First love, whales, and a hot lifeguard. What more could you want? Well, The Edge of Summer delivers all that and more in this swoony summertime love story set on Cape Cod. But it’s not all sunshine and whale fins as Coriander Cabot must navigate the loss of her best friend and struggling to keep up with all her promises. Let’s just say, there are tears and smiles in equal measure in this one! But enough of my gabbing. Feast your eyes on this whale of a cover! (Yes, I know my whale jokes stink. But this cover is gorgeous, so whatever!)
Cover illustrator: Dion MBD
Fans of Sarah Dessen and Morgan Matson will be swept away by this big-hearted novel about one girl navigating first loss and first love during a summer on Cape Cod.
Saving the whales has been Coriander Cabot and her best friend Ella’s dream since elementary school. But when tragedy strikes, Cor is left to complete the list of things they wanted to accomplish before college alone, including a marine biology internship on Cape Cod.
Cor's summer of healing and new beginnings turns complicated when she meets Mannix, a local lifeguard who completely takes her breath away. But she knows whatever she has with Mannix might not last, and that her focus should be on rescuing the humpback whales from entanglement. As the tide changes, Cor finds herself distracted and struggling with her priorities.
Can she follow her heart and keep her promise to the whales and her best friend?
About the Author
Erica George is the author of Words Composed of Sea and Sky. She resides in northern New Jersey, but spends her summers soaking up the salty sea air on Cape Cod. She invites you to follow her at ericageorgewrites.com or on Twitter @theericageorge.