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Are you looking for fiction books set in Paris? Check out One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank, the perfect contemporary teen romance.
I love reading books set in places that I am about to visit. That is why before heading to France, I had to peruse One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank. One of the many great YA fiction books set in Paris, Swank pulled me into teen drama and heartbreak while giving me a personal tour of Paris.
One Paris Summer Book Information:
Title: One Paris Summer
Author: Denise Grover Swank
Publication Year: 2016
Genre: Contemporary Teen Romance | Books Set In Paris
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One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank Summary
Sophie Brooks and her brother, Eric, are forced to spend the summer in Paris with their father and his soon-to-be new bride. Off to a rough start filled with lies, deceit, and hurt feelings, why not add in an evil stepsister with a revenge-seeking agenda?
Camille is hell-bent on torturing Sophie; she and her friends are straight out of Mean Girls. Even worse, Eric’s friend and Sophie’s crush is coming to stay for the summer, and Camille goes straight for him.
Wanting only to play the piano and survive her short time abroad, Sophie sobs her way through the gorgeous tourist sights of Paris. Her French is nonexistent and her street skills lacking.
Sophie’s life finally turns around as she starts falling for a Parisian—it is the city of lights and love. At the end of the summer, she has tough decisions to make. I could not stop reading until I learned Sophie’s fate.
One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank Review
Blackmail, scandal, family troubles, well-rounded heartbreak, and best of all, dreamy romance makes this the perfect YA read for adults and teens.
I loved watching Sophie explore the streets of Paris. A few weeks after reading this novel, my husband and I hopped over to Paris from Sicily. In true Sophie style, we visited the Rodin Museum and gardens to strike a pose. Finding Sophie’s landmarks and playing along brought Swank’s young and fun Paris to life. Ah, to be adolescent again and in love.
Most inspiring, though, I championed Sophie’s soul-encompassing passion for the piano and her trials and tribulations of surviving abroad. As someone who spent a year living in another country, Swank really nails the ex-pat feeling.
One Paris Summer is a must-read for contemporary romance and travel lovers.
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Denise Grover Swank Bio
Denise Grover Swank is a bestselling author who started her writing career during NaNoWriMo. She writes both series and stand-alone books. Read more about Denise Grover Swank here.
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