Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand


Elin Hilderbrand

fiction romance emotional reflective slow-paced

400 pages | first published 2012


A warm June evening, a local tradition: the students of Nantucket High have gathered for a bonfire on the beach. What begins as a graduation night celebration ends in tragedy after a horrible car crash leaves the driver, Penny Alistair, dead, and ...
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emotional 83%
sad 50%
hopeful 33%
lighthearted 33%
relaxing 33%
challenging 16%
inspiring 16%
reflective 16%


medium 83%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | N/A: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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