Book Review: Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

Book Review: Stay Sweet by Siobhan VivianTitle: Stay Sweet
Author: Siobhan Vivian
Also by this author: The Last Boy and Girl in the World
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Genres: Contemporary
Publication Date: April 24, 2018
Rating: four-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

Summer in Sand Lake isn’t complete without a trip to Meade Creamery—the local ice cream stand founded in 1944 by Molly Meade who started making ice cream to cheer up her lovesick girlfriends while all the boys were away at war. Since then, the stand has been owned and managed exclusively by local girls, who inevitably become the best of friends. Seventeen-year-old Amelia and her best friend Cate have worked at the stand every summer for the past three years, and Amelia is “Head Girl” at the stand this summer. When Molly passes away before Amelia even has her first day in charge, Amelia isn’t sure that the stand can go on. That is, until Molly’s grandnephew Grady arrives and asks Amelia to stay on to help continue the business…but Grady’s got some changes in mind…

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Book Review: Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian is a book has everything you could possibly want: summer vibes, ice cream, feminism, and friendship. I loved the ice cream parlour setting, and the main character is a strong leader. This book is cute and has an empowering message, and I would definitely recommend it. Continue reading

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan VivianTitle: The Last Boy and Girl in the World
Author: Siobhan Vivian
Also by this author: Stay Sweet
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Genres: Contemporary
Publication Date: April 26, 2016
Rating: four-half-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

What if your town was sliding underwater and everyone was ordered to pack up and leave? How would you and your friends spend your last days together?

While the adults plan for the future, box up their possessions, and find new places to live, Keeley Hewitt and her friends decide to go out with a bang. There are parties in abandoned houses. Canoe races down Main Street. The goal is to make the most of every minute they still have together.

And for Keeley, that means taking one last shot at the boy she’s loved forever.

There’s a weird sort of bravery that comes from knowing there’s nothing left to lose. You might do things you normally wouldn’t. Or say things you shouldn’t. The reward almost always outweighs the risk.

Almost.

It’s the end of Aberdeen, but the beginning of Keeley’s first love story. It just might not turn out the way she thought. Because it’s not always clear what’s worth fighting for and what you should let become a memory.

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Review: The Last Boy and Girl in the WOrld, Siobhan Vivian

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian has got to be up there as one of my favourite reads of the year. This book is believable and original and the main character is realistic and relatable. It is written so incredibly well that the characters really come to life. Everything about this book is just so enjoyable! Continue reading