Monday, 18 November 2013

Review: The Promise of Amazing

The Promise of Amazing

Publication Date: December 31st 2013        
~A copy was provided by Balzer + Bray, via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.~

Wren Caswell is average. Ranked in the middle of her class at Sacred Heart, she’s not popular, but not a social misfit. Wren is the quiet, “good” girl who's always done what she's supposed to—only now in her junior year, this passive strategy is backfiring. She wants to change, but doesn’t know how.

Grayson Barrett was the king of St. Gabe’s. Star of the lacrosse team, top of his class, on a fast track to a brilliant future—until he was expelled for being a “term paper pimp.” Now Gray is in a downward spiral and needs to change, but doesn’t know how.

One fateful night their paths cross when Wren, working at her family’s Arthurian-themed catering hall, performs the Heimlich on Gray as he chokes on a cocktail weenie, saving his life literally and figuratively. What follows is the complicated, awkward, hilarious, and tender tale of two teens shedding their pasts, figuring out who they are—and falling in love

I'll be the first to admit that when it comes to Contemporary Romance, I am out of my comfort zone, I don't read them often, but it's good to go over that line of comfort zone once in a while, and you know what? The Promise of Amazing is just about that.

Crossing lines, pushing the limits, being taken out of that comfort zone and actually finding you like it.