( somewhere in your post, and a note saying that Pen to Paper is the host of the meme.
  • Visit the other blogs and enjoy!

An Endless Summer (Summer #2)
by C. J. Duggan 

Goodreads synopsis:
Sean looked out over the lake, squinting against the sunlight. He turned to me, his expression sobering as his eyes flicked over my face in a silent study.

“Come on Amy, I saved you once, I’ll save you again.” I met his stare unflinchingly. “I don’t need saving.” A wicked grin formed slowly. “Don’t you?”

After a rebellious summer night that almost claimed her life, Amy Henderson – the Onslow publican’s only daughter – is sent away to suffer a fate far worse than any other punishment:

Boarding School.

Three years on, a now nineteen-year-old Amy returns to Onslow for the summer. What once was a cauldron of activity with live bands, hot meals and cold beers, the Onslow Hotel now lies dark, deserted and depressing. All fond childhood memories of loitering on the hotel stairs and eavesdropping on customers’ colourful conversations are in the distant past.

How had her dad let it come to this?

With the new threat of putting the Onslow up for sale, Amy reluctantly turns to a local tradesman for help: Sean Murphy, the very same Onslow boy who saved her life all those years ago. With his help and that of some old friends, the task is clear: spend the summer building the hotel back up to its former glory or lose it for good.

In an endless summer, Amy soon realises that sometimes in order to save your future, you have to face your past, even if it’s in the form of a smug, gorgeous Onslow boy.

I've just finished the first book in this series, The Boys of Summer, and I really enjoyed it (don't worry, there are no spoilers in this synopsis for the first book -  they can easily stand alone). Set in sunny Australia, during the summer months, the first book is a really nice, light-hearted and sometimes steamy YA contemporary romance, and it was exactly what I needed to read when I picked it up.
I've enjoyed it so much that I'm already looking forward to getting my hands on this sequel!

What's on your wishlist this week? Let us know in the comments below, or link to your own Wishlist Wednesday post in the Linky :) 


Ingrid said...

I'm not really a romance fan, but this sounds like a nice summer read. I'll see if I can find this as an ebook to take along on holiday. Thanks for sharing.


Ingrid @ Le Chat de Bibliothèque

Elisa said...

I think I will add this to my TBR list. Sounds a great romance read! =D
Great pick!

Laura @ Laura's Adventures in Bookland said...

I have never heard of this series. Hope you get your hands on this second book!

Shona Wood said...

I've not heard of this before, I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for hosting again... I always enjoy this hop and get loads of inspiration :)
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