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For Authentication Purposes

3.58  ·  Rating details ·  639 ratings  ·  136 reviews
Dear Reader,

This book is not YA. Nope. It's for people 18+. It's humorotica. Silly smut. It's just...the acronym is FAP, people. If funny books with chapters and chapters of body contact is up your alley then maybe this is a thing you'd be down with.


Dawn Sims has made a name for herself writing romantic fiction online. When she's pushed to try her hand at
Published March 5th 2015 by The Writer's Coffee Shop (first published January 30th 2015)
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Melissa I'd say New Adult or Contemporary. Definitely for an 18+ crowd. Not as much YA as her first few novels were. This is for the slightly older crowd, but…moreI'd say New Adult or Contemporary. Definitely for an 18+ crowd. Not as much YA as her first few novels were. This is for the slightly older crowd, but I will tell you - it is a FANTASTIC read. I devoured it in less than a few hours. Couldn't stop reading it. (less)

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MELISSA *Mel Reader*
Jan 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
4.5 Delicious Stars!
(ARC provided by Netgalley)
(BR with Dee)

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Dawn Sims aka Bunny grew up in a military family that moved around a lot. When they finally settle down in Cleveland, Ohio, she is 14, and in 7th grade. She meets a boy on her first day of classes named Warner Green aka Wardo. They are friends through middle school & high school, with a love/hate relationship, who are very attracted to each other.

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Dawn is now in college working on her
Jan 11, 2015 rated it really liked it


Dawn and Warner know each other since they were fourteen. Warner was smitten by her looks from the moment he laid eyes on her. From the beginning their relationship was different, a ‘love’-‘hate’ relationship, even if they were secretly liked each other.

Years later, Dawn has a day job going to college at night. In her free time she writes historical erotic romance, sharing her novels online with others for feedback. She trust herself and she’s convinced she can become a successful
Jan 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
**ARC provided by the lovely author Amber L. Johnson**

Title: For Authentication Purposes
Series: Standalone
Author: Amber L. Johnson
Release date: March 5, 2015
Rating: 4 stars
Cliffhanger: No
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This is my second Amber L. Johnson read, so I'm no expert, but I'm thinking this book is a lot steamier than her norm. This is one of those times that I had the book sitting on my kindle, and somehow it kept getting pushed down on my TBR pile for no apparent reason. Now it
Dee Montoya

****4.5 Smutty-Fun Stars*****

(BR with Mel)

(ARC kindly provided by The Writers Coffee Shop Publishing)

Another heartfelt and highly addictive story by Amber L. Johnson; her books are like going on my favorite ride at Disney World, full of excitement, smiles and I simply can't get enough. This book is a must read!!!

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Dawn and Warner know each other since they were fourteen , they attended the same school and from day one they started the typical Boy likes girl so boy is aways bothering girl, girl
Jul 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I could not put this book down! I adored Wardo and Bunny! This book is so different from the other published books Amber Johnson has out. Beatless and Puddle Jumping are beautiful and heartwarming, 5 star books. FAP is funny, HOT, cute, HOT, sweet, HOT, and a real page turner. I learned new positions that I'm looking forward to trying out. Parts of this book really got my blood pumping and other parts had me laughing out loud. I was skeptical after reading her other books, but I'm here to tell ...more
Jan 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 01-signed
Dawn Sims is struggling with writing. She wants to write historic romance and although her online friends offer praise and support, her scenes are lacking steam. Attending night classes at the community college, she runs into Warner Green, the boy that teased her and held her attention since they were fourteen. When Warner sneaks a peek at her laptop and realizing that she needs help, he offers up his services. But what Dawn Sims never realized is that Warner has had a crush on her for years.

Anna Banana
3.5 stars!

Warner has always Dawn since the moment he met her. And through the years, it only grew. He might have acted like he could careless and been a stoner in high school but he's been noticing and learning everything about her. Honestly, it's a little creepy how much he knows. He was really infatuated with her when he was younger, and still is. But at the same time, it's kind of cute. He wanted to know everything about her, and everything he learned just made his crush keep growing. But he
Kathie (katmom)

Oh My Gosh! This is SMUT. Funny Smut. Silly Smut. CHARMING SMUT WITH A PLOT. I smiled a lot as I read this. I even laughed out loud a time or three. While the steamy times are many, they are held together with an actual plot.

From a former fan fic reader and writer myself, this one hits home! Dawn has been writing fiction for free on line. Her readers want her to publish her work. They want to hold it in their hands. She decides to go for it. And that's when the "fear of
4.5 Sexy Stars

Since reading Puddle Jumping last year, I have become a huge fan of Amber Johnson. She brings a breath of fresh air into the New Adult world with her unique characters and story lines. After reading the blurb For Authentication Purposes (FAP), I knew this was another must read. However, I was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed the story of Warner and Dawn, and both completely stole my heart.

The scenes in this book are scorching hot. Warner has quite the verbal skills and he
Kristine GPI Bookblog
There are books that tear your heart out, books that make you question everything you've ever believed, books that put you through the ringer, and others that leave you somewhere between hot and bothered and ready to hump the next thing that moves, while laughing your arse off. For Authentication Purposes is the latter.

Eight Days A Week gave me my first taste of Amber L. Johnson, and I was instantly hooked, finding the perfect balance of humour, heat and heart can be tricky, but Johnson nailed
I love books like this - it's a perfect combination of humor and sex. This was a very lighthearted and fun read that I actually laughed out loud while reading. I love this author's work and this book is unlike anything I've read by her before and I loved it just the same. Dawn and Warner are very likeable characters who have known each other since they were 14. They kind of have a love/hate thing going on. When Dawn is writing a book and struggling with the love scene, Warner accidentally reads ...more
Dec 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Amber L. Johnson continues to show her diversity as a writer in her most recent novel titled For Authentication Purposes. I have now read six novels written by Johnson, and I find myself impressed by the variety of topics and genres in which she writes. Young Adult. New Adult. Contemporary Romance. And now erotic romance. The improvement in her writing is noticeable as she continues to publish stories that she has written over the last few years. Johnson has labeled this story “humorotica,” ...more
Crazy for Books (Stephanie)
ARC provided by The Writers Coffee Shop, through NetGalley, for an honest review.

3 Bunny-Whipped Stars

Warner Green has been in love with Dawn Sims since she walked into his classroom at age fourteen. The problem is Dawn was a military brat, wanting to make friends and fit in, she ignored Warner based on gossip she heard about him. In his teenage effort to get to know her, she broke his heart not once, but twice.

Now, eight years later with secrets they don't want anyone to know about
My 5 Star "You Go Girl" Review!

This was just smuttastic!!

I personally love a smutty story that carries an actual story line.

And it was fun.

It was addictive, sweet, no real drama, no angst, smexy, hot, and engaging.

Who doesn't love that???

So...Dawn and Warner, better yet, Bunny and Wardo. Yep, fun names that came about because these two have known each since they were 14 yrs old. A true love/hate thing gloriously explained as only they can.

They grow up and move on.

Dawn is a fanfic writer,
May 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book is hilarious, sexy, and fun!

Aspiring romance writer Dawn Sims, is at an impasse. She isn't very experienced in the bedroom department, and can't really write what she doesn't know.

Dawn clearly needs help writing her story and that's where Warner Green steps in to help her. He knows his way around the bedroom and specifically his way around a woman's body.

Once seeing a snippet of Dawn's writing one day, he offers his services to her by teaching her his skills, so she can write better
 Lori (Ficwishes)
Oct 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Amber L. Johnson continues to knock it out of the park.

For Authentication Purposes is straight up Humorotica. It is not for the faint of heart or for the under 18 crowd.

Dawn 'Bunny' Sims and Warner Green are some of my favorite characters. Warner has such a huge personality, but I love that he draws strength and boldness out in Dawn.

Warner has been half in love with Bunny for most of his life. When he stumbles upon her secret, Warner feels like he's been given an early Christmas present. Warner
Lori Clark
Feb 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-adult, arc, romance, erotic
This was a fast read and I really enjoyed the interaction between Dawn (Bunny) and Warner (Wardo). What a great idea for a book! I wish I had my own "For Authentication Purposes" man. The book made me laugh out loud at times and I really loved the sizzling hot "almost" sex scenes. That Wardo is quite the tease, I must say. If you're looking for something entertaining, light, yet smoking hot, this is a great book for you! Pick up your copy today.
Brandee (un)Conventional Bookworms
Fun, sexy, & sweet!

I adore Johnson's voice. She tells a story in such a relatable way, and with, what I've come to expect, her signature humor. For Authentication Purposes didn't pack quite the emotional punch that I found in previous reads from her but it was certainly a lot a fun!

Dawn and Warner, aka Bunny and Wardo, have known each other since junior high. They orbited one another for all these years - and now find themselves in a college class together.

Following an incident in class,
Mar 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: adult
"For authentication purposes." My heart was about to burst out my chest, and I was sure my vag was going to catch a cold from the damn home it was now in with the wind trying to claw its way through my jeans.
He smiled wide and closed his eyes as he repeated what I said. "For authentication purposes. Yeah. I like it." Opening his eyelids he grinned even wider. "We can shorten that to F.A.P."

This book was a pleasure to read. It made me giggle, a lot. And personally, I love books that make me
Natasha Carrere
May 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Dawn Sims (Bunny) is an inspiring writer with no experience in the love life area. Warner Green (Wardo) is a known bad boy who has always had a crush on Dawn since grade school.

By accident Wardo reads Bunny's romance novel during a college class they had together and offers to help her get the learning experience she needs. Bunny agrees since it will be For Authentication Purposes only.

“Oh, hell no. Being with you in a porn shop is on my list of ‘Things to Never Do Before I Die’.”
Excerpt From:
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Jan 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-it
I'm still giggling now even though I read this book a few days ago. This has a unique and funny storyline that u enjoyed.

Dawn is studying English and writing a historical romance story. However she's got writers block. A chance meeting with Warner who she knew years ago may just help her. Warner fancied Dawn years ago and the attraction is still there. He offers his experience to her about sex and all his dreams come through when she agrees. How can she refuse?

This is a real fun and smutty read
Jan 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic book!!! This book is a great mix of sexy hot scenes and comedy!! I couldn't put the book down, when I was not laughing I was hot bothered, lol!! Wardo is sexy in the bad boy way but has a sweet side too that comes out when he talks about Bunny. Bunny and Wardo have been in love since middle school only she didn't know it. Sometimes the best choice is right in front of you. If you have read other books by Amber Johnson this one is different, she nailed it:)
( ARC copy kindly provider by
Andrea (mrsaubergine)
Jun 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-edits
Hot! Great UST, very funny, and I loved the characters. Another great one from Amber.
Mar 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Note: This ARC was provided by The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

If I had to pinpoint right when the dynamic of our agreement changed, it was right then. As he turned me toward him and pressed my chest to his. When he brushed my hair away from my face. The look in his eyes before he bent forward and pressed an honest to god kiss on my lips that made my entire body tense and relax before buzzing with excitement.

Dawn Sims and Warner Green have
We like it big book blog
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Stars: 4.5

Ok...I totally devoured his book in one sitting. Talk about hotter than hot! Wow! It was incredibly detailed... That I just had to read certain parts twice!! because it was just that good!!..
I really love this authors writing. Her stories just seem to work for me. I've read all her books except two. And I really need to jump on those other two cause I don't want to miss out!
This book is certainly different... Waaaayyy different than her other books that I've read. Which is a
Three Chicks
Mar 09, 2015 rated it really liked it

4 Star Review by Jen Skewes

I love Amber L. Johnsons’s writing. Since reading Puddle Jumping which is one of my all time favorite books, I quickly became a fan. For Authentication Purposes is a bit different than her other books. A mix of humor and erotica which made for an enjoyable read. This is the story of Wardo and Bunny. Two people who have had a love/hate relationship with each other since they were kids. They see each again after 10 years and Wardo has a deal for Bunny that she may not be
Mar 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed by Dawn Vickers on behalf of Kindle Friends Forever.

Dawn and Warner are fourteen when they first met. He thinks she doesn't feel the same way as he does for her so they go their separate ways. Years pass by. Now she’s studying her degree in English, has a day job, and also writes erotic romances.

When they both end up doing the same college course where she hopes to develop her writing, the last thing she expects is to see Warner in her night class looking drop-dead sexy!! Snooping on
Mar 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars kisses given.

For Authentication Purposes. Where to start. I loved this book. The only thing I wish Amber would of done differently with FAP the ending, How everything played out in the end and that is the reason I had to give it 4.5 kisses. (It’s breaking my heart to not be able to give it 5 kisses.)

Wardo- I loved his character but I promise you I wanted to smack the ever loving crap out of him. The boy has a good heart but he comes off as a total jerk at first.

Dawn- She so reminds
Briana Pacheco
4.5 'Bunny & Wardo' stars

I am in LOVE with this book. It's hilarious. It's completely smutty. It's one of my all time favorites and I honestly think I can't ever read anything labeled erotica after this. This, this, is exactly what I would want to read if I needed a hot book.

Dawn and Warner met when they were fourteen and the moments from there were funny, amazing, heartbreaking and breathtaking. In F.A.P (come on, people, it's acronym is FAP. It's alright to laugh. This book is humorotica)
Feb 27, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a fun book. Amber just has a way with characters. I'm saying this and I've only ever read two of her books, but I know good stuff when I read it. At least, I like to believe I do.

I really enjoyed this book because of Warner Green. Dawn "Bunny" Sims was great to, but Warner was the story. Although he had somewhat of sordid, crazy past, he still managed to rise above it--and charm me of my feet. What I really liked about his character was of course his charm, but the fact that he was the one
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