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Save The Date by Morgan Matson (20) #EarlyReview

  • Kindle: 8232 KB
  • Print: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (June 5 2018)
  • ASIN: B01LXQT3IJ


Charlie Grant’s older sister is getting married this weekend at their family home, and Charlie can’t wait—for the first time in years, all four of her older siblings will be under one roof. Charlie is desperate for one last perfect weekend, before the house is sold and everything changes. The house will be filled with jokes and games and laughs again. Making decisions about things like what college to attend and reuniting with longstanding crush Jesse Foster—all that can wait. She wants to focus on making the weekend perfect.
The only problem? The weekend is shaping up to be an absolute disaster.
There’s the unexpected dog with a penchant for howling, house alarm that won’t stop going off, and a papergirl with a grudge.
There are the relatives who aren’t speaking, the (awful) girl her favorite brother brought home unannounced, and a missing tuxedo.
Not to mention the neighbor who seems to be bent on sabotage and a storm that is bent on drenching everything. The justice of the peace is missing. The band will only play covers. The guests are all crazy. And the wedding planner’s nephew is unexpectedly, distractedly…cute.
Over the course of three ridiculously chaotic days, Charlie will learn more than she ever expected about the family she thought she knew by heart. And she’ll realize that sometimes, trying to keep everything like it was in the past means missing out on the future.




Morgan Matson formerly worked as a teen book editor. Morgan is a lover of roadtrips, having crossed the USA three times ... so far, and a huge music fan, both passions that fed into her first YA novel Amy & Roger's Epic Detour. When not writing, she drinks far too much coffee, watches old movies, and plans out her next journey. She lives in California.








Other Books I've Reviewed By The Author:
My review for Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
My review for Second Chance Summer
My review for Since You've Been Gone


REVIEW:
Such a brilliant read!
I thought I was reading a romance, and it was, but it was so much more than that too. It was a family, and their lives. There were moments that felt so raw and real, and moments when I laughed along with them. If this was a movie, it would be one helluva cast of characters. Each person was unique and had me wanting to know more about them.
The Grant family. What a family indeed.
I hope, even though this story completely ended, that there will be another book. I want to know what life is like after the divorce. Where does Charlie go when she goes home from university? These burning questions will linger in my mind.
Another great read from Morgan Matson. She is quickly becoming a YA favorite of mine.


5/5



**Compensation may be earned from the links within. This copy was obtained from NetGalley for review. Opinions are owned by Freda's Voice.

Comments

  1. I love this author. Glad to hear it is fun one. Looking forward to it.

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  2. I definitely need to check this one out. SO glad to hear family is important in this one too. She was amazing at that in Second Chance Summer. :)

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  3. Oh, I am so glad you enjoyed this one! I've been looking forward to it for a while :)

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  4. I got an ARC of this, and I'm planning on starting it today! It's great to hear that Matson once again delivered. Like you, she is quickly becoming a favorite of mine. She has yet to disappoint! I'm looking forward to reading this even more now. :)

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