“Everything you say makes sense, sir. I guess it’s logical. But with all due respect, you’re out of your f*&!#*! mind. Come on, Sam. Let’s go home.”
"Jase strides back into the room, of course, midway through this proposition. “George. Beat it. Discovery Channel is on.” George backs out of the room, but not before saying, “His bed’s really comfortable. And he never pees in it.” The door closes and we both start laughing."
“I guess I like things that take time and attention. More worthwhile that way.”
“It’s like Tim’s drowning and they’re worried about the color of his swimsuit.
A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another
“One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”
The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase's family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself?
A dreamy summer read, full of characters who stay with you long after the story is over.