The Last Last-Day-of-Summer by Lamar Giles

The Last Last-Day-of-Summer

A Legendary Alston Boys Adventure

Lamar Giles

304 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade science fiction adventurous fast-paced


When two adventurous cousins accidentally extend the last day of summer by freezing time, they find the secrets hidden between the unmoving seconds, minutes, and hours are not the endless fun they expected. Otto and Sheed are the local sleuths in ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 173 reviews


adventurous 89%
funny 73%
lighthearted 68%
emotional 21%
hopeful 21%
mysterious 15%
reflective 5%
relaxing 5%


fast 61%
medium 38%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 54% | A mix: 45%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 46% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 15%

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