The Last Summer (of You and Me) The author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants tries a heavier wardrobe in The Last Summer (of You and Me) . Two twentysomething sisters… The Last Summer (of You and Me) The author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants tries a heavier wardrobe in The Last Summer (of You and Me) . Two twentysomething sisters… 2007-06-05 Fiction Riverhead
Book Review

The Last Summer (of You and Me) (2007)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 05, 2007; Writer: Ann Brashares; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Riverhead

The author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants tries a heavier wardrobe in The Last Summer (of You and Me). Two twentysomething sisters and Paul, their troubled, rich pal, grapple with serious issues: sex, career, and illness.

Source of Angst
While Paul and bookish Alice have a secret affair, athletic, once-confident Riley finds herself adrift.

Bottom Line
Though its Terms of Endearment trajectory can feel manipulative, Ann Brashares' writing is natural, insightful, and affecting. A-

Originally posted May 18, 2007 Published in issue #938 Jun 08, 2007 Order article reprints