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About the book

Anna’s always idolized her older sister, Storm. When Storm dies in a tragic car accident on the night of her high school graduation, Anna is completely lost. That is, until she finds Storm’s summer bucket list and decides to honor her sister by having the best summer ever—which includes taking an epic road trip.

Setting out to do everything on the list along with Storm’s best friend Cameron—the boy next door—who knew that Storm’s dream summer would eventually lead to Anna’s own self-discovery?

Read Someone Else’s Summer today!

About the author

Rachel Bateman grew up with an abundance of sisters, but an unfortunate lack of boys next door. When she’s not writing, you can find Rachel sewing, wrangling chickens, or secretly planning her next road trip. Rachel lives with her husband and two young sons in Great Falls, Montana.

What people are saying

“Plenty of romantic moments will make starry-eyed readers swoon.”


Kirkus Reviews

“Someone Else’s Summer is the perfect combination of self-discovery, romance, and road-tripping adventure. Grab this one for your beach bag!”


Jessi Kirby author of Things We Know By Heart

“Equally heartbreaking and inspiring, Rachel Bateman’s Someone Else’s Summer is a journey of love and healing that examines the true meaning of bravery.”


Kristina McBride author of A Million Times Goodnight

Some Fun Facts

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On the road with Anna and Cameron