Skip to main content

Blog Tour Stop: Making Headlines by Erin Brown

When a one-night stand turns into an online photo scandal, Sophie Tucker and Luke McGraw become campus celebrities overnight for all the wrong reasons.
Sophie Tucker can’t wait to start her freshman year of college—she has a full scholarship to her dream school and her sights set on landing a coveted staff writer position on the college newspaper. But when a scandalous photo from a one night stand she barely remembers is posted on The Score List, a new tabloid-style gossip site the campus is buzzing about, Sophie realizes her freshman year isn’t going to be what she imagined. As more photos are posted, Sophie decides to use her journalistic prowess to take down the anonymous person behind the site.
Luke McGraw is that guy—the vice president of his fraternity, the online editor of the school newspaper, and the one every girl wants to date. When a photo of Sophie, the girl he hooked up with the night before classes started and can’t get out of his head, shows up on The Score List, he knows that he has to find out who is behind the site—both to avenge Sophie, and to save the reputation of his fraternity.
When Sophie and Luke realize they’re both investigating, they decide to team up. But focusing on the investigation instead of each other proves difficult, especially when neither of them are sure the other can be trusted.

In a story full of the scandal, mystery, intrigue, friendship, and cheeky, sexy romance, Making Headlines channels Veronica Mars and Greek, in the companion novel to Taking Flight.
Buy Links:

Author: Erin Brown
Genre: Contemporary Romance Mystery, New Adult
Published: October 7, 2014
Publisher: Smashworld
Rating: ♨♨♨ 3 of 5 cups (Fun, witty and with an exciting plot line.  College life can definitely put a cramps in a girl's social life especially if she ends up being denigrated on an infamous website that victimizes female college students.  Sophie and Luke are an unbeatable journalistic sleuthing team who seems to heat up whenever they're in the vicinity of the bedroom, or the library or the... just read the book you'll love the mystery solving aspect as well)

Making Headlines was a fun, zippy romantic mystery set in the setting of college life. Sophie Tucker has just started out her freshman year and had everything planned on how it was all going to go. Her year starts out with a bang, she happens to have inaugurated the infamous Score List, web addition. The Score List has always been an urban legend, some say its literary at the Delta Tau's fraternity basement. But Luke McGraw and his brothers have long denied its existence. In fact, Luke happens to be the guy Sophie had hooked up with that ended her on the list. Both are dismayed with the notoriety the list was getting. Both are also journalism majors and are both on the school paper. For Sophie, the ramifications are more serious. This literary derails her plans including her bid for her sorority which she happens to be a legacy to. Her mother isn't happy with that one. But intrepid Sophie never let that bother her, instead she hit two birds with one stone. Along with Luke's help, they decided to expose the people behind the list. The twist and turns of trying to find out the mystery of The Score List, drags them to a surprising conclusion. Making Headlines was a good read, in fact the amateur sleuthing of both the main characters along with their ever supportive friends is the main draw to the story. Sophie is an unusual female lead, in fact most readers would probably not identify with her at all. She is a go-getter, career driven, liberal in her outlook on relationships and is a big flirt. She is also ruthless when it comes to digging up clues to breaking the story. Luke was a bit more the typical male lead, understanding, sweet, supportive and definitely attractive. The relationship aspect was dealt in a realistic manner, there was no rushed insta-love nor a forever kind of moment promises. It was more an HFN rather than HEA which suits the story just fine. The mystery aspect as very well done including how the it was solved in the end. Enjoyable and engaging!

Erica Brown Bio:
Erin Brown is a writer, Whedonite, Whovian, yogi, HGTV addict, and connoisseur of The CW’s TV line-up. She was born and raised in Arkansas, lived in New York City for five years, and recently moved to Singapore, where she lives on the beach, which is completely wasted on her because she is a ginger and the sun is not her friend. She is the author of Taking Flight and Making Headlines: A Taking Flight Novel. You can follow her on Twitter @erinbrownwrites.


Popular posts from this blog

Release Day: Bohemian by Kathryn Nolan

RATING/REVIEW: ☕☕☕☕ (4 cups of soothing, slow burn romance!)
Bohemian is a modern day love story about two very different people whose common love for the written word brings them together and in the end may drive them apart.  Lucia and Calvin never would have met in the same place except for the presence of The Mad Ones, an old fashioned bookstore found in the beautiful area of Big Sur.  Lucia is a supermodel, at the age of 26 what use to thrill her has been leaving her bored almost.  When a scheduled shoot in an old fashioned bookstore suddenly fans the flames of her love of reading she starts yearning for more.  Calvin inherited The Mad Ones from his beloved grandfather.  His grandfather's love of reading and his lifestyle has always brought joy to a young Calvin but he never really subscribed to that way of life.  When he meets Lucia he might have been starstruck for a bit.  What does a geeky nerd like him have in common with a beautiful woman like her.  When he finds out they …

Blog Tour: Ride With Me by Ashley Hastings: Review plus Giveaway!

RIDE WITH ME by Ashley HastingsPublication Date: April 5, 2018 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Rating/Review: ☕☕☕ 1/2 (3.5 cups of funny and sweet but sexy romance) Ride with Me pairs up a sexy cop and a sweet nerdy but adorable grad student who spend their time getting to know each other through a ridealong.  But first they had the most unique meet cute involving car chases!  Who can beat that?!  Lucy and Grayson may not appear to be compatible but in Ride with Me they definitely hit the right notes together. Sweet, short and funny, Ride with Me is a lighthearted read that would put a smile in any romance readers face.

BUY NOW!Amazon: with #KindleUnlimited) Paperback:

SYNOPSIS:A bad boy cop and a straight-laced student are about to go on the ride of their lives… He’s the law, but she’s the one making the rules. Graduate student Lucy wants order and predictability in her life. She always has a list to consult and a plan to execute. Poli…

Review Post: Fool Me Once by Catherine Bybee

Rating/Review: ☕☕☕☕ 1/2 (4.5 cups, this romantic suspense will give new meaning to The First Wives Club)
You never know what you really would be getting when reading a Catherine Bybee book.  On the outside, each book can definitely hold its own as a great contemporary romance novel.  Read a little bit further, you get well-defined, multilayered characters and a romantic suspense in the making. Pretty soon you will be amazed on the intricate storyline balanced well with the main characters developing romance.  Fool Me Once is definitely a Catherine Bybee book.  The first in her new series, First Wives,  Fool Me Once is also a spinoff from her popular Weekday Bride series.  And yet again, Ms. Bybee delivers in her great characters, well thought out plot and melding her two series together without one overpowering the other.
The story starts out as the head of Alliance and their legal go to person, Lori try to help one of their client who unexpectedly lost her husband.  To get her away …