How to Ruin a Summer Vacation
YALSA 2007 Teens’ Top Ten "A breezy read." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books “Fresh, fun and fabulous! Guaranteed NOT to ruin your summer vacation!” —Mari Mancusi, author of Boys that Bite How To Ruin a Summer Vacation Moshav? What’s a moshav? Is it “shopping mall” in Hebrew? I... show more
YALSA 2007 Teens’ Top Ten "A breezy read." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books “Fresh, fun and fabulous! Guaranteed NOT to ruin your summer vacation!” —Mari Mancusi, author of Boys that Bite How To Ruin a Summer Vacation Moshav? What’s a moshav? Is it “shopping mall” in Hebrew? I mean, from what Jessica was telling me, Israeli stores have the latest fashions from Europe. That black dress Jessica has is really awesome. I know I’d be selling out if I go to a mall with Ron (my biological father), but I keep thinking about all the great stuff I could bring back home. Unfortunately for 16-year-old Amy Nelson, “moshav” is not Hebrew for “shopping mall.” Not even close. Think goats, not Gucci. Going to Israel with her estranged Israeli father is the last thing Amy wants to do this summer. She’s got a serious grudge against her dad for showing up so rarely in her life. Now he’s dragging her to a war zone to meet a family she’s never known, where she’ll probably be drafted into the army. At the very least, she’ll be stuck in a house with no AC and only one bathroom for seven people all summer—no best friend, no boyfriend, no shopping, no cell phone… Goodbye pride—hello Israel.
Publish date: October 8th 2006
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Young Adult Contemporary
, Young Adult Romance
Series: How to Ruin (#1)
Meine MeinungGleich zum Anfang, ich bin ein bekennender Simone Elkeles Fan. Bis jetzt hat mir jedes ihrer Bücher gefallen. Sie sind einfach fantastisch romantisch und herzzerreißend. Jedes davon hat mich zum Lachen und fast zum Weinen gebracht, auch dieses hier.„Nur ein kleiner Sommerflirt“ ist ein ...
I bought this book at a yard sale last summer for a quarter. I definitely feel like I got my money's worth. If I had paid full price, my feelings would be different. The Good: - The story takes place in Israel. That was actually the main reason I picked it up. I've never read a book set in Israe...
Not a very deep book, but interesting, as it features an American girl learning about herself through the culture and faith of her Israeli heritage and homeland.
It was a very easy read. Avi isn't overrated. And the Amy's pov is just kickass, not the typical damsel in distress. It wasn't so heavily dramatic. As I read through, it's as if Amy took me with her to Israel. In the process, I learned a few things such as values: about family, parents, lost, longin...