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Friday, October 19, 2012

[Review] My Favorite Mistake by Chelsea M. Cameron



Book Blurb: 

Taylor Caldwell can't decide if she wants to kiss her new college roommate or punch him.

On the one hand, Hunter Zaccadelli is a handsome, blue-eyed bundle of charm. On the other, he's a tattooed, guitar-playing bundle of bad boy. Maybe that's why Taylor's afraid of falling in love with him, or anyone else. She doesn't want to get burned, and even though her other roommates adore him, she wants him gone before it's too late.

Hunter himself has been been burned before, but the fact that Taylor calls him out on his crap and has the sexiest laugh ever make him decide maybe love isn't a lost cause. They make a bet: if she can convince him she truly loves or hates him, he'll leave the apartment--and leave her alone. The problem is, the more time they spend together, the less she hates him, and the more she moves toward love.

But when the man who holds the key to Taylor's fear of giving up her heart resurfaces and threatens to wreck everything, she has to decide: trust Hunter with her greatest secret, or do everything in her power to win that bet and drive him away forever. 

Review:  I don't read a lot of contemporary fiction, paranormal is more my thing, but I read the author's other book, Noctalis and I really liked it so I thought I would see what this one was like.  I really had fun reading My Favorite Mistake. 

Taylor is such an awesome character.  She has spunk and sass.  She has built up a wall around herself and doesn't let guys in.  When she discovers her new college roommate, Hunter, he really gets under her skin.  She has conflicting feelings throughout - not knowing whether she wants to kiss Hunter or hit him. 

Hunter on the other hand, has a reputation as a bad boy that gets around.  Hunter and Taylor bicker back and forth.  Hunter has gotten hurt in the past.  Will the two be able to get over their pasts and see the relationship that they could have together?  Read My Favorite Mistake to find out.

The writing is well done.  The characters are well developed.  The book moves along at a good pace, keeps you turning pages.  Chelsea M Cameron doesn't disappoint.


Author Info:

Chelsea M. Cameron is a YA/NA writer 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. 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.

She has two books out now, Nocturnal and Nightmare, the first and second books in the Noctalis Chronicles about a girl with a dying mother who meets an immortal boy. The third book, Numb will be out this August, and the fourth in the winter. Her other book, Whisper, about a girl who is alive, a boy who isn't and the complications that go along with their relationship, released June 16 and is the first in a trilogy.

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My Favorite Mistake

1 comment:

Jenea Whittington said...

Great review.. I really would love to get this one. Taylor and Hunter sounds really awesome too..

Jenea @ Books Live Forever

 
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