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5 sucky summer sitches (from books) we hope don't happen to us

Summer is finally here, and that means there’s plenty of time for some much-needed pool action. Sure, it may be fun to re-read The Fault in Our Stars while hanging in the sun for the millionth time, but we’ve got some other stellar summer books for you to try out. It’s always fun to go to on vacations during summer, but what happens when your summer goes from fab to drab? You’ll LOL at these summer bummers.

Which icky summer sitch are you hoping never happens to you? Share in the comments below.

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    How My Summer Went Up In Flames by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski 

    Rose thought her summer would be spent hanging out and having fun, but all gets flipped upside down when she receives a restraining order from her ex. Who would’ve thought repeatedly calling him and somehow accidentally lighting his car on fire would cause her to spend the summer waiting out her court sentence?

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    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney

    No one had a worse summer than Greg, and Rodrick is the only one who knows what really happened. Greg has to spend his time trying to keep his secret from being told to everyone—which means keeping his diary safe. Be glad that you don’t have to deal with a sticky summer sitch like this.

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    Kiss the Morning Star by Elissa Janine Hoole 

    Anna is still trying to get over her mother’s death, so her and her BFF Kat venture out on a cross-country road trip that has more than one unexpected turn. What’s supposed to be a fun getaway turns into an unforgettable summer full of unfortunate mishaps, hilarious events and a friendship that will last a lifetime.

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    Right of Way by Lauren Barnholdt

    The last thing you would want to do during summer is spend it with your ex. Unfortunately, this is exactly what happens to Peyton. After Jace broke up with her not far into their long distance relationship, Peyton has no idea what she did wrong. When summer comes around the two are thrown into a road trip where they have to face each other for the first time since the breakup. Yikes! We’re definitely glad to not be in that awkward car ride.

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    Spells and Sleeping Bags by Sarah Mlynowski

    When Rachel finally gets her powers, she couldn’t be more excited to test out her new magical abilities. All plans are ruined, though, when Rachel and Miri are sent to a sleep away camp where both her crush and soon-to-be enemy will also be. After an unfortunate spell mishap, Rachel is stuck in the body of her enemy and must convince her family of the truth. Hey, even witches have bad days!

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by Caitlin Moynihan | 2/1/2016