I have been watching this wave of New Adult genre books that have taken off by storm. These authors are amazing writers and have created little worlds in their pages that feel real and we can relate to their characters. I can honestly say I am enamored by many recent stories and have lost sleep finishing such books.
Today I have the honor of sharing this amazing book that will be coming out early 2013. Enjoy!
24-year old Pax Tate is an asshole.
He’s a tattooed, rock-hard bad-boy with a bad attitude to match.
But he’s got his reasons.
mother died when Pax was seven, leaving a hole in his heart filled with
guilt although he doesn’t understand why. What he does know is that he
and his dad are left alone and with more issues than they can count.
Pax grew up, he tried to be the kid his father always wanted; the
perfect golden boy, but it didn’t work. His dad couldn’t overcome his
grief long enough to notice and Pax couldn’t keep up the impossible
So he slipped far, far from it.
Now, he uses
drugs and women to cope with the ugliness, the black void that he
doesn’t want to deal with. If he pretends that the emptiness isn’t
there, then it isn’t, right?
And it’s never more apparent than when he meets Mila.
beautiful Mila Hill is the fresh air to his hardened frown, the beauty
to his ugly heart. He doesn’t know how to not hurt her, but he quickly
realizes that he’s got to figure it out because he needs her to breathe.
memories of his mother’s death resurface from where he’s repressed them
for so long, Mila is there to catch him when the guilt starts making
sense. Mila is the one…the one who can save him from his broken
troubled heart; from his issues, from the emptiness.
But only if he can stop being an asshole long enough to allow it.
He knows that. And he’s working on it.
But is that enough to make her stay?