Friday, October 12, 2012

Blog Tour: My Faovirte Mistake - Review/Character Profile/Giveaway

My Favorite Mistake
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Release Date: September 29, 2012




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.

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Review:
First let me start by saying I don't normally read non young adult books but sometimes I like to venture out and this well worth the venture.  We meet Taylor and her two roommates who are awaiting their fourth roommate, when a knock comes on the door and there stands Hunter.  i can only imagine what went through every ones minds.  This story made me miss college with so much passion, I wish I was back there and having as much fun as these characters were.

Taylor is surprised that the school sent over Hunter, a boy to live with her and her two roommates, it may have been the worst or best thing that ever happened to her.  It all depends on what day it is, but there is an undeniable attraction between the two of them.  It's strong, and magnetic.  The both of them are so much alike they just don't even realize it.  Both have gone through tough times and even though Taylor decides to deal with it by being a hard ass, and Hunter ever the smooth flirt.  Again you have no idea how much I missed college reading this book.

The characters were great, they were complex and had some depth to them because they were all so different yet all of them were going through different things and the way they w I know. I read this book very quickly because it piqued my interest from the very beginning and I'm hoping somewhere there will be a continuation because there is still so much that can be told by the other characters.  The dynamic relationship between the two main characters had me laughing and enjoying their constant fighting/flirting all a mask for their undeniable attraction and fun flirting.  This book was good, you have to read it and reminisce about the things you went through or have seen other people go through.  Fun but serious read. 

I really love the cover too, very simple fun and playful just like the book itself, with the contrast in colors showing the more serious parts.  Go read it!
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Character Profile: Mase
(author’s note: The person who best resembles Mase is Ryan Lochte *swoon* He'd just have to dye his hair)

Name: John “Mase” William Mason, II
Age: 21
Birthday: August 18
Zodiac Sign: Leo

Favorite Color: Green

Childhood Ambition: To be a breakdancer

Favorite Food: Lasagna
How would you spend your ideal Saturday night?
Something active like dancing, or going for a walk or camping or something like that. Especially if I had a pretty dark-haired girl with me. *wink*

Favorite Movie: Fight Club

Favorite Song: I like whatever has a good beat. Usher, Flo Rida, that kind of thing. I don’t have a specific favorite song.
How many tattoos do you have?
Two. Mason, my last name on my arm and Harper, my sister’s name on my chest.

Lightning Round
Night or Day?
I’m cool with whatever. As long as I’m having a good time, and I’m with good people.

Sour or Sweet?
I’m not much for sweets, so sour, I guess.
City or Country?
There are more places to have fun in the city and more people, but I’ve always liked having trees and quiet around me.

Fate or Luck?
I’ll go with luck. It’s been pretty good to me so far.
Quote: “You should never doubt Hunter when he brags about something. Most of the time if he's bad at something, he just won't talk about it. If he's bragging, it means he's telling the truth.”

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About the Author

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
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Giveaway
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15 comments:

Traci @ The Reading Geek said...

Great review! I thought this book sounded really good when I first heard about it last month. I'm happy to hear you liked it and I'm definitely planning on getting a copy!

siriusyareader said...

My greatest mistake... Probably cheating on a quiz. I didn't get caught but guilt followed me.

Unknown said...

My biggest mistake: my current husband not being my first and only husband. But it turned out ok, because I don't think I would know how blessed I am now if I hadn't gone through all the crap with the first one. Life isn't perfect now but I am incredibly happy and loved now. :)

Kayla's Place said...

My biggest mistake - oh how do I choose... probably getting married as young as I did... but It turned out to be the best thing ever :)

Jessica Thompson said...
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Jessica Thompson said...

My greatest mistake...being married to my ex. Though if we hadn't been married I wouldn't have my angel girl! So it turned out great!

Dovile said...

My greatest mistake was to return an expensive silver ring to the online shop that I've bought it from. They sent me it in a wrong size and had to send me a ring in the right size, but the ring went out of stock, and I never receive a refund despite several emails. So now I've got no ring and no money. This happened a few years ago, but I can't forget this

Anonymous said...

My greatest mistake would be giving my ex a second chance. But if I hadn't, I wouldn't have my wonderful kids!

Anonymous said...

My greatest mistake would probably be avoiding my ex-best friend when she had issues back in high school. But because of that mistake I met my current best friend's that I really treasure. :)

Anonymous said...

My greatest mistake would probably be avoiding my ex-best friend when she had issues back in high school. But because of that mistake I met my current best friend's that I really treasure. :)

Unknown said...

I would say, sticking by someone for the wrong reasons. It eventually ended, but not soon enough. I now have to rebuild what was destroyed.

Unknown said...

My greatest mistake was giving my ex a second chance.

DeeDee Griffin said...

My greatest mistake was taking a few years off college. It was a total waste of time career-wise, but I did have a lot of fun!

mary ann(RunOnce828) said...

was when my cousin got into a fight because of me and I just stand there looking dumb...gahhh

city said...

thanks for sharing..