Looking for a great YA beach read? This new book is a fast-paced romance all about taking chances on life and happiness. Just before graduation Parker Frost has her future mapped out. She’s never been a risk-taker, to the dismay of her fun-loving, party-girl best friend. But when she discovers the journal of Julianna Farnetti, Parker’s fate could change. Julianna was the town’s golden girl, before a tragic car accident killed her and her boyfriend ten years before. Now, just weeks before graduation, how much is Parker willing to risk to uncover the truth?
Golden is a quick, fun read. It has everything you need in a summer escape: a road trip, a wacky best friend, and a crush-worthy guy, not to mention a ten-year-old mystery to uncover.
Golden by Jessi Kirby; Simon & Schuster; $16.99