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“This highly anticipated coming-of-age novel... delivers the
perfect sunny trifecta: summer camp drama, growing pains,
and the enduring power of female friendships.”
— Redbook

A Barnes & Noble 2017 Discover Pick · A Refinery29 Summer Book Club Pick

Named a Best Book of Summer 2017 by: 
Vanity Fair 
· ELLE · Redbook · Domino · Yahoo · Khloe · 
Newsday · Providence Journal · Houston Chronicle ·
PureWow · Catapult · Elite Daily 
· The Knot

 

 

"Berman’s debut recalls the beloved teen and adult novels of Judy Blume, both in topic and prose style: simple, powerful, unafraid to confront serious issues." — Kirkus Reviews

"Berman entices readers with this coming-of-age tale of two girls...This story of facing life’s difficulties is most memorable because of Berman’s excellently crafted, multifaceted characters." — Publishers Weekly

“Berman’s command of prose is astounding. The more you read, the more difficult it is to believe that this is a debut novel... Charged with hope, longing, an unexpected sensuality, and a bruised tenderness, Perennials is a book you should most definitely put near the top of your reading list.” — Pop Dust

"This compelling, immersive look at summer camp life will appeal to anyone who appreciates tales of friendship." — School Library Journal