The Real Thing: Flirt Romance

The Real Thing: Flirt Romance

Cassie Mae

Young Adult / Romance / Contemporary

In this electrifying novel from Cassie Mae, two close friends surprise themselves by shifting from platonic love to sexual attraction.Eric Matua has one friend—his best friend and childhood sweetheart, who needs a place to stay for the summer. Mia Johnson has thousands of friends—who live in her computer. Along with her email chats and Facebook notifications, Mia also devours romance novels, spending countless hours with fictional characters, dreaming of her own Romeo to sweep her off her feet. When she starts receiving supersweet messages from a stranger who thinks she’s someone else, Mia begins to believe that real love is possible outside her virtual world. When the two friends become roommates, Mia finds herself falling harder than she ever thought she could. But Eric keeps his desires locked away, unsure of himself and his ability to give his best friend what she deserves in a boyfriend. As her advances are continually spurned, Mia splits her time between Eric and her computer. But she soon realizes she’s about to lose the only real thing she’s ever had. *Advance praise for The Real Thing“Cassie Mae is awesome! The perfect balance between laugh-out-loud funny and achingly poignant, The Real Thing is the ultimate escapist read. I didn’t want it to end!”*—Lauren Layne, author of Isn’t She Lovely “Watching two best friends figure out how to fall in love makes The Real Thing a summer read of swoon-worthy perfection.”—Jolene Perry, author of *The Summer I Found You* “Cassie Mae’s The Real Thing made me want to close out every social media app and electronic device I have, but I couldn’t manage to stop reading!”—Rebecca Yarros, author of *Full Measures* Praise for Cassie Mae“Cassie Mae’s writing is fresh and original!”—Rachel Morgan, author of the Creepy Hollow series “A fabulous author who tugs on your heart strings as if she owns them.”—Jade Hart, author of *Coffee and Cockpits “Cassie Mae has a knack for developing characters who have you wanting to climb into the pages and become part of their world.”*—Theresa Paolo, author of (Never) Again“Cassie Mae’s books have become my latest guilty pleasure. Pleasure, because who doesn’t love to read a romantic comedy? And I say guilty because when I lay my hands on one, I tend to read them in one sitting and let all my other responsibilities go to the wayside. What dishes?”—Pauline Creeden, author of *Sanctuary“Mae is very good at getting me to chuckle throughout an entire book, because her heroines are quirky and unique.”*—Book NerdReview**Advance praise for **The Real Thing“Cassie Mae is awesome! The perfect balance between laugh-out-loud funny and achingly poignant, The Real Thing is the ultimate escapist read. I didn’t want it to end!”—Lauren Layne, author of Isn’t She Lovely “Watching two best friends figure out how to fall in love makes The Real Thing a summer read of swoon-worthy perfection.”—Jolene Perry, author of *The Summer I Found You* “Cassie Mae’s The Real Thing made me want to close out every social media app and electronic device I have, but I couldn’t manage to stop reading!”—Rebecca Yarros, author of *Full Measures* Praise for Cassie Mae“Cassie Mae’s writing is fresh and original!”—Rachel Morgan, author of the Creepy Hollow series* “A fabulous author who tugs on your heart strings as if she owns them.”*—Jade Hart, author of Coffee and Cockpits “Cassie Mae has a knack for developing characters who have you wanting to climb into the pages and become part of their world.”—Theresa Paolo, author of (Never) Again“Cassie Mae’s books have become my latest guilty pleasure. Pleasure, because who doesn’t love to read a romantic comedy? And I say guilty because when I lay my hands on one, I tend to read them in one sitting and let all my other responsibilities go to the wayside. What dishes?”*—Pauline Creeden, author of Sanctuary“Mae is very good at getting me to chuckle throughout an entire book, because her heroines are quirky and unique.”—*Book Nerd
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The Real Thing

The Real Thing

Cassie Mae

Young Adult / Romance / Contemporary

In this electrifying novel from Cassie Mae, two close friends surprise themselves by shifting from platonic love to sexual attraction.Eric Matua has one friend-his best friend and childhood sweetheart, who needs a place to stay for the summer. Mia Johnson has thousands of friends-who live in her computer. Along with her email chats and Facebook notifications, Mia also devours romance novels, spending countless hours with fictional characters, dreaming of her own Romeo to sweep her off her feet. When she starts receiving supersweet messages from a stranger who thinks she's someone else, Mia begins to believe that real love is possible outside her virtual world. When the two friends become roommates, Mia finds herself falling harder than she ever thought she could. But Eric keeps his desires locked away, unsure of himself and his ability to give his best friend what she deserves in a boyfriend. As her advances are continually spurned, Mia splits her time between Eric and her computer. But she soon realizes she's about to lose the only real thing she's ever had.become roommates, Mia finds herself falling harder than she ever thought she could. But Eric keeps his desires locked away, unsure of himself and his ability to give his best friend what she deserves in a boyfriend. As her advances are continually spurned, Mia splits her time between Eric and her computer. But she soon realizes she's about to lose the only real thing she's ever had.
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No Interest in Love

No Interest in Love

Cassie Mae

Young Adult / Romance / Contemporary

Readers of Emma Chase are sure to fall for bestselling author Cassie Mae's All About Love series! In No Interest in Love, Hollywood's hottest young actor hits the road to chase his big break--and gets caught in a steamy love triangle. When Jace Carver snags a minor part in his buddy's zombie flick, he suddenly starts getting noticed all over the place. Even Hollywood megastar Carletta Ocean--known for her extensive "research" with her leading men--wants Jace for her new rom-com. The role could be a game-changer . . . if Jace nails the audition. As Jace's agent, Shaylene Kwak is all business, and isn't about to let her favorite client blow this opportunity. Since their college years, Shay has been immune to Jace's charm and rock-hard body. But long hours in close company have a way of wearing down even the best defenses, and when their platonic teasing turns into serious flirting, Jace and Shay are no longer able to resist what's been right...
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Pillowtalk

Pillowtalk

Cassie Mae

Young Adult / Romance / Contemporary

In a feel-good romance that will steal your heart, a charming small town brings together two people who could each use a fresh start—and it's all thanks to a little pillowtalk. Kennedy Walters used to be lucky in love—until tragedy struck. Now she's come to the lakeside town of Lyra Valley to finally put the past behind her. But while Kennedy's staying at a local B&B, she is shocked to find herself undeniably drawn to a sweet-talking hometown heartthrob. Kennedy isn't sure if she's ready to move on—and yet one look in Aaron Sheppard's eyes makes her wish he'd make his move. Aaron returned to Lyra Valley because he was fed up with the big city and everything he was missing: beautiful, down-to-earth girls like Kennedy. Turns out Aaron has more in common with Kennedy than he realized, and suddenly he wonders if he should give her a little space. But after a power outage strands them together, their innocent flirtation turns to intimate...
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Stage Kissed

Stage Kissed

Cassie Mae

Young Adult / Romance / Contemporary

She can balance her extra-curriculars... but can she add him to the mix? Sixteen-year-old Kate knows how to juggle. From basketball practices to her shifts at Jamba Juice, Kate flies through her days wondering if she got a decent meal. When she lands a role in the school play, adding yet another task to her already full schedule, Kate starts fumbling through her routine, resorting to desperate measures to get the grades expected of her. Co-worker and classmate Seth isn’t much of a juggler. Crowds and attention? Not his thing. So witnessing Kate’s ability to handle it all leaves Seth in awe. He could never do it. But then one of the leading actors in the play gets tonsillitis days before opening night, and Kate volunteers Seth to replace him. With his eidetic memory and killer dance moves, Seth’s the obvious choice—if it weren’t for his social anxiety. With Seth’s growing—and unwanted—popularity and Kate spreading herself too thin, they start to wonder if their friendship will even last through the performances. But putting these two into a romance on stage has an effect neither of them could predict.**
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How to Hook a Bookworm (How To #3)

How to Hook a Bookworm (How To #3)

Cassie Mae

Young Adult / Romance / Contemporary

Getting kissed for a birthday present should not be a big deal. Especially for Brea Mason, who doesn’t think of her best friend, Adam Silver, in any way other than… well, a friend. But after the liplock she can’t seem to get him off her mind. And she has to, because Adam is a senior while she’s stuck in high school for another two years. Then BAM, the perfect distraction comes along in the form of a new, hot sophomore who actually seems interested in Brea, despite her anti-social personality. And with the stress at home, stress at school, and ignoring the reality of all her friends leaving come June, Brea welcomes the distraction. But when she sees four fat Fs on her report card, Brea needs a study buddy, and the best candidate is Adam, book nerd and math whiz. So she enlists his help, hoping the birthday kiss was just a fluke. After all, she has a boyfriend now. It should be easy to ignore the butterflies and fizzy feelings that arise with the bookworm… right?
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