Book Review: Who We Were by Christy Sloat

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Who We Were Book Cover Who We Were
Christy Sloat
Anchor Group Publishing
September 15,2014
approx 168

“Who we were had washed away with the summer. Who we are was yet to be seen.”
Summer school at Alcott High was only supposed to gain Sadie Peters extra credit, nothing more. Her goal wasn't to make friends, or gain the attention of the most popular football player, yet she managed both. Her life was cruising along on course ... until that summer.
Could a simple stint in a different school change her identity completely and introduce her to love for the first time? How would that affect her relationship with Lily, her best friend?
Hopefully their friendship was strong enough to make it through the tumultuous summer. Sadie learns that great things come with change, but sometimes memories of the past are hardest to part with.

*I was provided an ARC in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are strictly my own *

My Review: I loved reading Who we were. I went through the awkward teenage stage, where I felt I didn’t fit in with the popular kids at school. This book brought back those memories of wanting to reinvent myself and be part of the popular in crowd. I could also understand how Sadie felt losing her best friend. At that age everything seems more traumatic than it really is.

Christy has a great way of describing the scenery and the emotions of the high school kids. I could easily picture what was going on and like I said it kind of reminded me of things I went through as a teenager. I loved seeing Sadie fall in love and learn the difference between love and lust or infatuation. I would easily recommend this book to my girls who are teenagers now and going through those awkward teenage years. I can’t wait to read more of Christy Sloat’s books