23 Jun The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells explores lots of issues teens face and places them in the world of the wealthy few who own. 20 Dec “Sometimes I wake up shivering in the early hours of the morning, drowning in dreams of being out there in the ocean that summer, of looking. 15 Jul Author Amanda Howells talks to SheKnows about her first teen novel, The Summer of Skinny Dipping. Author Amanda Howells got her start as.

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But I wanted more. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? In the dark night, they can’t really see each other, so he dares her to go skinny dipping with him.

The Summer of Skinny Dipping

a,anda The plot isn’t rising, but a slow and steady line. How did you become a writer? I sensed that something big was going to happen and did it ever!

Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. One thing I loved about this book is, it didn’t follow the cliches. Mia and her family go to their family’s vacation home for the summer. Dec 22, Melannie: And Mia kisses him repeatedly when he’s in the middle of smoking.

Along comes a couple of the more innocent kids named Simon and Mia who become friends despite all the drama that goes on around them. My only problem was that the first part of the book really seemed to drag, and it was pretty deep into the book that we finally meet Simon.

So, I don’t see how he is trustworthy like is so often mentioned. There is also the ever strained relationship between Mia and her mother. Things are not always what they seem and we cannot make judgments simply based by what we see on the surface. Her cousins, Corinne and Beth, were the summer of skinny dipping by amanda howells and completely self-serving. Apr 07, Rebekah rated it it was ok Shelves: Even though I felt weak.

It is upsetting and unfair and everything that life is but we wish it was not. Not to mention, I can’t wait to see what Amanda Howells comes up with next, she’s another amazing author and she’s on my radar! Like 80 degree weather would be nice.

The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells

Ultimately, this was a very well-written, beautiful love story, that ended in tragedy. Jan 30, Haley H rated it it was amazing. So much so that I can’t even recommend the book to anyone. She the summer of skinny dipping by amanda howells noticing that her cousins emails, text and phone calls seemed shorter as ti I bought this book after seeing it on sale in the Nook section and I saw that it had a lot of good reviews so I decided to purchase it and give it a chance.


I don’t recall any bad the summer of skinny dipping by amanda howells, but there’s a lot of underage drinking, some implied drug ov, and smoking. Simon wants to travel the world, he’s rebelious but not it the ‘just because i’m a teenager’ kinda way. Your email address will not be published. This part of the book was ok. As the main character, Mia was an interesting one and one that I could relate to — not as I am in the present, but as I was when I was her age.

But then I got to know Simon, who is a character I’m gonna remember, It’s 2: Nov 28, Kristi rated it liked it.

Sponsored products related to this item What’s this? Jun 21, Amanda Good Choice Reading rated it really liked it.

See all 82 reviews. He brings out the best in Mia, which was completely magical to read about.

Also, love stories don’t always have a picture-perfect ending; this story is bittersweet, but so is real life. I did appreciate how Dippung portrayed the different relationship issues taking place, it the summer of skinny dipping by amanda howells real, but that was about it. The Summer of Skinny Dipping. Frankly, no one, but if you must, 13 and Up One Word Summary: It was all dupping stereotypical.

I knew he was going to die. So I advice you to grab a copy, lounge out and read until you untwine the bindings as I assure you this will be a fabulous read