Tuesday, May 27, 2014

BLOG TOUR - Perfectly Messy by Lizzy Charles

Title: Perfectly Messy
Author: Lizzy Charles
Release: May 2014 

Popularity isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Justin Marshall knows this better than most. For the captain of the basketball team, small business owner, and son of Minnesota's next governor, life can get pretty overwhelming. But Justin can handle anything as long as he has Lucy, the girl who fell for the man he’s trying to be.

But for Justin and Lucy, finding time together proves challenging. Stolen kisses and whispered promises just aren't enough. That is, until scandalous photos of the couple are leaked to a press intent on creating a juicy scandal during Justin's dad's gubernatorial campaign. And when Lucy becomes fair play for the tabloids and gossip pages, Justin does the only thing he can to protect her: he breaks her heart.

For Lucy, junior year is everything she hoped it would be: new friends, second chances, and a boyfriend she can’t stop kissing. That is, until the boy she’s pretty sure she loves chooses the life his family wants for him, over her.

Now it’s up to Lucy to teach him what it really means to have everything. Because for Justin, being who everyone needs him to be just might cost him the one person he can’t live without.


 Perfectly Messy

As if this couldn't get more intense and interesting this book kicks it up a notch!

Lucy and Justin are getting along famously when the spit hits the fan. Life smashes into the young couple and things spin way out of control. Talk about a test of love! 

What Lucy and Justin go through is epic and it leaves you speed reading to find out what happens next. The supporting characters shine in this book as friends and family come together, clash and collide in this emotionally charged rollercoaster ride! 

I was left spinning afterwards. Finding myself at "The End" without realizing that I was so close. Wow. I really didn't think it would be better than the first book but it knocked it out of the park with subject matter that I don't see a lot of. I loved the grimy political aspect and seeing what something like that can do to a family's dynamic. 

Anyways I am not spoiling this, no way. I just don't roll that way!! 

I most definitely recommend this book with a ten star oh sorry, five star rating firmly attached. Get your copies of Effortless With You and Perfectly Messy today, you won't be disappointed!! Just make sure you settle into a comfy reading spot because you won't want to put it down!

5 of 5 stars!

 Book 1

School is out and Lucy is ready for the perfect summer: lazy days at the pool, invitations to the most exclusive parties, and romantic dates with her hot new boyfriend. That is, until she lands in trouble one too many times and her parents issue the ultimate punishment: a summer job. Suddenly, the summer can't end fast enough.

To make matters worse, the job is painting houses with Justin, the most popular, egotistical guy in school. Spending all summer with Justin might be other girls' dreams, but definitely not Lucy's. After all, Justin is cocky, annoying, and a jerk. So what if he's the most beautiful jerk Lucy's ever seen? Or that his grin makes her forget she’s mad at the world? Or that maybe, just maybe, there's more to Justin than Lucy realizes. Only one thing is certain: it won’t be the summer she wanted, but it might be exactly the one she needs.


Oh. My. Gawd. I love this book!!

Let me reign it in and start from the beginning! The characters right away were relatable and lovable I might add, well most of them anyway!

I definitely loved Lucy from the very beginning. I was pretty freaking shocked along the way but as far as Contemporary YA this is a really good read. It was a super addictive, why is life getting in the way of me reading, sort of book! I am ecstatic to have book 2, Perfectly Messy! Because I totally needed more of this story!!!!!

The plot is definitely a believable one. There's actually some pretty touchy subject matter going on here. It was just so good but I will most definitely not spoil it one little bit!!!!

If you love a good Contemporary YA read with swoonidge and a great MC, your search is over! Effortless With You is a five star read that will keep you captivated the whole way through!!

5 of 5 stars!

Perfectly Messy

Effortless With nYou

When Lizzy Charles isn’t scrambling to raise her two spunky toddlers or caring for premature and sick babies as a neonatal intensive care nurse, she’s in a quiet corner writing or snuggled up with a novel and a few squares of dark chocolate. Black tea keeps her constant and she loves guacamole. She married her high school sweet heart, a heart-melting musician, so it’s no surprise she’s fallen in love with writing contemporary YA romance novels.



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  1. Thank you so much for taking the time to review BOTH of my novels! Whoa!!! I am so flattered. Your reviews made me cry! Not even kidding. Best way to open on release day!!! <3

    1. I enjoyed every second of reading! It was most definitely my pleasure!