Loving the Rock Star (The Rosewoods Rock Star Series, #4)

The Rosewoods Rock Star Series

Book 4
Over The Cliff Publishing
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Don’t tell anyone, but Vanessa Capri, the girl who always said she hated musicians, is starting to enjoy her life on tour with a bus full of them. Working on tour with the band and her best friend, who’s rocking it as Wiretap’s dedicated vlogger and social media manager, she’s started to find her groove. Also, and maybe most importantly, she’s finally found the right guy. With his sweet personality, total rock star good looks, and musical abilities, Will is definitely the one for her – once the tour wraps and they can actually be together, of course.

But when Nessa’s family life takes a twist, and her mother suddenly returns from the dead after five years lost at sea, her on-hold romance isn’t the biggest problem in her life. As she tries to deal with her family drama, barely keeping it together, Will drops his own truth-bomb in her lap. As someone who might just have abandonment issues (thanks, Mom!), Nessa finds herself struggling to figure out what’s best for her family, Will, and for the band. But where do her own needs fit in? 

As Nessa’s life feels like it’s spinning out of her control, she starts to think maybe staying away from musicians would have been a good strategy after all.

Loving the Rock Star is the fourth book in The Rosewoods Rock Star series, for readers who love swoony romantic comedies about rock stars and the girls who can’t resist them. 

Keywords: musicians, rock band, boy band, music, tour, contemporary romance, young adult contemporary romance, boarding school, high school, friendship, boys, kissing, first love, humorous romance, romantic humor, funny romance, flirting, teen, teenage, rich, wealthy, elite, young adult, new adult, coming of age, love triangle, boys, relationships, firsts, friendships, play, Hollywood, Celebuspawn, scholarships, royalty, celebrity,  boyfriend, series, The Rosewoods

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Halloween is coming and everyone knows what that means: costume party! For Brooklyn Prescott, the best thing about being the new school liaison was supposed to be planning the Halloween dance. Who doesn't want to escape herself, even if it's just for one night? But The Rosewood School for Academic Excellence has banned costumes and now Brooklyn's faced with the possibility of her first event being a total flop. Not to mention that she's planning the dance with Dave, the sexy and neglected boyfriend of her roommate, Emmie. Awkward! 

It's not like planning the dance is her only concern either. On top of classes she's got equestrian team practice, and Coach Fleming has been acting very oddly. Talked into sneaking out to collect some intel with her friends, Brooklyn may have stumbled onto a huge, juicy secret that could involve the coach in a potentially career-ending scandal. And then there's Jared, who seemed to be into her, but has suddenly disappeared without a trace - not even a text message. 
Things at Rosewood are getting complicated for Brooklyn, just as she's starting to fit in. The more she tries to uncover the secrets surrounding her, the more she realizes that her friends and even the faculty are all wearing masks. Does she dare look underneath them? Or does she put on one of her own? 
Masquerade is the second installment of The Rosewoods, an exciting new Young Adult series for readers who love fun, flirty love stories. 

Books by Katrina Abbott:

The Rosewoods Series:

Taking the Reins
Masquerade
Playing the Part
Reading Between the Lines
I'll Never Forget (short story)
This Point Forward
Risking It All (short story)
Making Ripples
Acting Out
Hitting the Target (August 2015)

Keywords: contemporary romance, young adult contemporary romance, boarding school, high school, friendship, boys, kissing, first love, humorous romance, romantic humor, funny romance, flirting, teen, teenage, equestrian, Olympics, rich, wealthy, elite, young adult, new adult, coming of age, love triangle, boys, relationships, firsts, new girl, free first in series, series, masquerade ball, masquerade, school dance, secrets, child actor, boy, boyfriend

Celia Thomas should be living a charmed life; as the niece of Hollywood’s current it guy, whose whole family is on the payroll, she doesn’t have to worry about money or future job prospects. Except maybe she doesn’t want to go into the family business. Although with her marks being what they are, there’s a chance she won’t even finish her year at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence, let alone find her perfect career. After years of just skating by, she’s now flunking everything and the dean isn’t going to stand for it for much longer.

At least her romantic prospects are looking up as things start to heat up in the kitchen with Shane, her student supervisor. Then, Evan Jenkins, or Jenks—another long-time crush—starts showing interest. Two guys; what a problem to have! But Celia knows she needs to focus on her marks because getting the boot from Rosewood will kill all her chances at romance and finding a happily ever after. Knowing she can’t do it on her own, Celia hires a tutor, but in many ways that just complicates things even more.

It seems the only things she can count on are her friends: her Rosewood girls and the new tutor who seems so worldly and knows a lot more than just algebra and history. But can the girl who seems to have everything really have it all?

Turning the Page is the ninth installment of The Rosewoods, an exciting Young Adult series for readers who love fun, flirty love stories. 

The Rosewoods Series:

Taking the Reins (FREE)
Masquerade
Playing the Part
Reading Between the Lines
I'll Never Forget (FREE short story)
This Point Forward
Risking It All (FREE short story)
Making Ripples
Acting Out
Hitting the Target 

Keywords: contemporary romance, young adult contemporary romance, boarding school, high school, friendship, boys, kissing, first love, humorous romance, romantic humor, funny romance, flirting, teen, teenage, equestrian, dressage, Olympics, rich, wealthy, elite, young adult, new adult, coming of age, love triangle, boys, relationships, firsts, new girl, Shakespeare, school play, Hollywood, Celebuspawn, scholarships, royal, celebrity, spies, mystery, CIA, boyfriend, African American, bi-racial, free, free book, multi-racial, multiculture, 

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Over The Cliff Publishing
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Mar 20, 2018
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242
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English
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Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance
Juvenile Fiction / Performing Arts / Music
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Young Adult Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Young Adult Fiction / Romance / Romantic Comedy
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Dating & Sex
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Vanessa Capri hates musicians. She has good reasons to, just not ones she’s willing to talk about, even with her best friend, Sandy Thibeault. Vanessa has a long history with rock stars; as the daughter of a famous music producer, she’s spent her life around them and knows about the seedy underbelly of the music business. She knows firsthand how the industry ruins lives and families, and she’ll do anything in her power to stay away. Until the talent show at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence—her boarding school for the rich and famous—where she sees Willmont Davidson perform. She recognizes his rare talent and knows he needs to audition for her father’s new boy band. Except Willmont isn’t buying what she’s selling and seems to be immune to the lure of the music business. Vanessa is determined to get him on board, though she’s also committed to maintaining her distance from the band. Especially when one of the members turns out to be someone from Vanessa’s past—someone she’s been trying for months to get over.

But then her summer plans—relaxing at her house in the Hamptons with Sandy—are threatened when her best friend decides she wants to follow the band on tour. It’s a dream come true for her to be the band’s exclusive teen vlogger and Vanessa’s dad loves the idea to help build buzz, so who is Vanessa to stop her? Sandy wants her to come along, but while Vanessa’s not going to stop her friend, there’s no way she’s going on tour.

Despite her efforts to stay away, Vanessa gets caught up in the tour preparations and starts not hating it (or the guys) as much as she would have expected. And then, when things start to go wrong, they don’t just want her on tour, they need her. Will Vanessa rise to the challenge? And if she does will she be able to protect her heart from these boys who were built to be heartthrobs?

Along for the Ride is the first book in The Rosewoods Rock Star series for readers who love swoony romantic comedies about rock stars and the girls who can’t resist them.

Note: The Rock Star books are companions to the original Rosewoods series, but take place after it, beginning chronologically after Crossing the Line (book 10). There are some spoilers, but each series can be read independently.

Keywords: musicians, rock band, boy band, music, tour, contemporary romance, young adult contemporary romance, boarding school, high school, friendship, boys, kissing, first love, humorous romance, romantic humor, funny romance, flirting, teen, teenage, rich, wealthy, elite, young adult, new adult, coming of age, love triangle, boys, relationships, firsts, friendships, play, Hollywood, Celebuspawn, scholarships, royalty, celebrity,  boyfriend, series, The Rosewoods, YA, ya romance, love

The school year is winding down at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence, but Brooklyn Prescott is nowhere near ready to leave her friends behind to go home for the summer. Also, there’s that unfinished business with Brady—she can’t leave for the summer with how things are between them now. But how is she supposed to get through to him when he won’t even talk to her to let her explain? Not to mention that he’s moved on and found someone else, a mystery girl that no one knows. The best Brooklyn can do is try to put it all behind her and move on. At least she knows that when she’s ready, there’s someone in the wings waiting for her, someone who makes her laugh and wants to spend time with her. He may not be Mr. Right, but as Brooklyn’s friends tell her, maybe the distraction of Mr. Right Now is just what she needs.

And then there’s her writing project with Celia that will hopefully help get her mind off her mess of a love life. Maybe creating a book boyfriend will help her get over the real one that got away. Can she make it through the rest of the year without getting her heart broken again?

Crossing the Line is the tenth installment of The Rosewoods, an exciting Young Adult series for readers who love fun, flirty love stories.

The Complete Rosewoods Series: 

Fresh Start (series prequel) 
Taking the Reins 
Masquerade 
Playing the Part 
Reading Between the Lines 
I'll Never Forget (prequel to This Point Forward) 
This Point Forward 
Risking it All (alternate POV short story) 
Making Ripples 
Acting Out 
Hitting the Target
Turning the Page
Crossing the Line

Keywords: contemporary romance, young adult contemporary romance, boarding school, high school, friendship, boys, kissing, first love, humorous romance, romantic humor, funny romance, flirting, teen, teenage, equestrian, dressage, Olympics, rich, wealthy, elite, young adult, new adult, coming of age, love triangle, boys, relationships, firsts, new girl, Shakespeare, school play, Hollywood, Celebuspawn, scholarships, royalty, celebrity, spies, mystery, CIA, boyfriend, series, final, Rosewood Academy,

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Vanessa Capri is living the life a million girls would envy: she’s the acting tour manager for her producer father’s fledgling boy band. Except that living in a tin can (even a luxuriously outfitted tin can) with a bunch of boys isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. Not only does she sleep in a bunk in what the boys affectionately (and scarily accurately) call the morgue, but she has to share a tiny bathroom with nine other people, works ridiculous hours doing everything for the band, and has had to put her own life on hold. From arranging meals and buying toothpaste, to settling squabbles and tearing down stages, she’s the go-to girl for the band. Even though she has her best friend, Sandrine Thibeault, with her as the band’s in-house vlogger and social media manager, being on tour is not the easy and relaxing summer in the Hamptons she’d planned on.

Still, Vanessa takes her role very seriously and is committed to doing a great job for her father, which means no dating on tour. Such is her plan. But keeping a professional distance from the guy she’s into—one of the very hot and irresistible band members—is a lot harder than it sounds.

Not normally one to get caught up in the whirlwind life lived by rock stars, Vanessa’s past and present begin on a collision course; her reasons for not wanting to get involved with musicians become clearer than ever. Because while the band starts selling out concerts and becoming social media darlings, the fallout causes Vanessa’s personal life to circle the drain. There isn’t much she can do but go along and hope her heart doesn’t get thrown under the wheels of the tour bus.

Going on Tour is the second book in The Rosewoods Rock Star series, for readers who love swoony romantic comedies about rock stars and the girls who can’t resist them.

Note: The Rock Star books are companions to the original Rosewoods series, but take place after it, beginning chronologically after Crossing the Line (book 10). There are some spoilers, but each series can be read independently.

Keywords: rock stars, musicians, rock band, boy band, music, tour, contemporary romance, young adult, ya, contemporary romance, boarding school, high school, friendship, boys, kissing, first love, humorous romance, romantic humor, funny romance, flirting, teen, teenage, rich, wealthy, elite, young adult, new adult, coming of age, love triangle, boys, relationships, firsts, friendships, play, Hollywood, Celebuspawn, scholarships, royalty, celebrity,  boyfriend, series, The Rosewoods

Kaylee Bennett has never felt like she really fit in at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence, but this year she feels even more like an outsider. Life has done a one-eighty for Kaylee and as she returns to the posh school for girls, she can’t bring herself to tell her secret to her friends and definitely not her long term crush, Phillip Carson. Not that Kaylee could ever imagine he would be attracted to a quiet bookworm like her anyway. But then there’s Declan Ryan, the gorgeous exchange student who seems to be interested, until Kaylee finds out his secret and why he might actually be into her, and it has nothing to do with her charm or love of English literature. 

To complicate matters, Kaylee gets stuck running the school’s production of Romeo and Juliet, directing both Declan and Phillip with the help of Rosewood’s sexy first year teacher, Mr. Stratton—as if the Westwood boys weren’t enough of a distraction! 
Determined to stay away from Declan and make things work with Phillip, Kaylee isolates herself from her friends and hides out in the house of cards she’s built to protect herself, but how long will it stay standing? 

Playing The Part is the third book in The Rosewoods, an exciting new Young Adult series for readers who love fun, flirty love stories. 

Books by Katrina Abbott:

The Rosewoods Series:

Taking the Reins
Masquerade
Playing the Part
Reading Between the Lines
I'll Never Forget (short story)
This Point Forward
Risking It All (short story)
Making Ripples
Acting Out
Hitting the Target (August 2015)

Keywords: contemporary romance, young adult contemporary romance, boarding school, high school, friendship, boys, kissing, first love, humorous romance, romantic humor, funny romance, flirting, teen, teenage, equestrian, Olympics, rich, wealthy, elite, young adult, new adult, coming of age, love triangle, boys, relationships, firsts, new girl, Shakespeare, school play, Hollywood, Celebuspawn, scholarships, royal, celebrity

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