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This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer Smith: 250+ Book Giveaway! (USA/CAN)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
When teenage movie star Graham Larkin accidentally sends small town girl Ellie O'Neill an email about his pet pig, the two seventeen-year-olds strike up a witty and unforgettable correspondence, discussing everything under the sun, except for their names or backgrounds. 

Then Graham finds out that Ellie's Maine hometown is the perfect location for his latest film, and he decides to take their relationship from online to in-person. But can a star as famous as Graham really start a relationship with an ordinary girl like Ellie? And why does Ellie want to avoid the media's spotlight at all costs?

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Author Bio/Links:
Jennifer E. Smith is the author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The Storm Makers, You Are Here, and The Comeback Season. She earned her master's degree in creative writing from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and currently works as an editor in New York City. Her writing has been translated into 28 languages.

Follow her on Twitter: @JenESmith

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  1. bn100 said...:

    the small town part

  1. I like that Ellie wants to stay out of the lime light at all costs and is not "Star Crazed".

  1. I like that the relationship started from correspondence and they knew nothing about each other and that is about to change.

    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  1. Unknown said...:

    Love the celebrity falling for the small town girl story. It sounds cute! Thanks!

  1. Heather B said...:

    The first thing that jumps out to me is that she is from Maine. I live in Maine!

  1. I like the idea of a movie star with a small town girl.

  1. Berenice said...:

    This books sounds sweet. I love how everything started with an email! =)

  1. Natasha said...:

    That it has a small town girl in it.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  1. Chelsea B. said...:

    I absolutely love the concept. Also I'm intrigued because I've heard so many fabulous things about this book!

  1. Unknown said...:

    A normal girl meeting a celebrity through email!

  1. I liked how he was sending an email about his pet pig

  1. Amber said...:

    I love how the main character sounds like she could be anyone, just an average small town girl...

  1. Daniel M said...:

    sounds like fun and i've never understood the need to be famous, i don't have any skeletons in my closet but i never want to be on tv, newspaper or in a movie - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  1. Emma A. said...:

    I sounds like a book that you could imagine yourself in. It also kind of reminds me of a book that I read a couple of times in junior high, so the familiarity calls to me.