If you follow me on Twitter or have been keeping up with my blog since August, you’re probably aware that I am in love with ‘Love Songs & Other Lies’, author Jessica Pennington’s debut novel. I was lucky enough to win an ARC copy of the book and posted a review of it back in August. In case you haven’t heard of it, allow me to enlighten you.
Here’s the official synopsis from Amazon.
That’s the thing about the past…
Back-of-the-classroom anonymity is all Cam wants from the tiny Michigan town he’s calling home. A new life uninterrupted by the tragedy he left behind. Until he meets a girl who piques his interest and their relationship quickly turns into a confusing mix of friendship, musical adventure, and a love he didn’t expect…or want.
…as soon as it’s over, it can come right back
Two years after turning into the #1 Fan of the Breakup Anthem, Virginia “Vee” Miller is just looking for a fun, carefree summer. So she agrees to join a few of her old high school friends on a battling bands reality show tour bus. What she doesn’t know is that they also invited Cam. Her first love, and her first heartbreak. Between playing fake-girlfriend to one band member and faking friendship-only interest in Cam, it’s not exactly the fresh start she had in mind. Because Cam sees right through her, and his determination to win her forgiveness is causing its own TMZ-worthy problems for Vee. With cameras rolling, she’ll have to decide if her favorite breakup anthem deserves a new ending. And if she’s willing to expose her own secrets to keep Cam’s under wraps.
Something else that you may or may not know about me is that I sing and play drums in my own band, Double Identity. Young adult contemporary romance fiction that is about people in bands is one of my absolute favorite kind of book to read.
Pennington has created a street team called ‘The Tour Bus’ for readers to help promote the book and there are still spots left. If you join the street team, you will get special access to giveaways, challenges, sneak peeks and exclusive team swag. You’ll also get to read a copy of the book early! I’ve already joined the team and I would love it if you all did as well.