The Summer of Sunshine and Margot - Susan Mallery

The Summer of Sunshine and Margot

By Susan Mallery

  • Release Date: 2019-06-11
  • Genre: Contemporary
Score: 4
From 473 Ratings


The Baxter sisters come from a long line of women with disastrous luck in love. But this summer, Sunshine and Margot will turn disasters into destiny…

As an etiquette coach, Margot teaches her clients to fit in. But she’s never faced a client like Bianca, an aging movie star who gained fame—and notoriety—through a campaign of shock and awe. Schooling Bianca on the fine art of behaving like a proper diplomat’s wife requires intensive lessons, forcing Margot to move into the monastery turned mansion owned by the actress’s intensely private son. Like his incredible home, Alec’s stony exterior hides secret depths Margot would love to explore. But will he trust her enough to let her in?

Sunshine has always been the good-time sister, abandoning jobs to chase after guys who used her, then threw her away. No more. She refuses to be “that girl” again. This time, she’ll finish college, dedicate herself to her job as a nanny, and she 100 percent will not screw up her life again by falling for the wrong guy. Especially not the tempting single dad who also happens to be her boss.

Master storyteller Susan Mallery weaves threads of family drama, humor, romance and a wish-you-were-there setting into one of the most satisfying books of the year!

Don't miss The Happiness Plan, a new novel coming from #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery where three women experience hope, heartache, and the power of friendship as they search for true happiness!


  • Long and tedious. Not worth the read or time.

    By Gale8787
    The story has a good premise but is miserable to read. It’s very wordy. I usually finish a book in - few days. This took over 2 weeks because I couldn’t make myself finish it. It has a pleasant story but is a wordy and tedious. I wouldn’t read it again.
  • What a great read!

    By KLTS21
    There is a theme this summer of sisterhood and summer books. The struggles internal and external, strong character development, and gripping plot are what kept me up all night to finish this story.
  • Summer of Sunshine & Margot

    By arh65
    A fun and happy read! I fell in love with the characters, love how the seem so real .
  • The perfect summer time read

    By Donajpatt
    This is a story of two sisters who seem totally different yet underneath they are seeking the same thing... Real love. Both seem to handle circumstances in different ways, one keeping everything under control and the other fly by the seat of her pants. They are trying to undo the curse of being unlucky in love and lasting relationships, Given that their mother and grandmother abandoned them. They both have so much left to give and trying to find the right person to give it to you. It’s such a wonderful story. I related to sunshine in so many different ways. I found myself rooting for her to succeed. Also in the fact that she inadvertently hurt people by following her heart. She was trying so hard to change to do things in the right way. You will love the story, you will fall in love with all the characters especially Bianca. Read it this summer, you won’t be disappointed.
  • Wonderful book

    By chell u
    Wonderful book, that I highly recommend. Family dynamics, twin sisters, love, and humor always make for a good summertime read. Throughly enjoyed!
  • Great summer read!

    By Tigressdana
    The Summer of Sunshine and Margot was just like Susan Mallery! Fun, light, and a great summer read. Although I do think Bianca’s name should have been in the title because she makes the book! She is a hoot! I am an only child and the relationship between Sunshine and Margot made me wish I had a sister I could lean on and have fun with! This is a great summer/beach read! Susan never disappoints!
  • Another Excellent Read

    By Winebuffs
    Enjoyed every minute of this new novel and can only hope we will see both Sunshine and Margot again in a future book!!
  • A great summer read

    By Rybecbensmom
    The Summer of Margot and Sunshine is a great summer read to pass the time on a sunny beach day or a rainy inside day. It follows twins Margot and Sunshine through their daily lives and interests in men that are “off-limits” in their minds. I very much enjoyed Bianca also.
  • The Summer if Sunshine and Margo

    By Ncbred07
    Susan Mallory has outdone herself with this book. Once again characters are in-depth and given unique personalities. Also the story is enhanced greatly with knowledge given regarding the monastery and its mysteries. Could not quit reading ! Ncbred
  • Great book!

    By Cheryl33610
    This beautiful story of two very different sisters hooked me from page one. Sunshine and Margot were very engaging characters were honestly trying to break out of old and destructive habits. Sunshine wants to be more than her physical appearance, while Margot has resigned herself to her job being her focus. While I was intrigued by Margot and her job as an etiquette coach, Sunshine is the sister I enjoyed the most. Bianca’s storyline was a bit of a disappointment at the conclusion; I think I was expecting a reason for the was she behaved. Connor was a delight and his father Declan was very yummy. I’m still processing how I feel about Alec, though. I finished this book within a few hours of starting it, so it definitely held my attention. This book was more women’s fiction than straight contemporary romance, which is my go-to genre of choice. Other than one particular sex scene, which I felt took me away from the relationship between the two characters, this was a solid read, enjoyable read.