Thursday, March 12, 2015

BLOG TOUR: Adapted For Film by Stacey Rourke


Welcome to the Official Blog Tour for Stacey Rourke's new New Adult novel Adapted for Film!

Genre:
New Adult
Contemporary Romantic Comedy
Publish Date:
March 9, 2015
Publisher:
Anchor Group Publishing

Synopsis:
Aubrey Evans is living every author's dream; her sizzling romance novel is being turned into a blockbuster film. She would be celebrating this momentous event, if  she wasn't busy fighting over every tiny production detail with the maddeningly cavalier director, Kole Camden.

When news of their heated rivalry hits the gossip columns, drastic measures must be taken to save their sinking project. In an elaborate PR hoax, she is publicly linked to Greyson Meyers, the swoon-worthy star of her movie. A whirl-wind love affair is staged for the couple to mirror the steamy chapters of her own books.

Can the introverted author resist the charms of Hollywood's sexiest leading man? Or will love find her in the City of Angels?


 

*Excerpt*
“I think I get it. If a butterfly were to land on you, its touch would be so delicate that you would wonder if it had really happened at all, or if it was merely your mind fantasizing that such a rare beauty would honor you with the gift of their touch.”
A gorgeous man uttering such poetry temporarily short circuited my brain. Catching myself doing the slack-jawed fan-girl thing, I quickly snapped my mouth shut and averted my gaze to a nonthreatening cement turtle by the edge of the gazebo.
“Yep,” I muttered to the turtle. “I think you’ve got it.”
Unfortunately for my last remaining shred of dignity, Greyson wasn’t done with his tutorial. He closed the distance between us with a burning hunger blazing in his eyes. A hot flush rose in my cheeks, creeping clear up to my earlobes as his sculpted body skimmed against mine. Toned, rigid perfection only a few thin layers of fabric away …
“What are you doing?” My voice failed me, coming out in a raspy yelp.
“Making sure I’ve got this right.” Temptation, of the most carnal variety, emanated off of him. His focused gaze followed the curve of my lips, the lift of one brow promising toe-curling fun.
It had been a really long time since someone had looked at me like that. Much less one of the sexiest men on the planet. That almost never happened.
“Aiden wouldn’t grab Paige, wouldn’t pull her to him.” Raising one hand, he traced the length of my arm with two fingers.
Starting at my wrist, he worked his way up. His skin never actually made contact, but whispered over mine in an electrifying rush that rolled and built. Bowing his head, his silky locks tickled my cheek. Hot breath teased over my collarbone, awakening a need so powerful my hands curled into tight fists at my sides. Agonizingly slow, he raised his head. The blissful torment of his lips teased over mine, setting the veil of energy between us alive with desire.
“He wouldn’t want to crush her lips with his need,” he murmured against my mouth, “but would wait … patiently for her to close that last … remaining … space.” 


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Meet Stacey's Dream Cast for Adapted for Film!

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**About the Author**
RONE Award Winner for Best YA Paranormal Work of 2012 for  Embrace, a Gryphon Series Novel

Young Adult and Teen Reader voted Author of the Year 2012

Turning Pages Magazine Winner for Best YA book of 2013 & Best Teen Book of 2013

Stacey Rourke is the author of the award winning YA Gryphon Series as well as the chillingly suspenseful Legends Saga. She lives in Michigan with her husband, two beautiful daughters, and two giant dogs. She loves to travel, has an unhealthy shoe addiction, and considers herself blessed to make a career out of talking to the imaginary people that live in her head.

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*My Thoughts*

Note: This review contains NO spoilers

I thoroughly enjoyed reading Adapted for Film. A funny and light read that got me smiling and giggling through each chapter. Stacey Rourke created funny and witty characters that brought this romantic comedy to life. Each character had very distinct personalities that created an ensemble of humorous scenes that kept me turning the pages. But, of course, this story is not all about the laughs. The developing romance between characters had me sighing with a smile and earned some laughs, especially considering their witty and funny angst and banter.

Stacey Rourke had me cracking up with Kole and Aubrey's angst and banter on and off the movie set. I loved the sense of humor that Stacey created with each of her characters. I was definitely laughing after each turn of the page. I also loved how Stacey created that sexual tension with her characters without turning it erotic. It was fun to read...hahaha!!

I really loved how Stacey created this funny romance amidst all the current happenings of many books getting film adaptations, especially nowadays, authors are involved in the making of such films.

Adapted for Film is a romantic comedy that will have you falling in love and laughing with the characters. With the funny and witty characters and a seamless storyline, readers will laugh, giggle, and sigh throughout the book. I sure did...hahaha! I think booknerds/fangirls would enjoy this read! 

My rating:

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