Tuned Into You

 
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Tuned Into You
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Bookfish Books
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16+
Published Date
January 16, 6212
ISBN Number
0997528303
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A summer party is the last place Lydia Flowers wants to be. Beer pong? Stupid, foot-wrecking shoes? Random hookups? No thanks. Lydia would rather be in her cleats practicing her bat handling skills. Enter Abe Fischer, the Nashville Teen Idol superstar. He’s a lip-syncing party animal with a short fuse; or at least that’s what the tabloids say. Except, Abe turns out to be nothing like the guy Lydia’s read about online. He’s sweet, and the way he talks to his horse…sigh. Then life throws Lydia and Abe a curveball. They are wrongfully arrested for destruction of property. Their choices? Either work on the Fischer Farm for the summer earning nothing more than blisters and a sunburn, or have the arrest go on their records, which would ruin Lydia’s shot at a softball scholarship. It’s a no-brainer. Lydia picks up a pitchfork, pulls out the SPF 40, and prepares for the worst two months of her life. When the press gets wind of a big secret Abe’s family has been keeping, things become even more complicated. Now Lydia has another choice to make: stick around for Abe’s messed-up life in the spotlight, or go for the scholarship of her dreams.

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The Pain of Young Love

A story detailing the pain that can sometimes come with young love.

The story:
Wrong place, wrong time. Lydia didn't even want to go to the party and then found herself in the back of a cop car with a teen singing star she didn't want to like. Her punishment? Working on Abe's father's ranch alongside the man himself. Somewhere amid the birthing horses and fences in need of mending, they realized maybe they were just what each other needed. Abe was exciting and more than she could've imagined. Lydia was down to earth and a good escape from the spotlight that's been plaguing him.
But when secrets come to light and that spotlight finds Abe once again, it may be enough to tear them apart.

What I loved:
There's a sweet innocence in the first part of the book that's hard not to love. Lydia is a fantastic character who is experiencing everything for the first time. Abe is much more experienced and much more complicated, but in the beginning, it's hard not to fall for his charm. The side characters - Lydia's family mainly - round out the fantastic cast. The pages flow easily and quickly and don't once slow enough to allow the reader to get bored.

What was just okay:
As the story went on, Abe proved himself to be rather weak, not standing up for Lydia on multiple occasions and treating her poorly. He redeems himself though.

Final verdict:
A thoroughly entertaining story of love and secrets and fame and what to do with each.

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