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And without further adieu, I give you the book cover for The D.B. List (which will be out in June). EEEP! This book is super close to my heart as the main character suffers from mental illness, which as some of you know I have child and other family members who also suffer from it. There were a lot of hard things to write about in this book, but I felt it needed to be written.

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Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Ellie Gebhardt has spent the last three years of high school in psychotherapy, trying to fix a very broken her. And her shrink (or therapist as she likes to be called) seems to think that in order to totally heal, she needs to recognize all the good and bad things that have led her to this point. As if a trip down memory lane will suddenly make her better.

She’s given a “homework” assignment to create two lists. One with nothing but happy memories and thoughts on it (otherwise known as the ‘happy rainbow farting unicorns list’). And the other with everything negative that Ellie thinks contributed to “the” day she could no longer cope.

So begins Ellie’s Douche Bag list (or D.B. List for short). And once she gets started, it’s hard to stop remembering all the jerks, the petty crap, the times she’d been bullied or the main focus of the rumor mill.

So when nice guy, Ky Laramie, walks into her life, Ellie instantly puts her shields up. But as she gets to know him and his family, she wonders if she can dare to put herself out there again. Because as everyone knows, once a candle is lit, the wind can always blow it out. And Ellie couldn’t handle it if Ky ends up atop of the D.B. List.

Preorder link Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/D-B-List-Rebekah-L-Pur…/…/ref=sr_1_4…

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SOOOOOO very excited that How to Unbreakup has released today! This story was SUPER fun to write and is all about summer vacations gone wrong and cute boys with a sprinkle of Star Wars nerdiness! (not necessarily in that order–hahaha). But mostly it’s about Grace, who is forced to spend her summer vacation with her ex-boyfriend, his family, and her family–all packed into 1 vacation home. Problem is Grace REALLY wants Sage back and realizes she made a huge mistake when she broke up with him.

How to Unbreakup (3)

First rule of breakups: There’s no going back.

For three years, seventeen-year-old Grace Evers has regretted breaking up with Sage Castle.

That day, she lost her boyfriend and best friend. And let’s be honest, it’s impossible to just be friends with the one person who gets you, faults and all, and loved you anyway. It’s impossible not to think about how it felt to be held by him, or the way he looked right before he was about to kiss you with the most perfectly yummy kiss goodnight.

And now that things are over between them, they’ve become strangers to one another. Sage won’t even look at Grace, let alone talk to her!

Breakup life sucks and Grace is utterly miserable, doing whatever she can to ease the pain of losing Sage. She’s spent the better part of high school pretending to be something she’s not and hanging out with people who probably wouldn’t notice if she wasn’t there. Crappy dates, backstabbing friends, and Sage’s cold shoulder have taken their toll.

So when her parents propose going away to a house on Lake Michigan for the summer, Grace is thrilled. No more massively bad dates with horrible kissers or lunch with frienemies. Just three months of swimming,
hiking, and relaxing before senior year starts.

But when Grace learns Sage and his family will be joining them, she readies herself for a totally awkward family vacation of disastrous proportions. How can it be anything but awful if Sage won’t even acknowledge she exists?

This is it, Grace’s last chance to get Sage back and unbreakup.

Buy links: (I’ll post more as they go live):

Amazon:

Amazon UK:
Amazon Canada:

iBookstore

There’s also a nerdy prize pack up for grabs and I’ll post links to that as well once it goes live: But there’s a cute shell picture frame, Star Wars socks, Star Wars buttons (pins), and Star Wars Keychains, along with winner’s choice of either an e-copy of The Romeo Club or ecopy of The Winter People.

You can go to this blog and enter via the rafflecopter: http://3partnersinshopping.blogspot.com/2015/02/how-to-unbreak-up-by-rebekah-l-purdy.html

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SO happy to be a part of my lovely friend Heather’s book cover reveal: 

COVER REVEAL

FINDING HER WAY BACK

By: Heather van FLeet

Releasing October 7, 2014

 

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A New Adult Contemporary Romance

Meet Callie. She’s eighteen, quirky, and fears commitments. She also has a love/hate relationship with her tennis shoes.

Nine months of college, done and gone, and all Callie has to show for it is her freshman thirty. But alas, no worries, life has other crap plans for her now. Plans that include a set of nuptials from hell for her older, she–devil sister Anna. Struggling to rid her chubby–sexy vibe, Callie is put on a strict Anna regimen of ‘do this do that’ while attempting to avoid the unavoidable. The unavoidable being Ky Hampton: her once skinny–skater–boy turned sex–god, ex best friend from across the street.

Kylan feels as though he is a waste. A mechanic, country music singer with not a lyrics to his name. A boy with a proverbial skateboard still strung around his neck from high school. He’s lost, and he’d be the first to admit it. But the moment he spots Calla Lily––with a cemented penis in hand––the more he realizes that she’s exactly the muse he’s been missing.

But when the going gets tough, and the secrets of her past grow thicker, Callie has to figure out if her tennis shoes will be her escape this time around in life, or her demise instead.

Goodreads URL to title: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18808234-finding-her-way-back?from_search=true

 

About the Author

Midwestern native Heather Van Fleet lives in a small town on the Iowa/Illinois border. She’s a wife to her hubby–and high school sweet heart–Chris, as well as a mom to her three little girls, Kelsey, Emma and Bella. When she’s not obsessing over her fictional book characters, cooking dinner, or running around chasing her crazy kiddos, you can usually find her with her head stuck in her Kindle, sucking down White Chocolate Mochas like they’re water. 

Author social media links:

https://www.facebook.com/authorheatherpowell

https://twitter.com/HLVanFleet

http://www.heathervanfleet.com/

 

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Super excited that the day has finally arrived! The Romeo Club is finally out!! Woot woot.

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BLURB:

What happens when you agree to help your brother “de-nerdify” so he can catch the attention of the popular Chloe Anders, and to everyone’s surprise, he actually lands her?
And what if his equally geeky friends come running with girl wish lists of their own, offering money for your services?
Well, if you’re sixteen-year-old, Delyla Denson, then you start The Romeo Club. A secret club where she’ll teach these guys how talk, act, and be cool around girls. It’s a win-win situation.
She’ll get enough money for the awesome prom dress she’s had her eye on, and the guys, well, they’ll get dates and maybe learn how to do something other than beat the next level on their video games.
There are only two problems with this plan. One, her quarterback/track star boyfriend is getting jealous of how much time she’s spending away from him and decides to try and figure out what’s going on. And two, Delyla is kind of falling for her brother’s BFF, Trey who she’s been hanging out with a lot more. And who thanks to her help, has caught the attention of the beautiful, perfect, and popular, Portia Rickard. With Portia and Trey heating up, Delyla realizes that maybe the person she’s meant to be with has been in front of her all this time.
But falling for Trey means she’ll have to take drastic measures including sabotage, with a capital S.

Here are the buy links: I’ll add more as it goes live (B & N wasn’t up yet)

Amazon

Amazon UK

Amazon Canada

Barnes & Noble

Books a Million

Kobo

 

Don’t forget you can still enter today for a contest I’m holding for the “Nerd Packs”:  Click here and read details. ***CONTEST NOW CLOSED*** Winners have been notified.

Hope you all enjoy reading TRC as much as I enjoyed writing it!

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Soooo…the blog tour for The Romeo Club starts Tuesday March 25, 2014 and runs until April 4, 2014. CAN’T BELIEVE IT!!! LOL. The Romeo Club will release on 4/8/2014… Below you’ll find a link to the schedule of blogs who have reviews of The Romeo Club or are hosting me to chat on their blog! Also, during this blog tour, you’ll get to read a fun interview with my characters!! Please scroll all the way down to find contest detail information…

Blog Tour InfoYA Bound Book Tours

Contest: For The Romeo Club I thought it’d be fun to giveaway 3 “nerd packs” from the three main guys in The Romeo Club (Trey, C.C. and Kevin). Each nerd pack is associated with the guy. Once you’ve read the book the prize packs with make more sense (LOL).

Trey’s nerd pack: Star Wars purse, Star Wars makeup bag (or pencil holder whichever you want to use it for), a notebook, a pen, 5 signed The Romeo Club bookmarks, and signed Twelve Steps bookmarks from Veronica Bartles.

C.C.’s nerd pack: Knit leg-warmers (grayish color), a copy of Romeo and Juliet, a nerd herd sticker, a notebook, a pen, 5 signed The Romeo Club bookmarks, and signed Twelve Steps bookmarks from Veronica Bartles.

Kevin’s nerd pack: Knit beanie (super cute/also a grayish color), glow in the dark stars for your room, a notebook, a pen, 5 signed The Romeo Club bookmarks, and signed Twelve Steps bookmarks from Veronica Bartles.

This contest will be U.S. only, however stay tuned for other contests to come that’ll be opened internationally.  And here’s how you enter. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post. See? Easy. You don’t have to follow me (unless you want to–LOL) or buy a copy of the book or anything like that. Just leave a comment. You can enter anytime between now and April 8th (the date TRC releases). I’ll choose 3 random winners on April 9th (or rather the random number generator will–LOL). I’ll give the 1st choice person 1st pick, then the 2nd one will get 2nd pick, the 3rd person will get the remaining pack!

Thanks for stopping in and being a part of the reading/blogging community. You guys are FABULOUS and I wouldn’t be able to do what I love without you! ((HUGS)) and good luck!!!

Preorder/Order link: The Romeo Club

 

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Sooooo, here is the cover for my YA Contemporary Romance (the first full on contemp I’ve written–OMG–LOL): The Romeo Club, which will release on 3/25/2014 with Swoon Romance!

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The Romeo Club
by Rebekah L Purdy
Release Date: 03/25/14
YA CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

Summary from Goodreads:

THE ROMEO CLUB is Hitch meets The Secret of My Success.

What happens when you agree to help your brother “de-nerdify” so he can catch the attention of the popular Chloe Anders, and to everyone’s surprise, he actually lands her?

And what if his equally geeky friends come running with girl wish lists of their own, offering money for your services?

Well, if you’re sixteen-year-old, Delyla Denson, then you start The Romeo Club. A secret club where she’ll teach these guys how talk, act, and be cool around girls. It’s a win-win situation.

She’ll get enough money for the awesome prom dress she’s had her eye on, and the guys, well, they’ll get dates and maybe learn how to do something other than beat the next level on their video games.

There are only two problems with this plan. One, her quarterback/track star boyfriend is getting jealous of how much time she’s spending away from him and decides to try and figure out what’s going on. And two, Delyla is kind of falling for her brother’s BFF, Trey who she’s been hanging out with a lot more. And who thanks to her help, has caught the attention of the beautiful, perfect, and popular, Portia Rickard. With Portia and Trey heating up, Delyla realizes that maybe the person she’s meant to be with has been in front of her all this time.

But falling for Trey means she’ll have to take drastic measures including sabotage, with a capital S.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18866253-the-romeo-club

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Check out this FAB cover for Stephanie Wardrop’s book Pride and Prep School !!

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Title: PRIDE AND PREP SCHOOL (Bk 3 of Snark and Circumstance)

Author: Stephanie Wardrop

Publisher: Swoon Romance YA

Pub Date: December 17, 2013

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance

Ages: 13+

 
Georgia can’t figure out why the burden of a Y chromosome seems to make guys so hard to understand. First, there’s the handsome but slippery Jeremy Wrentham. After Georgia shared some pretty devastating kisses with him, she found her way home and he found her sister! 

And then there’s Michael Endicott, who never fails to let her know that her family’s quirkiness lies too far outside the pale for this preppie townie. But if he really feels that way, why is he in Georgia’s kitchen, asking her out? And why don’t boys come with instruction manuals?

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