Monday, September 24, 2012

Blog Tour: So Into You by Cecilia Gray - Review and Giveaway

Welcome to the blog tour for Cecilia Gray's So Into You.  The Tour is sponsored by AToMR Blog Tours.  You can find the schedule for the tour at the bottom of this post.  So Into you is the second book in The Jane Austen Academy Series.  The first book in the series is entitled Fall for You.  You can find my review for that book here.  The author is also giving away an e-book of Fall for You and So Into you, which is international, so please be sure to enter that via the rafflecopter below also.  Thanks so much for stopping by!

So Into You (The Jane Austen Academy Series #2)

by Cecilia Gray
Publication Date:  July 15, 2012
Publisher:  The Alpha Division, LLC
Source:  e-ARC provided by author for tour.

Book description:

Modern retelling/based on Sense & Sensibility.

The last thing that the girls at the elite Jane Austen Academy need is guys. But over the summer the school has been sold, and like it or not, the guys are coming. And they're about to turn the Academy—and the lives of its students—totally upside down…

Meet sweet and sensible Ellie who hasn’t met a problem her mom’s yoga mantras can’t fix. But when her parents threaten to pull her from the Academy just as her flirtation with the cutest boy in school heats up, will Ellie be able to keep her cool?

My Thoughts:  So Into You in the second installment in The Jane Austen Academy Series and is just as delightful as Fall for You, the first book in the series.  This is Ellie's story, and is a modern day based retelling of Sense and Sensibility.  As we learned in book one, the Jane Austen Academy has been sold, is now coed, and they are threatening to change the name.  When an issue arises regarding Ellie's parents, her tuition, and threatened move to another country, Ellie realizes she doesn't want to leave her friends at the academy, which have become more like her family, especially when things seem to be headed in the direction she would like with Edward, the boy she has a major crush on.  Ellie's roommate and good friend Emma is determined to keep  her there, and even the head mistress is trying to work with her, but despite her friends' concern, it may not be enough, especially when someone new shows up on the scene and she finds out Edward has not been completely truthful about things.  

I really enjoyed So Into You.  It was cute, funny, and just as entertaining as the first book in the series, if not more so.  We get to know Ellie a lot better in this book, as well as Emma. I really liked Emma.  She's a lot of fun.  We get to see some of the characters that we met in book one, including Lizzie, Ellie's best friend, who is dating the schools most popular hot guy Dante.  We are also introduced to some new characters.  This is a really fun and quick read that has both romance and humor.  The girls at the Jane Austen Academy are enchanting, and their new male counterparts are pretty hot and entertaining themselves.  I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series and seeing what these girls and guys get into next.

About the Author

Cecilia Gray lives in Oakland where she reads, writes and breaks for food. She also pens her biographies in the third person. Like this. As if to trick you into thinking someone else wrote it because she is important. Alas, this is not the case.
Cecilia has been praised for "instilling a warmth and weight into her characters" (Romancing The Book Reviews) and her books have been praised for being "well-written, original, realistic and witty" (Quills & Zebras Reviews).
Several of her titles—including A Delightful Arrangement (The Gentlemen Next Door #1) and An Illicit Engagement (The Gentlemen Next Door #2)—have spent, in her view, a shocking amount of time on bestseller lists for romance, historical romance and regency romance in the US, UK, Italy and Spain.
Her latest release, Fall For You, the first in a series of young-adult contemporary Jane Austen retellings, received a starred Kirkus review and was praised for being a "unique twist on a classic" and offering "a compelling mix of action, drama and love."
She's rather enamored of being contacted by readers and hopes you'll oblige.
She's available on FacebookTwitter, and via email at

So into you is available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble,
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  1. I love story retellings. I love Jane Austen even more! Thanks!

    1. It is really a fun book. Thanks for visiting.

  2. I thought Fall For You was really cute. I'm glad So Into You is good too. Great review!

    1. Thanks. This is a really cute one to.

  3. I was so excited when I saw this in my blog feed. I hadn't heard of The Jane Austen Academy Series before. Thank you for the giveaway! :)

    1. This is such a fun book. Thanks so much for stopping by.

  4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is my favorite book. SO I think I should give this series a try!

  5. It is really cute. Thanks for visiting!


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