It’s the summer of 1955. For Ethan Harper, a biracial kid raised mostly by his white father, race has always been a distant conversation. When he’s sent to spend the summer with his aunt and uncle in small-town Alabama, his Blackness is suddenly front and center, and no one is shy about making it known he’s not welcome there. Except for Juniper Jones. The town’s resident oddball and free spirit, she’s everything the townspeople aren’t―open, kind, and full of acceptance.
The June Boys by Court Stevens is a masterfully written thriller/mystery. This book is guaranteed to rattle your emotions. A fantastic thriller with the mystery of the identity of the kidnapper a secret until the end will keep you riveted to the story throughout. Keep on reading to get to know my full thoughts.