This Point Forward (The Rosewoods #5)

The Rosewoods

Book 5
Over The Cliff Publishing
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Emmeline Somerville is the resident philanthropist at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence. She cares deeply about human rights, animals, the planet and most of all, her friends at Rosewood. But sometimes caring so much about other people means the one person you should care about most—yourself—gets overlooked. Now that her former boyfriend Dave is with her roommate Brooklyn, Emmie tries to move forward, but it’s hard because maybe she wasn’t completely over Dave and perhaps she isn’t completely okay with him and Brooklyn dating. Or maybe the worst part is being left behind. 


To add to Emmie’s troubles, in a moment of panic, she’s made an accusation against a member of the community—a troubled boy with a mysterious past—and now she must face the consequences of her split-second decision. Consequences she never could have seen coming. Consequences that will change both of their lives forever. 

And then there’s Rob, Brooklyn’s older brother and the new handyman working on campus at Rosewood. He’s gorgeous and funny and shares Emmie’s love for movies. Sort of. What at first seemed like a fun way to pass time starts to turn into more than either of them bargained for. And when the Christmas holidays arrive, Emmie has to say goodbye to her friends and Rob to face the holidays on her own. 

This Point Forward is the fifth 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, family, relationships, dysfunctional, abuse, tattoos, prison, bad boy, spies, spy, secrets, mystery

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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.

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Brooklyn Prescott (at least that's what it says on her passport) was living the life of a boring, unnoticeable girl. She was almost invisible at the school in London that she'd been attending for the past two years since her family moved from the States for her father's job. Nearly friendless and definitely boyfriendless, Brooklyn is gearing up to start her junior year when her father drops a huge bomb: she's returning to the States on her own to attend an exclusive boarding school. Because high school isn't hard enough, she's about to become the new girl at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence, a school for the kids of the rich and famous. Terrified of what that's going to mean for her social life (though really, it couldn't be much worse) Brooklyn knows she has no choice and prepares herself for whatever is to come.

But the trip back to America--what promised to be a long and boring overseas flight--is anything but boring and instead turns into the kind of pivotal experience a girl will remember forever.

For new readers, enjoy this introduction to The Rosewoods, an exciting romantic Young Adult series for readers who love fun, flirty love stories. And for loyal fans of the series, enjoy this peek at what happened before Taking the Reins.

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Publisher
Over The Cliff Publishing
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Published on
Oct 23, 2014
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Pages
214
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Coming of Age
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance
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Since Thanksgiving, life has gotten very complicated for Brooklyn Prescott. After being whisked away from Rosewood because of a threat on her life by terrorists—the bad guys her father is working hard to eradicate—she finds herself back in London. Now she has no friends, no boyfriend and is basically under house arrest courtesy of her father. But he’s just trying to keep her safe now that the unforgiving press splashed her picture all over the tabloids after seeing her with the famous Declan, known as ‘the Dashing Duke.’ Brooklyn has gone from being on the cusp of having it all to having the life of a hermit. 


Trying to make the best of things, she uses her Christmas gift from her parents—a Moleskine notebook—to start writing, and even finds an intriguing subject to write about: the strange man who sits outside her window for hours at a time. As she creates his fictional story in her room at night, she starts to discover the real one by day. But as life begins to imitate art (or is it the other way around?), Brooklyn realizes she is in way too deep with this guy. 

And what about the boys she left back at Rosewood? Will she ever see them again? More importantly, will they ever be able to forgive her for what she did? 

Making Ripples is the sixth 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, forbidden love, military, spies, London England, royals, peerage, secret royals, duke, flirt, kiss, PTSD, friends, series, book, books, girls

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Brooklyn Prescott (if that’s even her real name) is the new girl at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence, now that she’s moved back to the States after two years living in London. Rosewood, a boarding school for children of the rich and famous and known for its celebutantes, is missing just one element important to any junior’s education: boys. But luckily for Brooklyn, and the rest of the Rosewood girls, there’s a boys’ boarding school, The Westwood Academy, just a few miles away.
On her very first day, Brooklyn meets Will, a gorgeous and flirty boy on campus to help with move in. But is he who she thinks he is? And what about Brady, the cute stable boy?  Or Jared, the former child actor with his grown-up good looks who can always make her laugh? As Brooklyn settles in at Rosewood, she’s faced with new friends, new challenges and new opportunities to make herself into the girl she always wanted to be. Whoever that might be. 
Find your next book boyfriend in Taking The Reins, the first installment of The Rosewoods, an exciting new Young Adult contemporary romance series for readers who love fun, flirty love stories. 

Books by Katrina Abbott:

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

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 Seychelles Spencer—Chelly to her friends—is the resident bombshell at The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence; Westwood boys want her and Rosewood girls want to be her. But being the popular girl isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be, especially when that girl is all an act. Oh, she’s not exactly lying about who she is, it’s just that the confident, outgoing exterior is quite different from the girl inside. 

Not that it’s ever been a problem for Chelly. Until now. Because now that she sees her friends settling down with boyfriends, she’s decided she no longer wants to be the carefree girl who gets all the boys’ attention. Now she wants to draw the attention of one guy and get herself a steady boyfriend. 

But before she can make that happen, a game of truth or dare that was supposed to be stacked in her favor goes terribly wrong and Chelly finds herself at the center of a dare that will make sure she never gets a guy. Still, she’s determined and will do whatever it takes to get herself a guy of her own. 

But who? And at what cost? And most importantly, is she ready to drop the act? 

Acting Out is the seventh installment of The Rosewoods, a 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, acting, actor

Brooklyn Prescott couldn’t be happier now that she’s returned to The Rosewood Academy for Academic Excellence. She has her friends back, has returned to equestrian training and she’s just about to turn eighteen. If only she didn’t have that Brady complication in her life, everything would be perfect. But not only is that complication still there, Brady’s become even harder to resist after Brooklyn’s time away from him; absence makes the heart grow fonder after all. Plus there’s that birthday gift he gave her that just about melted her heart. At least he’s not her coach while he’s recovering from his injury, so keeping her distance is somewhat easier. 

That is, until a stolen kiss crushes her resolve. Then Brooklyn’s past meets her present in a heart-stopping moment that threatens to topple her carefully constructed house of cards. Brooklyn’s half-truths all start to come back to haunt her and she realizes that part of being an adult is dealing with consequences, even when that means hearts get broken. 
Hitting the Target is the eighth installment of The Rosewoods, an exciting Young Adult series for readers who love fun, flirty love stories. 

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
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, royal, celebrity, spies, mystery, CIA, boyfriend

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