Today is our stop on the tour for Famous by Default by M.K. Harkins! Check it out and grab your copy today!
About Famous by Default:
Jax doesn’t want to be famous. Stalked by rabid fans and the paparazzi, he dreams of better days when things were normal. But those days are gone. No one can stay under the radar if you’re from the Jaynes family. He doesn’t trust anymore.
Sivan doesn’t have a family. As a part of the foster care system, all she wants is to finish doing her time and move out and on. She doesn’t love anymore.
Jax and Sivan are thrust together on a small-town farm in Mount Vernon, Iowa. They take an immediate dislike of one another, trying at every opportunity to trip each other up. They don’t want to acknowledge they might be more similar than they first thought.
Will they stay stuck in their past, hanging on to their lack of trust and love? Or can they change before it’s too late?
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Panty Scorching – 0
Storyline – 5.0
Angst – 4.0
Tissues – 1.0
Value – 5.0
Overall – 4.0
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Reviewed by Robin
Sivan has been in and out of foster homes until she lands at Betty’s house. Little did she know that Jax Jayne, youngest brother to a rock band group, would be joining her. Will she be able to keep her walls up to keep the distance between them or will Jax be the one to tear everything down?
“Sivan was different from any girl I’d ever met. Fiery, yes. But I liked that about her. She’d been through something. Grief and loneliness peeked from behind those eyes. And strength, she didn’t know it yet. She also had a vulnerability that made me want to protect her – from everything, past and present.”
This was quite an emotional YA read. A lot more than I anticipated. Both Sivan and Jax had issues they needed to resolve and reasons to maintain walls. I had really never given much thought to how hard it would be to be a twin of someone famous…poor Jax! Not even to go into the trauma that Sivan had suffered. I loved Betty and how she nurtured her foster children and tried to ease them into a loving and healthy family environment. Sivan and Jax were really sweet together and this was a great YA book about healing and young love. Very enjoyable.
If you are looking for a new young adult book, I would definitely give this one a try. Its story has a great sense of family and emotional healing. I would definitely let my daughter read it
About the Author
MK has always been a voracious reader. After hitting a dry spell of reading material, she decided to write the kind of book she’d like to read. This resulted in the creation of her debut novel, Intentional. (Award for Best Sweet Romance – eFestival of Words- August 2014)
Unintentional, the second book in the series, is based on the life of one of the characters in Intentional (Cade – an engineer/rock star). Unintentional was written as a stand-alone book.
Breaking Braydon, another stand-alone book, is now available on Amazon.
Taking Tiffany (A spin-off) is available now.
MK is currently working on a paranormal romance – The Reader. Due out 2016. When she’s not writing novels, she likes to spend her free time traveling the world, splashing in mud puddles (She lives in Seattle, what can she say?), watching movies and reading (!)
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