Friday, May 20, 2016

The Year I Met August

Title: The Year I Met August

Author: Renea Porter

Genre: New Adult Romance

Release Date: May 13, 2016


It was the summer before college and Murphy was ready to experience life, as any

girl should. During an outing with her sister she meets August. He's older, and more

experienced than she is.

She knew a relationship at this point was almost pointless. With an internship at the

end of summer and then college in the fall. Her schedule was full.

Murphy told herself that she could walk away from August without any

repercussions. If only her heart had listened.

Walking away at the end of the summer was difficult. But they agreed to keep in

touch and see each other whenever possible. They still didn't put a label on their


Eventually August showed his true self. He was so ashamed, he hid his secret from

her for as long as possible. Now that his secret was out, Murphy had no clue how to

handle it.

Will she stay with him so they can deal with it together? Or will it be too much for

her to take on?

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I took a drink of my tea. “I was supposed to just walk away after ten days. I thought

that was possible. But clearly I was na├»ve in thinking so.”

“Hey. Don’t beat yourself up.”

“What if all this is too good to be true? They say if it’s too good to be true then it’s

not real. I’m scared that August and I will drift apart, and I don’t know if I can handle


She reached over and covered my hand with hers. “Quit over thinking it. Just go with

it. Don’t you think you deserve to feel this way? He’s your first boyfriend. Yeah,

you’ll have doubts, even fights. But that’s why they invented makeup sex.” She



She laughed. “Anyway, it’s good to sit and chat, but I should get you back.”

“Will you tell Mom hi for me? And that I love her. And that I’m sorry.”

Melanie stood and hugged me. “Of course. I got your back, always.” She flicked my

hair over my shoulder.

We loaded back into the car and headed back to the house. We talked candidly on

the way back, and soon, we arrived. “I guess I’ll say bye to you now. I don’t know if

I’ll stop at the house or not.” She exited the car and hugged me tight.

Author Info:

With over ten books out, Renea Porter is best known for writing realistic stories

with realistic characters. Her stories may even cause you to shed a tear or two. She

mainly writes New Adult and Contemporary Romances. However, she's not afraid to

venture into other genre's like Paranormal Romance.

She enjoys spending time with her husband of fourteen years, and step son. She calls

Pennsylvania home, but loves to travel and try new things. In her free time you can

catch her reading books, watching reality tv, and baking.

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