The Trouble With Kissing Frogs

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The Trouble With Kissing Frogs
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Seven Steps Publishing
Age Group
13+
Published Date
January 01, 2019
ISBN Number
1792886209
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SOPHIA'S KISSED PLENTY OF FROGS. HAS SHE FINALLY FOUND HER PRINCE? The last time Sophia Johnson spoke to Josiah Walker, she gave him a fake name, a very real kiss, and a broken heart to remember her by. Now, he's back, and handsome as ever. There's just one problem: he hates her guts for lying to him last year. When he embarrasses her in front of the entire school, the feeling becomes mutual. But, when Josiah is hired as her tutor and cast as her co-lead in the school play, old feelings begin to resurface and sparks start to fly. Will Sophia resist Josiah's charms? Or can this frog turn into her bona fide prince? The Trouble With Kissing Frogs is a funny, emotional, enemies-to-lovers, second chance, older brother's best friend romance. Inspired by The Princess and the Frog, it’s a tale of one girl's journey to find her voice and find love. Grab your copy of this unforgettable young adult contemporary romance today. St. Mary's Academy is a young adult contemporary romance series that brings classic fairytale characters to life in a modern day, high school setting. It's filled with angsty heroines, hot heroes, and drama galore. Be prepared. You've never read fairytales quite like this. Book 1 - The Boyfriend Agreement Book 2 - Chasing Mermaids Book 3 - The Golden Boy Book 4 - Stealing Hearts Book 5 - The Secret Lives of Princesses Book 6 - The Trouble With Kissing Frogs Book 7 - Rebels, Love Letters, and the Secret Crush

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Friendship, Fun, and Crushes
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'The Trouble with Kissing Frogs' by Seven Steps tells the story of Sophia and Joe, two people who seemingly find love at first sight, only to have it ripped away by lies.

While Sophia never means to hurt Joe, she lies to him about her name in order to spare herself any trouble. When the cat is let out of the bag a year later, Joe is beside himself with anger, letting her know that he doesn't intend to have anything to do with her. The problem is that they now attend the same school, and Sophia hasn't been able to get him out of her mind since their first kiss after knowing each other for all of an hour. Joe does a better job of hiding his feelings, not letting on that she meant as much to him as he meant to her.

Despite having decided that they were finished with each other, they end up being in the same play. While Sophia would be happy being behind the scenes, never to even show her face, she is cast opposite Joe in the play, and she finds herself growing close to him once again. Yet, every time they seem to find that the ice between them is thawing, a wrench is thrown into the mix. Couple that with her cousin Quincey being best friends with Joe, and Sophia finds she has a recipe for disaster. Quincey is always saying things in attempts to make her mom suspicious of Sophia's actions, and Joe is always saying things to Sophia that she can't help but interpret as flirty. Every time she thinks they're making progress, something gets in the way, and she wonders if her interest in Joe is truly one-sided, and if his feelings and the way he is acting are all in her mind.

Sophia's friends help to keep her grounded while her feelings for Joe drive her crazy. Even though she has sworn off boys, she is willing to give in to temptation if Joe chooses to reciprocate her feelings. The problem is that she just can't read what he's thinking, and every time they get close, he does something that makes it seem that being together is the worst possible idea.

A fun and engaging novel, 'The Trouble with Kissing Frogs' is chock full of friendship, fun, and crushes. Anyone who has read – or plans to read - any of the St. Mary's Academy series by Seven Steps, of which this is one of the novels, will truly enjoy this story of love, lust, and temptation.
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A fun and engaging novel, 'The Trouble with Kissing Frogs' is chock full of friendship, fun, and crushes. Anyone who has read – or plans to read - any of the St. Mary's Academy series by Seven Steps, of which this is one of the novels, will truly enjoy this story of love, lust, and temptation.
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