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Monday Musts: Summer Sisters, Doyle Bramhall II, and LOTS of Links

Monday Musts is a weekly event, started and hosted by Jessica @ Lovin' Los Libros, which asks you to highlight your must read, must listen and must see!

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

From Goodreads:
In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard's world changed forever—-when Caitlin Somers chose her as a friend. Dazzling, reckless Caitlin welcomed Vix into the heart of her sprawling, eccentric family, opening doors to a world of unimaginable privilege, sweeping her away to vacations on Martha's Vineyard, a magical, wind-blown island where two friends became summer sisters...

Now, years later, Vix is working in New York City. Caitlin is getting married on the Vineyard. And the early magic of their long, complicated friendship has faded. But Caitlin has begged Vix to come to her wedding, to be her maid of honor. And Vix knows that she will go—for the friend whose casual betrayals she remembers all too well. Because Vix wants to understand what happened during that last shattering summer. And, after all these years, she needs to know why her best friend—her summer sister—still has the power to break her heart... 
I never read this when it first came out despite all the hype but I was in such a mood for a great summer read that I picked it up over the 4th of July weekend and finally read it -- so much love!! Perfect summer/beach read!


Doyle Bramhall II - Green Light Girl

We saw DB2 a few weeks ago since our friend is playing in his band now and it was so fun! 

This space is dedicated to my favorite book blog posts every week since I don't do weekly recaps (I don't have the patience) and there are always posts that I LOVE!  I am several weeks behind so, um, there are a LOT!
What are your Monday Musts??
ICYMI: I'm giving away a copy of Ink & Bone by Rachel Caine!


  1. I don't know I haven't read Summer Sisters yet. Lots of links I need to check out!! Thanks for sharing them!!

  2. I hate to admit this, but I've never read a Judy Blume book!

  3. So glad you loved Summer Sisters! It's been years since I read it so I don't remember details, just the main plots of the story, but I know I loved it.

  4. OH my gosh Judy Blume! Take me back to my childhood! LOL. That sounds really cute! I'll definitely have to check it out!

  5. Damn it Eva, I may never get over sleeping through my chance to meet Ann M. Martin. I thought I had made peace with it, but apparently NOPE. I'll be over in the corner crying now.

    I also just spent way too long in the rabbit hole of the rest of the amazing links you shared! My Monday Musts for YOU? Well... The 100 Season 3 comes out on DVD in a couple days so I am rewatching. And Hamilton is in my head again. So umm you should probably not ask me, or if you do, know that my answer will always be "one of my problematic obsessions". 😂


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