So, I was originally going to reveal the cover for Through the Layers next week, but I totally goofed on planning certain things. Not a huge problem, it just means we get the cover reveal a little early! The official synopsis for Through the Layers will be coming soon. Here’s the cover…
It’s time to reveal the cover for Courting the Nerd. Ready?
So what do you think? Do you love it? I love it!! It’s great!
I don’t have a firm release date just yet. I’m hoping to lock that down within the next week or so, but it is definitely coming out in July.
This is a short story that takes place in the middle of True to You. As such, I’m calling it book 2.5. That means there will be slight spoilers for Matt and Izzy’s story. So if you haven’t read True to You, and don’t want spoilers, I’d recommend reading that before you read this short story. Want the synopsis? Here you go!
Natalie Frasier might not be the most popular girl in Woodbridge High, but she’s definitely on the first rung. She’s also on her way to being class valedictorian and she just made prom court, so who knows? Maybe she’ll be able to add prom queen to her high school resume before she heads off to college.
Sam Patterson is the prototypical nerd. Glasses, talks about sci-fi shows and comic books with his friends, and runs debate and chess club. As the saying goes, if you looked up the definition of a nerd his picture would be there. And now he can add another accolade to his high school biography: senior prom court joke vote.
When the prom court is announced, everyone knows who the joke votes are for the guys and the girls. And everyone knows the joke votes are always paired together. Except this year they’re not. Sam gets paired up with Natalie, much to both of their surprise. Now they have to survive one week as prom court couples. That’s if they can survive each other.
One of a Kind is a short story that takes place a year before Rumor Has It, and it’s finally available!
So, remember Emma talking about that cute boy she liked her junior year, Paxton? (What’s that? You haven’t read Rumor Has It? What are you waiting for?! It’s available on Amazon and free to read with Kindle Unlimited!) Anyways, Paxton was barely on two pages. But as soon as I wrote that small scene, I knew I needed to write a little more Paxton. So I did!
This short story takes place before Rumor Has It and offers no spoilers for any of the books that are out. And it is not going to be for sale. One of a Kind is exclusive to newsletter subscribers.
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Here’s the synopsis for One of a Kind:
Paxton Humphries is Woodbridge High’s resident emo-art freak. He’s heard every barb and insult in the book and has learned to roll with the punches. Literally. His best friends know who he really is and that’s enough for him. Sure, it’d be great if braggadocious jocks like Will Jones didn’t make fun of him or always get the girl. Especially incredibly smart and cute girls, like Desiree Williams. A girl he was just about to ask out at the beginning of the year, before Will beat him to it.
Desiree tells everyone Will is nice. And he was, er, is. He can be nice. She should be happy, dating one of the most popular guys in school. So why has she found herself feeling much more comfortable talking and laughing with Paxton during their class, than when she’s actually with her boyfriend? And why can’t she stop staring at his lips or that lip ring?