Introducing The Summer of Skinny Dipping Week!

This week at Novel Novice, we’re featuring the book The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells. Don’t be fooled by the charming title — this is not just a light, fluffy summer read. This book is actually incredibly intense and rich, filled with life lessons like growing up, family, the choices we make and living with their consequences. This book really swept me away, and I stayed up all night and read it in one sitting — I just couldn’t put it down! You can read my full review of this book here.

Meanwhile, learn a bit more about what The Summer of Skinny Dipping has to offer below, and stay tuned all week for more. We’ll have exclusives with the author AND a chance for you to win one of five copies of the book!

“Sometimes I still wake up shivering in the early hours of the morning, drowning in dreams of being out there in the ocean that summer, of looking up at the moon and feeling as invisible and free as a fish. But I’m jumping ahead, and to tell the story right I have to go back to the very beginning. To a place called Indigo Beach. To a boy with pale skin that glowed against the dark waves. To the start of something neither of us could have predicted, and which would mark us forever, making everything that came after and before seem like it belonged to another life.

My name is Mia Gordon: I was sixteen years old, and I remember everything….”

After getting dumped by her boyfriend, Mia is looking forward to spending a relaxing summer in the Hamptons with her glamorous cousins. But when she arrives she find her cousins distant, moody, and caught up with a fast crowd. Mia finds herself lonelier than ever, until she meets her next-door-neighbor, Simon Ross. And from the very first time he encourages her to go skinny dipping, she’s caught in a current impossible to resist.

Timeless in feel, The Summer of Skinny-Dipping is a poignant, literary coming-of-age romance that will live on long after summer has ended.

2 thoughts on “Introducing The Summer of Skinny Dipping Week!

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  1. I bouqht this book not too lonq aqo! But I haven’t read it just yet. I bouqht two other summer romances so I’m still readinq the other one! Can’t wait to get to this one thouqh (:

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