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New Release Review! CRAZY STUPID FAUXMANCE by Shellee Roberts (Creative HeArts #3–Mariely and Cabot #1)

In case you missed it, Shellee Roberts visited the blog earlier in the week–check out her post (with a giveaway!) here.

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Synopsis:

After Mariely Hinojosa and Cabot Wheeler both break up with their significant others at the same party, Mariely sees a way to get even with both of their exes. Everyone knows that the best way to get over a breakup is a hookup—a fake hookup, that is. Three weeks, all fun, no strings, and definitely no heartbreak at the end.

But somewhere between the sweet hand-holding and melt-your-mind kisses, their fake relationship starts to feel less like an act and more like the real thing…but Mariely’s a free-spirited girl from the other side of the tracks, and Cabot’s the hot trust-fund guy from the Hills.

They’d never work for real…

Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book contains a kickass heroine, a boy so hot he’ll make you shiver, and a falling-in-love story fit for the big screen. You’ll want to settle in and have the popcorn ready.

Mariely and Cabot Book 1 of 3
Mariely and Cabot Book 2 coming Winter 2017

 

Review:

A fake relationship! And with soooo much adorableness, I can’t even 🙂

Poor Mariely and Cabot–both of them had their (less-than anyway, so it was really for the best) relationship ended in a very public way and with tons of drama (**jazz hands!). This is of course not fun at any time, but it’s particularly unfortunate when you’re in high school. A small, close-knit high school makes things even worse… But don’t worry, there’s a fake relationship on deck to make it all better!

I liked that both Mariely and Cabot kept feeling drawn to try and “rescue” the other one throughout the book–it was just so sweet. Even when they barely knew each other, they wanted to make things better for the other one–obviously, the writing was already on the wall for these two! Watching as their interest turned to “like” turned to maybe something else made me not want to put the book down until I’d reached the last page.

Crazy, Stupid, Fauxmance would work well as a standalone if you haven’t had a chance to read the other two in the series yet ( Ten Things Sloane Hates About Tru and How Willa Got Her Groove Back ) since each book deals with a different couple. If you have read the others, since Mariely’s Willa’s best friend, you’ll get an extra bit of Willa and Finn time in this one (yay!) and there’s a brief Tru and Sloane sighting as well.

I can’t wait for the next book in the series–it’s just so much fun!

Rating: 4 stars / A-

I received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review.

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