Saturday, November 23, 2013

Review & Giveaway: For Real by Chelsea M. Cameron

Two people. One fake relationship. What could go wrong?
When virgin Shannon Travers gets fed up with her friends demanding that she find a boyfriend, she enlists the help of tattooed, mohawk-rocking graphic design student Jett. He’s more than happy to play along with their Fake Relationship, including the Ten Rules of Fake Dating that control-freak Shannon comes up with. Even if he likes to violate them. Repeatedly.
But what happens when Fake Dating starts to feel… not fake anymore? Will Shannon be willing to let go and embrace the first thing in her life that’s ever felt REAL?

 Laura's Review: 

I don't know why, but I just love the "fake relationship" romance trope. Gets me hooked every time. This was the second book by Chelsea M. Cameron I've read and I enjoyed it just as much as the first one. She's perfected the light, fluffy romance novel that's perfect for an afternoon escape. Nothing too heavy or serious to weigh it down. I loved Shannon, I loved Jett (and his name!) - they worked perfectly together. Shannon's friends and the reasons for the fake relationship were odd - why would she be friends with such horrible people? - but I've learned not to let the question such things in romance novels linger too long and just go with it. A predictable yet still satisfying HEA finish tops of a great read.

For Real: 4/5 stars

About the Author:
Chelsea M. Cameron is a YA/NA New York Times/USA Today Best Selling author from Maine. Lover of things random and ridiculous, Jane Austen/Charlotte and Emily Bronte Fangirl, red velvet cake enthusiast, obsessive tea drinker, vegetarian, former cheerleader and world's worst video gamer. When not writing, she enjoys watching infomercials, singing in the car and tweeting (this one time, she was tweeted by Neil Gaiman). She has a degree in journalism from the University of Maine, Orono that she promptly abandoned to write about the people in her own head. More often than not, these people turn out to be just as weird as she is.

Her New Adult Contemporary Romance titles include My Favorite Mistake, which has been bought by Harlequin along with a sequel, Deeper We Fall and Faster We Burn (April 20, 2013)

Her Young Adult books include Nocturnal, Nightmare and Neither, the first three books in The Noctalis Chronicles. The fourth and final book, Neverend will be out in 2013. Whisper, the first in The Whisper Trilogy is also available, with the second book in the series, Silence and the final book, LIsten coming out in 2014.

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