As I’ve been laboring over a Christmas romance novella I hope to have ready for this fall, I’ve been thinking about what readers want most when they pick up a book. Snappy dialog, action, romance, suspense. A few laughs, a few tears. Any combination of these can make a passable story. But what I really want when I read is someone I can root for.
Tessa Johnson is definitely someone to root for.
Sixteen-year-old Tessa, who’s moved not only to a new city but is also the new girl at a prestigious arts school, has to prove to herself, more than anyone else, that she’s a romance writer. But that’s hard to do when your words suddenly ghost you and your best friend is hundreds of miles away, even in this technological age.Continue reading “Things I Like Thursdays – Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant”