Whilst Summer Skin presents itself as a classic romance underneath there runs a very real exploration of sex and sexuality. Through the main character of Jess, Kirsty Eagar lends the story a feminist voice counterpointing the decades of swooning ladies and conquering heroes we have been privy to in other romance novels. Summer Skin is the story of the relationship between Jess and Mitch, uni students, whose relationship evolves slowly as they discover what sex, love and intimacy means to them.
Age recommendation: 15+
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