The day Brigitta accidentally flings herself into the lap of a guy she’s never met, her friend Natalie is convinced he’s Trent Yves, egotistical heartthrob-in-hiding. When the boy, who calls himself Luke, is nearly eaten by a cougar, Brigitta finds herself saving his life, being swept into his spectacular embrace and wondering if she wants Natalie’s fantasy to be true.

As the two spend the summer together raising orphaned cougar cubs, Brigitta still can’t be sure of his true identity. But then again, since her grandparents’ death, her father’s sudden urge to give away all their possessions and become a shaman, and her own awkward transition from girlhood into a young woman, she isn’t sure of anything. What is the truth? More importantly, can she accept it?

A literary novel that explores death, the transition to adulthood, spirituality, and identity, this fresh take on summer romance will enchant fans of Sarah Dessen and Deb Caletti and capture your heart.

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“The Summer Of No Regrets will nudge its way into your heart with its endearing characters and captivating storyline. Katherine Grace Bond has deftly created a very appealing read that brims with hope and humor.”

Justina Chen, author of North of Beautiful

“What do you get when you mix a teen heart throb, orphaned baby cougars, and a girl on a search for answers to life’s big questions? You get The Summer of No Regrets, a story full of fun and heart.”

Deb Caletti, National Book Award finalist and author of The Six Rules of Maybe

“The Summer of No Regrets is funny and hopeful but also provokes deeper thinking… This book will have you laughing and crying.”

Trini, A Book Lover’s Review

“…a light, fun, romantic read. I’d recommend this book to fans of Sarah Dessen.”

Jess, Gone with the Words

“expect the unexpected. And unexpected is a good thing in The Summer Of No Regrets.”

Jena, Shorty Says

“There was something about Brigitta’s fierce heart… It was honest without being preachy. ..There may be budding romance and crazy capers, but this is no light summer read.”

Jessica, Wastepaper Prose

“I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough.”

Tiffany, on Goodreads

“When you read this book, you undoubtedly will fall in love with Brigitta. She is, as Luke tells her, a very unique girl. She is true to herself, yet has normal teenaged insecurities. She is impetuous and overwhelmed. She is lovely and wonderful, and she deserves for you to read her story.”

Cupcake’s Book Cupboard

“This isn’t a typical light summer read, it opened up a bunch of questions and went a lot deeper than just summer flings…I loved that while it went deeper than I thought, it was still a fun and quick read. I definitely recommend this one if you want a fun read with some substance.”

Ambur, Burning Impossibly Bright

“the sort of book that should top your “to reads” list…there was a depth to this book that I didn’t expect.”

Amanda at “Letters Inside Out”

“…most memorable. With a really unique protagonist, and situation…

I really liked the way that the religion was handled in this novel. None of it was really preachy, or was forced upon the reader… I found it really interesting to meet different side characters that came from different backgrounds…

As soon as Luke enters the scene in this book, I was so fascinated by him. He’s every other girls dream; tall, mysterious, incredibly good looking, smart. I really didn’t judge Brigitta too much for getting so caught up in their relationship, because I loved Luke!”

Dorian, Ester’s Ever After

The Summer of no Regrets