The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan

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Read The Lake Effect Online Free - lake effect | n.
The effect of any lake, especially the Great Lakes, in modifying the weather in nearby areas

It’s the summer after his senior year, and driven, focused Briggs Henry is ready to leave behind his ex-girlfriend, his comically aggressive grandmother, and his parents’ money troubles for Lake Michigan and its miles of sandy beaches. He’s lined up a summer job working as a personal assistant and living in a gorgeous Victorian on the water—exactly the kind of house Briggs plans to buy his parents once he’s a multi-millionaire. But when he arrives, his boss, the eccentric Mrs. Bosic, tells him to get dressed for her funeral. Uh . . . It’s the first of many funerals they’ll attend this summer—to hilarious and eye-opening effect. Add to this a new set of friends-cum-enemies-cum-friends-again, and Abigail, the mysterious girl next door on whom Briggs’s charms repeatedly fail, and “the lake effect” is beginning to take on a whole new meaning.

Title : The Lake Effect
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ISBN : 0803740522
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 400 pages


Sophia rated it ★★★★★

July 12, 2017

This book is the perfect summer read. You can tell by just looking at the cover, but the story within proves the summer theme. This novel was like none other. It wasn't the classic YA contemporary plot, making this plot very unique and interesting to read. I found myself laughing during the durat...

Lori (Pure Imagination) rated it ★★★☆☆

June 25, 2017

I really love Erin's books! This is now one of my most anticipated of 2017. I can't wait to read it!

Heidi rated it ★★★★☆

July 18, 2017

Four stars: A fun, quirky coming of age book with terrific friendships and interesting life lessons. Briggs Henry has just graduated from high school. His summer plans include a job as a personal assistant for an elderly lady who lives on the beach of Lake Michigan. Even if he has to wait on an o...

Christina rated it ★★★★★

July 10, 2017

Briggs Henry is a real catch. He is a good student, college-bound, good-looking and comes from a caring family. He works a part-time job, plays on sports teams, and helps his grandmother out whenever he can. He's the picture perfect kid. He gets a job for the summer helping out an elderly Serbian...

Alexa rated it ★★★☆☆

July 09, 2017

Quirky, funny and just that little bit of heart to make me feel for this main character! While I didn't love it as much as I loved McCahan's Love and Other Foreign Words, I still thought it was a good read. I particularly liked the way it was simply about a summer -- all the new elements in one's...

Zemira (Kylo Ren fangirl) Warner rated it ★★☆☆☆

September 13, 2017

This book didn't work out for me, sadly.

Nicole rated it ★★★★☆

August 23, 2017

This is one of those perfect summer reads—the type of book you can read all in one sitting on a sunny morning (which is exactly what I did!). What Fed My Addiction: Good balance of light tone and heavy topics. This book covers some serious topics like death, chronic illness, class differences and f...

Carli rated it ★★★★☆

July 13, 2017

Let's be clear, this IS a summer romance, but the narrator is a guy. Briggs has graduated high school after doing everything that his parents expected of him. He is hired to help an elderly woman in South Haven, MI over the summer, and he definitely gets more than he bargained for. I laughed out...

Chaitra rated it ★★★★☆

July 27, 2017

A few weeks ago, I went into the teen section of my library's overdrive and checked out a number of books. I can't remember why, quite possibly because I was expecting that the adult section would be updated that day and it wasn't and I really wanted to download some books. As a result I've proba...

Stephanie rated it ★★★★★

July 21, 2017

Loved this one. Perfect mix of heart, humor, and honesty. Go read my full review at Forever Young Adult.

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