Summer of 69

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  • Hardcover
  • 432 pages
  • Summer of 69
  • Elin Hilderbrand
  • 04 December 2018
  • 0316420018

About the Author: Elin Hilderbrand

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Summer of 69 Follow New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand back in time and join a Nantucket family as they experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a 1960s summer.Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century It s 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a changing Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother s historic home in downtown Nantucket but this year Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel Middle sister Kirby, a nursing student, is caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests, a passion which takes her to Martha s Vineyard with her best friend, Mary Jo Kopechne Only son Tiger is an infantry soldier, recently deployed to Vietnam Thirteen year old Jessie suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out of touch grandmother who is hiding some secrets of her own As the summer heats up, Teddy Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, a man flies to the moon, and Jessie experiences some sinking and flying herself, as she grows into her own body and mind.In her first historical novel, rich with the details of an era that shaped both a country and an island thirty miles out to sea, Elin Hilderbrand once again proves her title as queen of the summer novel. Free Download [ Summer of 69 ] By [ Elin Hilderbrand ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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13 thoughts on “Summer of 69

  1. Ana O says:

    Me I don t feel like readingElin Hilderbrand writes a book about the 1960sMe whips out credit card Standin on your mama s porchYou told me that it d last foreverOh, and when you held my handI knew that it was now or neverThose were the best days of my life I m kinda disappointed because I went in expecting it to be a flashback story about Bryan Adams and his summer crush Rest assured it is not.I ve always been fascinated by the 60 The free love era has given us Woodstock, quirky fashi Me I don t feel like readingElin Hilderbrand writes a book about the 1960sMe whips out credit card Standin on your mama s porchYou told me that it d last foreverOh, and when you held my handI knew that it was now or neverThose were the best days of my life I m kinda disappointed because I went in expecting it to be a flashback story about Bryan Adams and his summer crush Rest assured it is not.I ve always been fascinated by the 60 The free love era has given us Woodstock, quirky fashion, lava lamps, short skirts, the Kennedy family, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Doors, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, S E Hinton s The Outsiders, 2001 A Space Odyssey, Neil Armstrong on the surface of the Moon which may or may not be true Pretty good stuff amirite Summer of 69 is a terrific summer read Historical fiction is not my preferred genre, never has been, but I m glad I ve made an exception fo...

  2. Book of the Month says:

    Why I love itSiobhan JonesWe pick the books a few months in advance here at BOTM, so all the reading for June occurs sometime in mid March Maybe that was why I warmed to Summer of 69 so readily this beachy, feel good story with ample family drama and purple haze era feels had me practically smelling the sunscreen Then again, maybe I just liked this book so much because it was another satisfying winner from an author who always delivers the goods.Elin Hilderbrand s first historical novel plops Why I love itSiobhan JonesWe pick the books a few months in advance here at BOTM, so all the reading for June occurs sometime in mid March Maybe that was why I warmed to Summer of 69 so readily this beachy, feel good story with ample family drama and purple haze era feels had me practically smelling the sunscreen Then again, maybe I just liked this book so much because it was another satisfying winner from an author who always delivers the goods.Elin Hilderbrand s first historical novel plops us right into the flower power milieu of the 60s with a Vietnam draft notice From then on, as we are introduced to the different members of the Levin family the smart and stubborn Blair the irascible Kirby only son Tiger and the youngest, the quietly observant Jessie these cultural easter eggs abound Civil rights prot...

  3. Stephanie (Stephanie& says:

    Review to comethe perfect book to read on Memorial Day to kick off summer

  4. Christina says:

    4.5 In pure Elin Hilderbrand style, Summer of 69 brings a historical twist on your favorite Nantucket summer beach read In her first venture in the historical fiction genre, Hilderbrand takes us back in time to the summer of the moon launch, the Chappaquiddick incident and Woodstock The fashion, the food, the culture, the music, it s all there Using song titles from 69 as each chapter title, we are transported to a time when pregnant mommies smoked cigarettes and drank scotch to wa 4.5 In pure Elin Hilderbrand style, Summer of 69 brings a historical twist on your favorite Nantucket summer beach read In her first venture in the historical fiction genre, Hilderbrand takes us back in time to the summer of the moon launch, the Chappaquiddick incident and Woodstock The fashion, the food, the culture, the music, it s all there Using song titles from 69 as each chapter title, we are transported to a time when pregnant mommies smoked cigarettes and drank scotch to ward off morning sickness Having grown up in the 80s and 90s myself, this time period is a world I ve onl...

  5. Debbie says:

    This new summer beach read by Elin Hilderbrand has the usual setting but with a historical backdrop I enjoyed the titles of the chapters being songs from the era The characters were fully developed with the problems and conflicts that depicted the era The ending cou...

  6. Donna Hines says:

    I must note Little Brown and Company has recently auto approved me NetGalley and I m beyond ecstatic to read these wonderfully talented authors such as the one and only Elin Hilderbrand.I m a huge fan who enjoys her work for the obvious reasons as they never disappoint.The Summer of 69 is no exception as it s chock full of characters, vivid action, the locations center upon Nantucket and Martha s Vineyard both places rich in history and steeped in traditions as well as the historical aspect I must note Little Brown and Company has recently auto approved me NetGalley and I m beyond ecstatic to read these wonderfully talented authors such as the one and only Elin Hilderbrand.I m a huge fan who enjoys her work for the obvious reasons as they never disappoint.The Summer of 69 is no exception as it s chock full of characters, vivid action, the locations center upon Nantucket and Martha s Vineyard both places rich in history and steeped in traditions as well as the historical aspect that surrounded the era of the wild and crazy 60 s with the Levin Family.Every year the Levin Family offspring looked forward to visiting Nanny in downtown Nantucket until this year when Blair became pregnant, Kirby was immersed in civil rights protests with Tiger her only son being sent off to Vietnam, while 13yo Jessie was left behind with a whole hosts of grandma s secrets.The Queen of Summer Novels has proven ...

  7. Dkbbookgirl says:

    Great summer readTakes you back Family story with a very eventful summer as the backdropHighly recommended

  8. Jennifer says:

    When Elin comes out with a new book, it s a must Like a don t even read the synopsis no brainer Just as she delivered a multi dimensional page turner with The Perfect Summer, Summer of 69 is just as much a treat but with historical fiction at its core, which is a genre Elin hasn t presented before The story lines of several members of the Foley Levin families intertwine as their lives during the summer of 1969 unfurl or in some cases, unravel There s 13 year old Jessie, her mother Kate, When Elin comes out with a new book, it s a must Like a don t even read the synopsis no brainer Just as she delivered a multi dimensional page turner with The Perfect Summer, Summer of 69 is just as much a treat but with historical fiction at its core, which is a genre Elin hasn t presented before The story lines of several members of the Foley Levin families intertwine as their lives during the summer of 1969 unfurl or in some cases, unravel There s 13 year old Jessie, her mother Kate, and Kate s other three children, Tiger, a soldier ...

  9. Krystal Hicks says:

    As usual I loved this new novel by Elin Hildebrand The only reason I did not give it 5 stars was I felt the ending neededI felt like it came to a sudden halt But other than that I loved it Thank you to Little Brown and Netgalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

  10. Ilene says:

    Quintessential Elin Hilderbrand summer book with a touch of a classic Judy Blume Not the main point, but one of my favorite parts of Hilderbrand s novels are when she describes what the characters are eating, and the retro 1969 beach picnic descriptions were some of my favorite fun details It s not the most poignant novel written about this time period, nor is it the best book in the author s prolific collection, but if you enjoy escaping to Elin Hilderbrand s Nantucket you ll like her Quintessential Elin Hilderbrand summer book with a touch of a classic Judy Blume Not the main point, but one of my favorite parts of Hilderbrand s novels are when she describes what the characters are eating, and the retro 1969 beach picnic descriptions were some of my favorite fun details It s not the most poignant novel written about this time period, nor is it the best book in the author s prolific collection, but if you enjoy escaping to Elin Hilderbrand s Nantucket...

  11. Sarah Sabin says:

    And maybe, just maybe, this summer will end up being one that people write songs about Every summer, the Foley Levin family stays on Nantucket with Kate s mother, enjoying the sun, the beach, and the restaurants But this summer is different Tiger gets drafted to fight in Vietnam Blair is pregnant and her marriage is failing Kirby decides to spend her summer working on Martha s Vineyard, and Jessie is thirteen and her body is changing Set during the summer of the moon landing, this will be And maybe, just maybe, this summer will end up being one that people write songs about Every summer, the Foley Levin family stays on Nantucket with Kate s mother, enjoying the sun, the beach, and the restaurants But this summer is different Tiger gets drafted to fight in Vietnam Blair is pregnant and her marriage is failing Kirby decides to spend her summer working on Martha s Vineyard, and Jessie is thirteen and her body is changing Set during the summer of the moon landing, this will be one to remember.This was my very first Elin Hilderbrand novel and I keep thinking, How did I make it this long without reading her books I loved Summer of 69 I loved the characters, and the setting The writing was wonderful, the story beautifully executed Kirby was my favorite character as she was open minded, but also real She wasn t a perfect feminist or a perfect advocate for human rights She fought so hard against her own internal prejudices that she didn t even realize sh...

  12. Peggy Jaeger says:

    Set during the turbulent summer of 1969 America, Elin Hilderbrand s newest novel takes the reader on an emotional rollercoaster ride that mimics the tumultuous time it s set in.Siblings Blair, Kirby and Jessie each miss their brother, Tiger, who s been called off to Viet Nam to fight a war no one wants The sisters each have personal problems to deal with and could use the support of one another But, that isn t happening 13 year old Jessie is spending the summer at her grandmother s house a Set during the turbulent summer of 1969 America, Elin Hilderbrand s newest novel takes the reader on an emotional rollercoaster ride that mimics the tumultuous time it s set in.Siblings Blair, Kirby and Jessie each miss their brother, Tiger, who s been called off to Viet Nam to fight a war no one wants The sisters each have personal problems to deal with and could u...

  13. Jolene says:

    If it is possible to be nostalgic for a time and place you ve never been, this is exactly how this book made me feel There are four siblings in the Levin family, and we get all of their stories, as well as their mother, Kate s Tiger is off at war, in Vietnam Blair is pregnant extremely pregnant, and isn t sure what is going on with her husband Kirby is trying to distance herself from her family Youngest sibling Jessie is trying to figure out how she fits in This is a really fantastic his If it is possible to be nostalgic for a time and place you ve never been, this is exactly how this book made me feel There are four siblings in the Levin family, and we get all of their stories, as well as their mother, Kate s Tiger is off at war, in Vietnam Blair is pregnant extremely pregnant, and isn t sure what is going on with her husband Kirby is trying to distance herself from her fami...