Summer Sisters Judy Blume

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

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Judy's list of writing tips. Judy and her husband George Cooper live on islands up and down the east coast. Without the hassle of having to walk twelve-year-olds through puberty, Blume is free to make a beeline for the sweaty, grunting raunch.

Caitlin and Victoria Vix who spends almost every summer together developed a strong relationship. Alone on the water, with time to think, dm samsung hdd the idea for Summer Sisters first came to me.

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The characters were realistic and credible, but I guess just too nitty gritty for me. But I still wonder how Vix could remain friends with Caitlin through the years.

Just before graduation, Bru asks Vix to marry him, but she says no after realizing that they do not want the same things in life. Vix hasn't talked to her oldest friend in months. There was no way this would ever work with Bru. Caitlin lived in a rich family with supportive father and step mother but she is always held back by her royalty to her real mother.

Bev Taylor i think it is left to each reader to make their own conclusion base on how they saw the character. Oh, Caitlin finally does end up marrying Bru, much to the dismay of Vix.

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Starting with the things I liked, I appreciated the book for it's nostalgic factor and being a quick, light read. Every girl knows what it's like to have a completely honest to god best friend, one that you feel is your sister. But the sad fact is that I had expectations and they were not met.

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She makes new friends, most notably Maia, her uptight roommate whose worrisome ways begin to grow on Vix, but they become close. And the early magic of their long, complicated friendship has faded. And as we follow the two women on the paths they each choose, we wait for the inevitable reckoning to be made in the fine spaces between friendship and betrayal, between love and freedom. The woman who sold us the place had lived there year-round for thirty years and she'd given each cabin a name. Why and how do they remain so close even as they grow apart and lead different lives?

Blume wrote in a point-of-view that was constantly flitting from one unimportant character to the next. It sounded exotic, exciting.

It's not life-changing writing, but it's an interesting story with unique, funny characters. Caitlin knows she is gorgeous and gets whatever she wants, and Vix is a reserved, shy, loyal follower of Caitlin.

Vix, meanwhile, reconnects with Abby's son Daniel's friend Gus, whom she spent all those summers with years ago at the vineyard. For every woman who has ever had a friend too dangerous to forgive and too essential to forget, Summer Sisters will glue you to every page, reading and remembering. Quotes from Summer Sisters. Like so many of the other reviewers, I was a huge Judy Blume fan growing up.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. It's probably just a personal peeve, but I wish she hadn't skipped around to the other people's viewpoints. When the phone rings she grabs it, expecting a call from the segment producer at Regis and Kathie Lee. Open Preview See a Problem? It took me years to collect.

The girls keep in loose contact over the years, each becoming busy with her own life until the fateful day when Caitlin makes that phone call and tells Vix about her upcoming nuptials to Bru. Now, years later, Vix is working in New York City. It was sad how her other friends urged her to let Caitlin go, but she never could. Look, I've had shitty friends. This made the book more interesting, and gave me ideas outside of my own for what each character was thinking in different situations.

But I happened to come across this one when visiting my mother. She has spent her adult years in many places doing the same thing, only now she writes her stories down on paper. Caitlin fulfilled every fantasy and lived out every flighty decision she wanted - yet still never found happiness. She could abandon her sick father, poor sister, dead brother - but never this one girl. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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Caitlin's father, Lamb, marries Abby, another divorcee with her own son. Caitlin is getting married on the Vineyard. Caitlin is accepted to Wellesley College but chooses not to attend and travels abroad. Clearly Caitlin was an awful human being at her core.

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