“She showed me that people can be good and there can be hope, even when it hurts.”
The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones | Daven McQueen
312 pages | Publication Date: June 16th, 2020 | Wattpad Books
Never has a title that seemed to go by so quickly so eloquently dealt with such complex issues on life, friendship and what it was like for biracial individuals in the 1950’s. My heart went out to these characters, made me feel like I was right there with them, and so powerfully took all those feels and KEPT delivering them throughout every
Ethan Harper is comfortable in his skin, until he finds himself living with his aunt and uncle in a town so unlike his own, where his father has banished him for the summer. Frustrated, this young boy must face actions that confuse and scare him, and at times feeling like he’s all alone.
Until Juniper Jones arrives in a flash of red hair and spunky attitude – a character sure to warm your heart and want nothing more than great adventures. Incredible characters, with constant surprises and endearing moments that will have you reaching for the tissues while simultaneously wanting more.
Complex issues, family drama, a bully, and lessons on incredible friendship make this title an absolute MUST read, right now. page of this book.
Thank you to Netgalley, Daven McQueen and Wattpad publishing for an advance reader copy of this remarkable title in exchange for my honest review.