Review: The Truth #1, The Truth About Faking by Leigh Talbert Moore

15990074Blurb from Goodreads

Jason just wants a date with Harley.
Harley just wants a date with Trent.
Trent’s still getting over Stephanie.

When Harley and Jason decide to fake date, they uncover a school of deceptions. Trent’s got a secret, but so does Jason. And the more time Harley spends secretly kissing her fake boyfriend, the further she gets from her dreams with Trent.

Worst of all, Harley’s mom is getting cozy with her hot massage therapy student, and even Harley’s Reverend Dad can’t fake not being bothered by it. But when the masks finally come off, can everyone handle the real truth?

ebook, 328 pages
Published September 1st 2012
edition language: English
series: The Truth
genre: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
My Thoughts
Jason just wants a date with Harley.
Harley just wants a date with Trent.
Trent’s still getting over Stephanie and asked Shelly, Harley’s bestfriend.
So, Harley asked Jason to be her fake boyfriend.

From the very first encounter, Harley knows that she wants to be with Trent but he dated Stephanie, a senior and head cheerleader. Then they broke up, she thinks it’s time for her to make him her boyfriend. Enter Jason, a new student who wrecked her mom’s car at their first encounter. On their second encounter he wreck her plan to make Trent asks her to Luau. Then, they game begin.

This is one sweet teenage story. All of the characters act as they supposed to be. I especially like Harley, she’s so funny, a little bit drama queen but so 16 years old. I mean she speaks and thinks just like any teenager without trying to sound like an adult. Many YA books have characters who act and think beyond they age. Made me think whether they are really teenagers or I’m left behind and teenagers act like an adult these days or the authors didn’t know how teenagers usually think and act. But here, Harley is a teenager I’m familiar with. I like and enjoy her drama. It’s a nice encounter to Leigh Talbert Moore books.

Result: 3 of 5 stars

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