Title: The Lifeguard
Author: Deborah Blumenthal
Spending the summer at her aunt’s beach house, teenaged Sirena struggles with her parents’ divorce and falls in love with a mysterious lifeguard.
It’s an unsettled summer for Sirena. Back in Texas, her family’s splitting apart, but here in Rhode Island, at the cottage of her free-spirited aunt, it’s a different world. There are long days at the beach and intriguing encounters with him. Pilot. He’s the lifeguard with shamanic skills. He both saves her and makes her feel lost at sea. Sirena explores her obsession with Pilot and discovers his mysterious—almost magical—gifts.