The Boys Next Door

The Boys Next Door by Jennifer Echols
Jennifer Echols
Simon Pulse
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Which boy will she choose? Lori loves to swim, wakeboard, and hang out with her friends at her lakeside home. She and her neighbors, the Vader boys, are terrific friends and love to spend the hot, humid summer days together. Lori and Adam, the youngest Vader brother, are inseparable friends who do everything together; although she can't deny her crush for Adam's older brother, Sean. She'll do anything to get his attention, even if it means "fake" dating Adam, which involves making out with the boy who she has always considered to almost be her brother. After realizing that getting Sean's attention is going to take a lot more work than expected, she decides to crank things up a notch with her and Adam's relationship. After taking things to the next level she realizes that maybe it's not Sean that she wants after all. But even if it is, she has gone too far to turn back now--or has she?

I really enjoyed The Boys Next Door because it mixed the right amount of romance, suspense, and irony to get the perfect concoction. The author, Jennifer Echols, picked a wonderful theme for the plot of this amazing story. I loved this book so much that I couldn't put it down, and I stayed up for hours into the night and lost a ton of sleep just to find out what would happen next. This is a great read year-round that will get your love life sizzlin'. I recommend The Boys Next Door to teenage girls who love reading novels that have a twist of a romantic conflict.

Reviewer Age:13

Reviewer City, State and Country: Upper Strasburg, PA United States


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