Blog Tour: Review & Author Spotlight My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century (My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century #1) by Rachel Harris

My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century
                                   My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century
                               (My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century #1)
                                                  by Rachel Harris
On the precipice of her sixteenth birthday, the last thing lone wolf Cat Crawford wants is an extravagant gala thrown by her bubbly stepmother and well-meaning father. So even though Cat knows the family’s trip to Florence, Italy, is a peace offering, she embraces the magical city and all it offers. But when her curiosity leads her to an unusual gypsy tent, she exits . . . right into Renaissance Firenze.

Thrust into the sixteenth century armed with only a backpack full of contraband future items, Cat joins up with her ancestors, the sweet Alessandra and protective Cipriano, and soon falls for the gorgeous aspiring artist Lorenzo. But when the much-older Niccolo starts sniffing around, Cat realizes that an unwanted birthday party is nothing compared to an unwanted suitor full of creeptastic amore.

Can she find her way back to modern times before her Italian adventure turns into an Italian forever?

Expected publication: September 11th 2012 by Entangled Publishing


(MY THOUGHTS)
  Before I get into my review of this awesome novel, I would like to say a few special words about the beautiful lady who is also an amazing writer, Rachel Harris. I met Ms. Rachel Harris through my daughter. Rachel and my daughter are cirque partners, and I was asked to be a beta reader for Rachel’s MSSSC. I would just like to say to Rachel that it was an honor and a wonderful privilege to be a part of My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century. Rachel is an amazing writer and storyteller, which I instantly knew when I read the first page of her novel. I am so happy to tell you Congratulations! Rachel, your dream has come true, and I love being able to call you Author Rachel Harris!

Cat is an artist, and she’s always wanted to go to Italy since fourth grade when she saw the Orley's Madonna and Child with Apples and Pears painting. Cat even got a tattoo of a pear on her right hip because of her love for that time period of famous artists, and also because it holds sentimental meaning for her. So when her Dad takes her to Florence, Italy for her soon-to-be sweet sixteenth, she’s super excited. But Cat also knows her dad is hoping this trip will be a kind of peace offering between her and Jenna , her dad's fiancée. Cat will take getting to go to Italy any way she can, even if it means tolerating Jenna.

Cat is going to get one heck of a sixteen birthday adventure of her life. When Cat enters a gypsy tent to find out her future, she exits into 1505—Renaissance Florence, Italy. What Cat lost in her present day life can only be found in the Italy of the past, and a gorgeous boy named Lorenzo Cappelli.

My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century is about Cat learning to trust and open her life and heart again, even when it means love could break her heart. Cat and Lorenzo's romance is a beautiful renaissance love story. And with the cliffhanger ending, I can’t wait to see if love will repeat itself as history does. I highly recommend My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century as an awesome must read!

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Author Bio (Spotlight)
Rachel  Harris
As a teen, Rachel threw raging parties that shook her parents’ walls and created embarrassing fodder for future YA novels.
As an adult, she read and wrote obsessively, rehash said embarrassing fodder, and dreamt up characters who become her imaginary friends.
When she's not typing furiously or flipping pages in an enthralling romance, you can find Rachel homeschooling her two beautiful princesses, hanging out with her amazing husband, or taking a hot bubble bath…next to a pile of chocolate.
MY SUPER SWEET SIXTEENTH CENTURY is her first novel. She did have her own fantabulous Sweet Sixteen in high school. Sadly, it wasn’t televised.


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9 comments:

  1. Hmm... In every blog I read on this tour, lets me add some small info about the book... Right now, I just learned that Cat has a tattoo!!! Thank you for this!!!

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    1. You are so welcome Denice! Now you also know why a tattoo is in the giveaway! LOL! Thanks so much for stopping by! :)

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  2. Thank you so much Debbie!! I love Trish and as you may know, I often refer to you as Mom, too =) Your awesome feedback on the story really helped make it what it is today, and I just adore you. I hope you found your name in my Acknowledgements <3 <3

    xoxoxo
    Rachel

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    1. Rachel, You know you're making me cry *tears rolling down cheeks* MSSSC is all you, second-daughter-of-mine! You are an amazingly beautiful talented writer! I love the new scene at the Inn you added! I can't wait to read the sequel! Congrats again! You deserve this so much! <3

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    2. P.S.
      Rachel today all for you! even my Thursday swoon is from MSSSC! LOL!

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  3. Great Review! :)
    I really want to read the book! :D

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  4. Lovely review! Glad you loved it.

    Thanks for participating.

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  5. Awesome review... i am eagerly waiting for my copy... :)

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  6. She has a tat? I've always wanted one XD sigh, thanks for the review!

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