The opinions expressed in this review are those of the reviewers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of nospoilerreview.com, its owners, or its staff. This post may contain affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here.
Let’s talk about It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey is about a Hollywood “It Girl” who’s cut off from her wealthy family and exiled to a small Pacific Northwest beach town where she butts heads with a surly, sexy local who thinks she doesn’t belong.
Note: Our reviews will contain just the basics – no spoilers. We hope they will help you find something new to watch, read, and listen to as well as tv shows, movies, books and podcasts to avoid altogether!
It Happened One Summer
Author: Tessa Bailey
Genre: Fiction, Romance
As seen on E!Online, PopSugar, CNN, EliteDaily, Vulture, Buzzfeed, Bustle, the Nerd Daily, PARADE, LA Magazine, Country Living, USA Today, and more!
Piper Bellinger is fashionable and influential, and her reputation as a wild child means the paparazzi are constantly on her heels. When too much champagne and an out-of-control rooftop party land Piper in the slammer, her stepfather decides enough is enough. So he cuts her off and sends Piper and her sister to learn some responsibility running their late father’s dive bar… in Washington.
Piper hasn’t even been in Westport for five minutes when she meets big, bearded sea captain Brendan, who thinks she won’t last a week outside Beverly Hills. So what if Piper can’t do the math, and the idea of sleeping in a shabby apartment with bunk beds gives her hives? How bad could it be? She’s determined to show her stepfather—and the hot, grumpy local—that she’s more than a pretty face.
Except it’s a small town, and she bumps into Brendan everywhere, she turns. The fun-loving socialite and the gruff fisherman are opposites, but they have an undeniable attraction. Piper doesn’t want any distractions, especially feelings for a man who sails off into the sunset for weeks at a time. Yet as she reconnects with her past and begins to feel at home in Westport, Piper starts to wonder if the cold, glamorous life she knew is what she truly wants. LA is calling her name, but Brendan—and this town full of memories—may have already caught her heart.
I loved how Piper and Brendan’s relationship progressed. Their build-up was absolute perfection. This is such a cute and sweet read, especially during the summertime, and I can not wait for it to be adapted into a film.
I give It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey 5 out of 5 stars.
91% of Google users like this
Have you read It Happened One Summer yet? Let me know what you think about it in the comments below. Don’t forget to visit often to find out what book you should read next, which tv show or movie you should watch next, and what podcast you should listen to next. We will also be sharing new releases, canceled shows, and more! Thank you for visiting no spoiler reviews!