Friday, June 17, 2016

#SRC2016 Book Spotlight: 25 Sense by Lisa Henthorn

Title: 25 Sense
Author: Lisa Henthorn
Published: May 2016, Sparkpress
Format: Paperback, 192 pages

Claire Malone didn't mean for this to happen when she moved to New York. She just wanted to live the city life and gain experience in television writing, her dream career. It's not like she meant to reciprocate when her married boss, Sean Vared, sent her flirty e-mails. And you can't blame her for coming into the office on the weekend when Sean told her he was going to be there . . . alone. She didn't mean to sleep with him but hey, she wanted to experience the city life, so no big deal, right? 

Wrong. By the time Claire wakes up on her 25th birthday, she's very much in love with Sean. At work, she struggles to hold it together when he passes her desk--the very desk that they used to make love on. Soon Sean has turned his affection to the show's starring actress, and Claire is devastated. Can she break away from Sean without ruining her barely started career? Will someone find out what happened? Will she ever grow up and stop making stupid mistakes? 25 Sense is about the time in a young woman's life when the world starts to view her as a responsible adult but all she feels is lost.

What readers are saying

“A book every badass woman should read.” ―San Francisco Book Review

“A mesmerizing read for millennials.” ―Buzzfeed

"Lisa Henthorn’s 25 Sense involves lights, camera, and a whole lot of action.” ―SheKnows

“Henthorn’s novel is absolutely a rare thing. It’s wonderful and encompassing and comforting in some way, because it perfectly captures what it feels like to be 25." ―Literature Typeface

“25 Sense is funny, sad, and keeps the reader engaged. I highly recommend this book.”―Synchronized Chaos

“Henthorn's simple language takes us head first into an imaginary tale similar to the ones of Sophie Kinsella, Jennifer Weiner, Candace Bushnell, and Helen Fielding―which makes you wonder: how in the world that is so enamored of chick-lit, a fresh voice like Lisa Henthorn is not on top along with the other goddesses."―Jaylan Salah, writer and film critic, Authors, Large and Small

  25 Sense  by  Lisa Henthorn  is one of  BookSparks "Summer Reads" reading selection picks.

Follow the #SRC2016, #BestSRCEver and #BestSummerEver hashtags on twitter to read reviews on this book as well as reviews on the other summer books!


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