For 17-year-old Emma Wong, spending a summer in England should be a dream come true. Gorgeous scenery? Check. Lots of hot guys with accents? Yes, please.
Spending two months with her mom, Dr. Mike (don’t call him her stepdad), and their pooping, puking infant son? Not what she had in mind. It’s a disaster even her favorite cherry red leather jacket can’t fix (leather and spit-up so do not mix).
Not only does she get put on diaper duty (gag), but there’s also Dr. Mike’s cute research assistant to contend with. The only thing more embarrassing than her trying to plant one on him hours after they meet? Knowing he’ll be a witness to her family’s dysfunction all summer long.
So when Emma meets a mysterious girl who happens to be a Druid, the summer suddenly promises to be far more intriguing than she expected. Powerful rituals, new friends, an intoxicating sense of freedom...and Simon, the sexy foreign stranger she was hoping for. It’s all a perfect distraction from dirty diapers and awkward family dinners.
Trouble is, intriguing doesn’t often mean simple. And Emma is about to discover just how not simple her life really is.
©2013 Tracy Elizabeth Blanton (P)2014 Tracy Elizabeth Blanton
The narration was really good but the main character was SUCH a spoiled brat until about the last hour of the book, I absolutely couldn't stand her. It's hard to really like a book when the main character irritates the living hell out of you. And the story was pretty blah up until the end as well. I keep waiting for something awesome to happen...and kept waiting and waiting. The end was good but that's about it. I'll be returning this one and definitely won't be looking for future books in the series.
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