Friday, March 14, 2014

Take a Picture & Chain Reaction by Lena Goldfinch

About the Book
TAKE A PICTURE (A Novelette)
A young (temp) paparazzi photographer falls for a teen pop star...
This lighthearted contemporary romance for teens and young adults points its lens at Troy Alexander (19), an aspiring singer turned temp paparazzi photographer, and teen pop diva, Ashlyn Sunshine (19 going on 25).
Troy Alexander is detoured on his road to fame as a lead singer, so he takes a job as a temp paparazzi to earn enough money to get home from his gap year in New York City. His assignment lands him in the path of Ashlyn Sunshine, pop music diva and former child actress. They end up spending one memorable summer afternoon together...
+Bonus Short Story:
When a "reveal your secret crush" chain letter goes awry, Joy gets caught in the middle.

My Thoughts
Take a Picture was a cute short story! I liked how Ashlyn was really normal and nice despite being famous and Troy was a good character too though his reactions to things annoyed me occasionally. The premise of the story was rather cool and it was pretty well executed! If you are looking for a sweet and quick read I would recommend this!
Chain Reaction was a fun little prequel to Haunting Joy! It was cool to see Joy notice Nick for the first time and their few interactions were sweet knowing what happens in Haunting Joy! I also really liked how Dave wasn't the normal arrogant high-school boy and was actually sweet to Joy! 

Meet the Author
LENA GOLDFINCH writes fantasy and romance for teens and adults. She's a sucker for a good old-fashioned romance, whether it's a novel, novella, or short story, young adult or adult, fantasy or realistic, contemporary or historical. Elements of romance, fantasy, and mystery have a way of creeping into her writing, even when she's writing something light and contemporary. Her latest release is TAKE A PICTURE, a lighthearted contemporary romance for teens and new adults, which includes a bonus short story, CHAIN REACTION, a prequel to HAUNTING JOY. You can learn more about Lena and her books on her website.

I received this book free in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.


Lena Goldfinch said...

Thanks, Abbi! What a sweet review. Glad you liked the stories. :)

Amber Holcomb said...

Aww, thanks for sharing this during the tour, Abbi! This really is a cute read, isn't it? :) I agree about the premise of Take a Picture and the sweet relationships in Chain Reaction!


Kara said...

Great job on this review, Abbi, my goodness don't you just love that cover?! So glad you enjoyed the short stories, have a blessed weekend :)

Lena Goldfinch said...

Aww, thanks, Kara! I had a lot of fun designing this cover. :)

Abbi Hart said...

Lena-You are welcome!

Amber-No problem! Yeah it was cute!

Kara-Thank you!! I love the cover too, so cute!

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