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The bookworm crush / Lisa Brown Roberts.

By: Roberts, Lisa Brown.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Fort Collins, Colorado : Entangled Teen, an imprint of Entangled Publishing LLC, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Edition: First edition.Description: 371 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1640637079; 9781640637078.Other title: Book worm crush.Subject(s): Teenagers -- Fiction | High school students -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Surfers -- Fiction | Celebrities -- Fiction | Contests -- Fiction | Young adult fictionDDC classification: 813.6 Summary: "Shy bookworm Amy McIntyre is about to compete for the chance to interview her favorite author, who hasn't spoken to the press in years. The only way to win is to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, but that level of confidence has never come easy. The solution? A competition coach. The problem? The best person for the job is the guy she's secretly crushing on...local surfer celebrity Toff Nichols. He's a player. He's a heartthrob. He makes her forget basic things, like how to breathe. How can she feel any confidence around him? To her surprise, Toff agrees to help. And he's an excellent teacher. Amy feels braver--maybe even brave enough to admit her feelings for him. When their late night practices become less about coaching and more about making out, Amy's newfound confidence wavers. But does Toff really like her or is this just another lesson?" -- Amazon.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This spinoff of The Replacement Crush featuring Amy and Toff is sure to melt your heart.

Shy bookworm Amy McIntyre is about to compete for the chance to interview her favorite author, who hasn't spoken to the press in years. The only way to win is to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, but that level of confidence has never come easy.

The solution? A competition coach. The problem? The best person for the job is the guy she's secretly crushing on...local surfer celebrity Toff Nichols.

He's a player. He's a heartthrob. He makes her forget basic things, like how to breathe. How can she feel any confidence around him ?

To her surprise, Toff agrees to help. And he's an excellent teacher. Amy feels braver--maybe even brave enough to admit her feelings for him. When their late night practices become less about coaching and more about making out, Amy's newfound confidence wavers.

But does Toff really like her or is this just another lesson?

"Shy bookworm Amy McIntyre is about to compete for the chance to interview her favorite author, who hasn't spoken to the press in years. The only way to win is to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, but that level of confidence has never come easy. The solution? A competition coach. The problem? The best person for the job is the guy she's secretly crushing on...local surfer celebrity Toff Nichols. He's a player. He's a heartthrob. He makes her forget basic things, like how to breathe. How can she feel any confidence around him? To her surprise, Toff agrees to help. And he's an excellent teacher. Amy feels braver--maybe even brave enough to admit her feelings for him. When their late night practices become less about coaching and more about making out, Amy's newfound confidence wavers. But does Toff really like her or is this just another lesson?" -- Amazon.

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Kirkus Book Review

This YA spinoff of Roberts' (The Replacement Crush, 2016, etc.) previous novel follows a timid bookworm and a hunky surfer.Amy McIntyre is determined to win a social media contest that will garner her a personal interview with Lucinda Amorrato, a bestselling romance author who is beloved by many but hasn't toured in years. Unfortunately, Amy's first stunt, a public "yarn-bombing" replicating her favorite book cover, attracts the attention of the Shady Cove police who bust the teenager for breaking curfew. Enter Toff Nicholschampion surfer, known player, and soon-to-be stepbrother of Amy's best friend, Vivian Galdi (the heroine of The Replacement Crush). He happens to catch Amy in the act and pretends to be her boyfriend to get her out of trouble. Soon Toff offers to coach Amy, upping her self-confidence to gain more likes and shares and get the attention of Amorrato's publisher, which is running the contest. When a photograph of Toff and Amy goes viral and romance fans start "shipping" them (a fandom term describing two characters who should get together), she begins to see real relationship potential in the boy she once thought was out of her league. Meanwhile, Toff starts to appreciate Amy's penchant for sparkly hair ornaments, enthusiasm for reading, and fiery spirit that matches her wild red hair. But after the two engage in more than one make-out session, they have to face reality: Can a surfer who doesn't read and a romance novel fanatic really make it work? Roberts has the teen voice down pat: Both of the appealing protagonists are devoted to their respective passions but also deal with deeper issues (Amy's pastry chef father is now unemployed and Toff's surfer dad is about to marry Vivian's mother). Amy's knowledge of romance novels and her excitement for the contest are both contagious, and her friends Vivian and Dallas are close by and ready to help her achieve her goal. This engaging love story with a strong cast will make even the most jaded reader hope for a happily-ever-after.A sweet summer romance with two funny, compelling protagonists. Copyright Kirkus Reviews, used with permission.