Darned If I Can Tell You How Magic Works

But this award-winning novel can

Tucker Lieberman
3 min readJun 12, 2022

Summer Fun by Jeanne Thornton — book cover
Summer Fun

If you read the description of Jeanne Thornton’s 2021 novel Summer Fun, you’ll learn that it’s the story of a young woman “obsessed with the Get Happies, the quintessential 1960s Californian band.” The character feels she needs to know: “Why did the band stop making music? Why did they never release their rumored album, Summer Fun?”