Monday, June 3, 2013

Review of Jaded and new Faded by Mercy Amare


I'm Scarlett Ryan.

Yes, THAT Scarlett Ryan.

I live an extraordinary life: millionaire rock star, owner of exotic cars, pictures of me in every magazine, millions of fans, and a name that is recognized world wide. It's supposed to be my dream come true. But, my life IS a fantasy, and I want real. I want exciting. I want... NORMAL. So, I moved from California to Florida, hoping to obtain some normalcy. Instead I find...

Stephan Montgomery.

He's an arrogant jerk. Seriously, I hate him. I swear if he tells me one more blonde joke, I will punch him... again... Unfortunately I can't stop thinking about him, or his gorgeous green eyes. Trust me, I know that he's bad for me. If only my heart would listen.

I also find out that my parents have kept a LIFE CHANGING secret from me. I need to know the truth.

The harder I strive for normal, the stranger things seem to get.

Jaded is book 1 of the Rock Star trilogy.

The concept to this book is unique.  I liked the thought of her going back to high school.  Mercy took a cool idea and ran with it.  She succeeded too.
I wish her character wasn't as selfish, but she was still interesting. Having to adjust to such a big change is hard and the author does a good job showing her struggles.
I was also surprised with all the twists the book took.  There were many surprises to keep me on my toes.  I was never sure what was going to happen.  It wasn't predictable.
The characters were fun too.  There was great character development and each person had their own sense of uniqueness.  Stephan=hot!!!!
Overall this was a fun read.  It falls somewhere between young adult and new adult.  I'm not quite sure what category a 19 year old in high school goes in.  I gave this book four stars for being an all around good read!


I left Hope – the only place I’ve ever felt at home. So now what? Where do I go from here?

When I left, I didn’t just leave my home. I left my friends, my sisters, and Stephan… I just found them. I can’t lose them now.

I know that I want to do MY music. I need to remember WHY I wanted to play music in the first place. And the only way to get that is by firing my dad, but that may be harder than I thought.

On top of everything, I now have cameras following me around everywhere. Even my own home isn’t safe anymore.

I’ve come to realize that normal will never be an option for me.


I am a YA/ NA author of the books: Don’t Tell, You Got Me, and the Rock Star Trilogy: Jaded, Faded, and Hated. I have a slight addiction to the TV series Pretty Little Liars and The Vampire Diaries. I'm 23 years old, and I currently live in St Louis, with my husband of 2 years.

Jaded will be ON SALE for the blog tour. It's normally 2.99 but it will be .99 for 7 days only! Here are the links!!!

**Faded is releasing on June 6, so the buy links for it will not be available until then!**

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  1. Well, Andrea, these two books look interesting. I love the idea of focusing on celebrity lives and their struggles,since we always thought that their lives were full
    Your reader,

  2. I haven't read her books before. they both look interesting.