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The New York Times bestselling debut novel from critically acclaimed author Jodi Lynn Anderson follows three very different girls as they discover the secret to finding the right boy, making the truest of friends, and picking the perfect Georgia peach.

Murphy McGowen has bright green eyes, a reputation as the wildest girl in Bridgewater, and a way of getting out of all the trouble she gets into. But when she's caught stealing from the Darlington Orchard, she's forced to repay her debt picking peaches in the hot Georgia sun.

Leeda Cawley-Smith has professionally whitened teeth and the softest skin her boyfriend has ever touched. Unfortunately, Leeda's parents aren't too keen on her being touched anymore. Now Leeda's country-club summer is out the window--she'll be getting a serious sock tan working at her uncle's peach orchard instead.

Birdie Darlington used to dance around her family's orchard picking peaches for fun. But now that her parents are getting divorced, Birdie would rather spend the summer in the A/C eating Thin Mints than pick another peach--too bad she doesn't have a choice.

Thrown together at Darlington Orchard, Murphy, Leeda, and Birdie discover what it means to find a real soul mate, and that sometimes cute boys know a lot about peach cider. And, of course, they learn the trick to picking a perfect peach. One thing's for sure--it's going to be a juicy summer.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 311 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 22.86mm | 294.83g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0060733071
  • 9780060733070
  • 116,757

Review quote

Anderson s tale encapsulates the state of ennui and anticipation that accompanies the last stretch of adolescence. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
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Back cover copy

Three Georgia peaches are in for one juicy summer . . .

. . . but Birdie would rather eat Thin Mints and sulk in the AC.

Leeda would prefer to sneak off with her boyfriend, Rex.

And Murphy just wants to cause a little mischief.

Together these three very different girls will discover the secret to finding the right boy, making the truest friends, and picking the perfect Georgia peach.
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Rating details

11,285 ratings
3.62 out of 5 stars
5 22% (2,468)
4 35% (3,899)
3 31% (3,511)
2 9% (1,037)
1 3% (370)

Our customer reviews

Birdie, Leeda, and Murphy are three girls that you need to get to know. Now. Murphy is the troublemaker, Birdie is the shy girl whose dad owns the peach farm all the girls work at, and Leeda can seem like the snobby girl, but deep down is very sweet. These three girls, who don't know each other at all when they first come to work, soon become best friends. They have their boyfriend problems, petty fights, and family problems that they help each other overcome, and that's what pulls them together. This book is definitely for THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS fans. All three of the girls are good and bad in their own ways and are loyal to each other. But not so much that it gets boring... Even though it was a little difficult to get into, I ended up loving PEACHES by the time I was done. A great girly-girl book, or even for anyone interested in how friendships form, and how peach-picking can impact a friendship. *Gold Star Award Winner!show more
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