About the Book
On Sale: 04/07/2020
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Tor Teen (April 7, 2020)
They have a love-hate relationship with summer.
Sidney and Asher should have clicked. Two star swimmers forced to spend their summers on a lake together sounds like the perfect match. But it’s the same every year—in between cookouts and boat rides and family-imposed bonfires, Sidney and Asher spend the dog days of summer finding the ultimate ways to prank each other. And now, after their senior year, they’re determined to make it the most epic summer yet.
But their plans are thrown in sudden jeopardy when their feud causes their families to be kicked out of their beloved lake houses. Once in their new accommodations, Sidney expects the prank war to continue as usual. But then she gets a note—Meet me at midnight. And Asher has a proposition for her: join forces for one last summer of epic pranks, against a shared enemy—the woman who kicked them out.
Their truce should make things simpler, but six years of tormenting one another isn’t so easy to ignore. Kind of like the undeniable attraction growing between them.
Praise for Meet Me at Midnight“Sweet and real, and fans of Sarah Dessen or Meg Cabot will find themselves hoping these pranksters find true love. With a light romance, humor, and summers full of swimming, parties, and bonfires, this is a perfect beach read.” —School Library Journal
“Pennington crafts two believable teens ensnared in a hate-to-love romance that is addictingly enjoyable. The comedic matchup between Sidney, a meticulous overthinker, and the charming yet snarky Asher will have readers rooting for the duo. A steamy, prank-filled summer romance that readers will devour.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Does Jessica Pennington have a PhD in chemistry? Because the sparks were FLYING! Meet Me at Midnight is full of wit and romance, with a plot that kept me guessing and characters that I couldn’t help but root for.” ―Lauren Morrill, author of Meant to Be
“A swoony, snarky, perfect romance, set during the summer before college when anything (even falling for your sworn enemy…) is possible. A must-read for YA romance fans!” ―Kerry Winfrey, author of Things Jolie Needs to Do Before She Bites It and Waiting for Tom Hanks
“Meet Me at Midnight is the young adult answer to The Hating Game, set at a picturesque Michigan lake house. Readers will fall for Asher and Sidney as they figure out if they’re better as sworn enemies, friends, or much more. A fantastic addition to any romance lover’s shelf!” ―Christina June, author of It Started with Goodbye and No Place Like Here
I was so excited for this book because it immediately made me think of home. And not the home I currently live in, but the place where I grew up. You know, we always have that one location that will always be considered home. For me that was a small town on a lake where everyone knew everyone, it takes forever to get anywhere, and you can almost always hear cows no matter where you are. So you can see why this book made me think about home! And it came at the perfect time because I’ve been feeling a little homesick lately.
This book was just so cute! Plus it involved one of my all time favorite tropes: enemies to lovers. Plus PLUS it’s the perfect read for as we’re nearing summer! Even if we’re all stuck in quarantine and social distancing we can at least escape a bit through the hijinks of new characters! And it helps that this is actually a fairly long story as far as contemporaries go, so you get to be entertained by it for even longer!
I really loved the hot and cold feel to this relationship. I say it all the time, but there’s just something about some good angst that hooks me into a story. But I actually found it even cuter seeing the familiarity between the two characters. That aspect just really helped me relate to the characters because that’s how living in a small town seems to work! But then again the whole setting felt familiar to me, and I just loved it so much!
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