First Blush

FROSH #1

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Pub Date 20 Oct 2015 | Archive Date 26 Apr 2016

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For fans of Abbi Glines and Colleen Hoover comes Mónica B. Wagner’s sexy New Adult debut series about falling in love and falling apart.

During welcome week at Hillson University, the FROSH will hit the fan.

Type-A aspiring journalist Ellie plans to take freshman year by storm. But hell-bent on breaking a huge on-campus scandal, she risks becoming one herself—and getting the mysterious, heart-melting QB in serious trouble.

Grant, star quarterback and charismatic chick-magnet, is hiding a life-altering secret. The last thing he needs is an overeager (absolutely adorable) journalist asking questions. He’s got a reputation to protect.

High-society legacy student Devon is ready to catch the football hottie of her dreams. If the tabloids feature her with the “it” boy on her arm, her tainted past will be buried—or so she thinks.

Charlie, pre-med, is done being the sweet and funny geek that girls like Devon ignore. But if he tries to impress her with a new edgy, spontaneous attitude, will his heart end up in the emergency room?

FIRST BLUSH intertwines the stories of Ellie, Grant, Devon, and Charlie in a romantic novel about first times and broken hearts.
For fans of Abbi Glines and Colleen Hoover comes Mónica B. Wagner’s sexy New Adult debut series about falling in love and falling apart.

During welcome week at Hillson University, the FROSH will hit...

Advance Praise

'Fresh, authentic, and smart. This is a feel-good book, but think twice about reading it in public. Some parts will make you feel really good!' –TamaraMataya, NYT/USA Today Bestselling Author.

'Fresh, authentic, and smart. This is a feel-good book, but think twice about reading it in public. Some parts will make you feel really good!' –TamaraMataya, NYT/USA Today Bestselling Author.


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This book is going to hard to sum up because we aren't just looking at one or two people's POV but four. First we are introduced to Ellie the girl that wants to changes the world. Ellie is trying to get a job at tabloid at college and her first assignment is to write a piece on the new QB Grant. However Ellie judges him on how he got his scholarship to the school, she thinks he's about booze, girls and parting. When Ellie think he is taking drugs she spies on him then writing an article with pictures with Grant with a bag of pills. However Tanner pinches Ellie's phone with article and exposing it to the world. Is Grant's football career and scholarship gone? Grant got a scholarship to the school, but he had an injury that affected his shoulder but never told anyone. When he runs into Ellie at a party and she doesn't know who he is, its refreshing for Grant. They start spending more time together and he is completely falling for her. But Ellie isn't exactly thrilled about Grant and how he projects himself to the world. He takes this as she isn't interested then starts showing Devon attention. But he realises he wants Ellie after going to a strip bar where she turns up, where she finds the pills given to him to help his shoulder. After Grant explains everything to her, they kiss and make up. When Grant finishes his first game at school he doesn't know about Ellie's article that someone published for her. Devon the it girl after a tragic accident when she is in high school, she is determined to but her family name back on top by dating Grant. Devon believed that dating Grant will bury her past but Devon hooks up with the geeky guy. Who she just cant seem to get out of her head, but when she sees Charlie becoming popular with the ladies she gets jealous. Leaving her to choose between her reputation or her heart. Charlie the geeky premed student, that hooks up with the gorgeous Devon. But once Devon kicks him out of bed, he gets a well needed make over. A guy from college teaches him how to get girls and dress decent. But as Charlie starts messing up all he wants is Devon. As he finds out she hooked up with her ex hr gets drunk and starts rambling about how she crushed his heart and everything at the game. Giving up he goes hime trying to kill his buzz. Devon hears everything does she chase him or leave him ??

When i started reading this book i was slightly confused because to be honest i read half the blurb. So i was expecting a love story on a college campus but reading how all their lives entwined was amazing. The book was written great, i think if you going to write a book that has four peoples views, it needs to be clear which this book is. I really enjoyed reading this book, i loved all the characters, even Devon but she is a character that has to grow on you. I felt so sorry for Ellie when Tanner uses her then publishes her story. I think he was super pissed when Ellie choose Grant over him. As when he kissed her at breakfast and she didn't respond i think that pushed him over the edge. At the beginning all Ellie was fussed about was her career and how to get there but Grant allowed her to open up. I though Charlie was very cute with his geeky t-shirts but gutted he had a make over. I think this book shows us the peer pressure and pressure to be perfect in today's society. The book is well written addressing all this issues, i was sucked completely in when i walked away always thinking about scenarios in my head. Im super excited about the next book, is Grant going to fall out with Ellie or will he beat Tanner's arse ( i really hope so, how good would that be as an intro to the next book). Thats the biggest question that needs to be answered for me because Charlie and Devon sort of ended good. The book is 331 pages long but it felt shorter this could be because it was split four ways. I would recommend this book for lovers of gossip girl and friends.

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