The Boys Next Door

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 27, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 336 pages
366 Reviews
Cute, available, and one cabin over

Lori lives for summertime on the lake. She spends all season wakeboarding, swimming, and hanging with her friends -- including the two hotties in the house next door. With the Vader brothers, Lori's always been one of the guys.

But while Lori and the "baby" brother, Adam, are inseparable friends, she can't deny a secret crush on Sean, the older Vader boy. This year Sean's been paying Lori a lot of attention, and not in a brotherly way.

But just as Lori decides to prove to Sean she's girlfriend material, she realizes that her role as girl friend to Adam may be even more important. And by trying so hard for the perfect summer romance, she could be going way overboard....

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I just read Forget You fell in love with her writing. - Goodreads
I liked the plot, but in the end, it kind of got weird. - Goodreads
The ending is great and romantic. - Goodreads
I love Jennifer Echols writing. - Goodreads
... the story is sweet and easy to read... - Goodreads

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User Review  - Claire Burnett - Goodreads

Great story about childhood first loves. Lori is in love with Sean and had been for years, looking on is his brother Adam, always seen as someone who is just a friend. When his Girlfriend cheats on ... Read full review

Review: The Boys Next Door (The Boys Next Door #1)

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Jennifer Echols was born in Atlanta and grew up in a small town on a beautiful lake in Alabama—a setting that has inspired many of her books. Her nine romantic novels for young adults have been published in seven languages and have won the National Readers’ Choice Award, the Aspen Gold Readers’ Choice Award, the Write Touch Readers’ Award, the Beacon, and the Booksellers’ Best Award. Her novel Going Too Far was a finalist in the RITA and was nominated by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults. She lives in Birmingham with her husband and her son. Visit her at

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