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The Summer List

(2018)
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In the tradition of Judy Blume'sSummer Sisters, The Summer List is a tender yet tantalizing novel about two friends, the summer night they fell apart, and the scavenger hunt that reunites them decades later - until the clues expose a breathtaking secret that just might shatter them once and for all.

Laura and Casey were once inseparable: as they floated on their backs in the sunlit lake, as they dreamed about the future under starry skies, and as they teamed up for the wild scavenger hunts in their small California lakeside town. Until one summer night, when a shocking betrayal sent Laura running through the pines, down the dock, and into a new life, leaving Casey and a first love in her wake.

But the past is impossible to escape, and now, after 17 years away, Laura is pulled home and into a reunion with Casey she can't resist - one last scavenger hunt. With a twist: this time, the list of clues leads to the settings of their most cherished summer memories. From glistening Jade Cove to the vintage skating rink, each step they take becomes a bittersweet reminder of the friendship they once shared. But just as the game brings Laura and Casey back together, the clues unravel a stunning secret that threatens to tear them apart....

Mesmerizing and unforgettable, Amy Mason Doan's The Summer List is about losing and recapturing the person who understands you best - and the unbreakable bonds of girlhood.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"With its exquisite detail, The Summer List wouldn't let me go, and the unexpected ending gave me chills. An irresistible novel of friendship and home." - Jennifer S Brown

"A trip down memory lane becomes a hunt for long-buried secrets in Amy Mason Doan's gripping and poignant debut about the bond between two compelling outsiders. The Summer List is an evocative tale of family, first love, and the unique and lasting gift of a friendship formed in girlhood." - Meg Donohue

"A tender novel about friendship lost and rekindled, and uncovering the truth of the past. Equal parts bildungsroman and homecoming story, The Summer List is an opportunity for a second chance at love and a healing journey to repair estrangements before it's too late." - Polly Dugan

"In her mesmerizing debut, Amy Mason Doan challenges everything we think we know about family and forgiveness. Readers will be swept up in this haunting story of buried secrets and lost love." - Lynda Cohen Loigman

"There's not a word or plot line out of place in this fabulous debut about two girlhood friends from a small lakeside town who reunite as adults to try to salvage their broken relationship. Dive beneath the surface and you'll find a complex and finely wrought story as full of mystery and vitality as the lake itself. These characters and their stories are going to stick with you for a long, long time." - Meg Mitchell Moore


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May 2020 : Canada Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Summer List: A Novel
Author(s): Amy Mason Doan
ISBN: 1-5258-0999-7 / 978-1-5258-0999-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Graydon House
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Title: The Summer List: A Novel
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ISBN: 1-5258-0425-1 / 978-1-5258-0425-0 (Canada edition)
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June 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Summer List: A Novel
Author(s): Amy Mason Doan
ISBN: 1-5385-1685-3 / 978-1-5385-1685-0 (USA edition)
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June 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Summer List: Library Edition
Author(s): Amy Mason Doan
ISBN: 1-5385-1683-7 / 978-1-5385-1683-6 (USA edition)
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Title: The Summer List: A Novel
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Title: The Summer List: A Novel
Author(s): Amy Mason Doan
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Title: The Summer List: A Novel
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Title: The Summer List: A Novel
Author(s): Amy Mason Doan
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Title: The Summer List
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Title: The Summer List: A Novel
Author(s): Amy Mason Doan
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