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Fake It Till You Break It

Fake It Till You Break It

Jenn P. Nguyen

Swoon Reads


Mia and Jake have known each other their whole lives. They’ve endured summer vacations, Sunday brunches, even dentist visits together. Their mothers, who are best friends, are convinced that Mia and Jake would be the perfect couple, even though they can’t stand to be in the same room together.

After Mia’s mom turns away yet another cute boy, Mia and Jake decide they’ve had enough. Together, they hatch a plan to get their moms off their backs. Permanently. All they have to do is pretend to date and then stage the worst breakup of all time—and then they’ll be free.

It’s the perfect plan - except that it turns out maybe Mia and Jake don’t hate each other as much as they once thought…


IF THERE’S ONE THING I’m grateful for in my life, it’s that arranged marriages aren’t common anymore. At least not in Hempstead, Texas.

I mean, yeah, I’m also glad that I’m alive and that my mom is happy and healthy...

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Jenn P. Nguyen

Jenn P. Nguyen fell in love with books in third grade and spent the rest of her school years reading through lunchtime and giving up recess to organize the school library. She has a degree in business administration from the University of New Orleans and still lives in the city with her husband. Jenn spends her days reading, dreaming up YA romances, and binge watching Korean dramas all in the name of 'research'. Her books include The Way to Game the Walk of Shame and Fake It Till You Break It.

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