Overall, an excellent read and I cannot wait to check out more of Alyson Noel's work.
The ending went down, being too philosophical and corny for comfort, but the first two thirds of the book definitely made up for that.
My biggest complaint is the main character is bratty and selfish though just about the entire book!
I loved this book. It was written in e-mails, letters, Colby's blog, and by Colby's diary. I usually don't like books like this with all the mixed letters and e-mails and stuff,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Hope LaGrois (from Hope's Bookshelf)
My daughter did not like the "journal-format" that the book was written in. Here are seven more words; blah, blahPublished 9 months ago by Kennith J. Franklin
The story line is quite predictable as you read, but cute. My biggest complaint is the main character is bratty and selfish though just about the entire book! Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Cruel Summer has all of the elements of a perfect summer read: an exotic location, a love story, and a summer full of beaches and relaxation. Read morePublished 15 months ago by AboutToRead
Its a fun and easy read, not a great work of literature its what you expect it to be but it has depth and the characters are likable.Published 16 months ago by Lupita
I was pleasantly surprised with this book! I liked it a lot more than I thought I would. For me, it was a little tough getting into because Colby (the main character) seemed whiny... Read morePublished 17 months ago by PaigeM.
This book I thought was very interesting. Alyson Noel took a regular teen DRAMA plot and turned it into something else. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Shoe lover16
It's a nice summer book to read and has great morals and stuff. I love how ALyson puts herself into her stories like art and the places she's been and such.Published on September 27, 2012 by S. Locke
I liked this book. It was cute and I liked how the main character changed over the course of the story. It was nice to watch the main character mature. Nice read.Published on December 27, 2011 by dntnnedtoknow