My Life Next Door

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DIAL (CHILDREN), 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 394 pages
66 Reviews
A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another

?One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.

The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase's family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself?

A dreamy summer read, full of characters who stay with you long after the story is over.

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This is a sweet first love story. - Goodreads
The ending seemed rushed and not clarified. - Goodreads
Yeah, the colors are pretty and the font is nice. - Goodreads
I can't stand when an Author uses sex as a gimmick... - Goodreads
Good little love story but the rest is just so so. - Goodreads
The premise completely charmed me. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Staciesnape - LibraryThing

My life next door for me was a mix between The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler and The Distance Between Us by Kasie West and most of the time I hate when books remind me of others, but this was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristin (KC) - Goodreads

*3.5 Stars* A fun and refreshing, sweet summer read! The writing was fluid and wonderfully captured the essence of being a teen in a very realistic manner. While the story didn't necessarily blow me ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Huntley Fitzpatrick lives in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

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