This "WIR"-Wednesday I'm taking a break from the Fantasy Genre to read an eARC of a hilarious modern retelling of Cyrano de Bergerac. I'm reading...
Don't Kiss the Messenger by Katie Ray
For most of her teenage life, CeCe Edmonds has been dealing with the stares and the not-so-polite whispers that follow her around Edgelake High. So she has a large scar on her face—Harry Potter had one on his forehead and people still liked him.
CeCe never cared about her looks—until Emmett Brady, transfer student and football darling, becomes her literature critique partner. The only problem? Emmett is blindsided by Bryn DeNeuville, CeCe’s gorgeous and suddenly shy volleyball teammate.
Bryn asks CeCe to help her compose messages that’ll charm Emmett. CeCe isn’t sure there’s anything in his head worth charming but agrees anyway—she’s a sucker for a good romance. Unfortunately, the more messages she sends and the more they run into each other, the more she realizes there’s plenty in his head, from food to literature. Too bad Emmett seems to be falling for the wrong girl…
Why I Chose This Book | What I Think So Far:
I knew I would like this book before I even started reading it and I was right. I needed a break from the Fantasy genre and I picked this as being light and humorous. I love how tough CeCe is and Emmett is an intelligent male lead that shows not all jocks are airheads.. even if he is completely oblivious to who is really meant for him. And I love Bryn! She's the airheaded best friend I always wished for! I can't wait to see how this all plays out.