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Shameless (Shame On You #1)

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Every student at Shame U has their secrets, and Henley Brooks is no exception. Struggling to pay for college and maintain her perfect reputation has become overwhelming. When her friend Gigi Oxford offers her a night of carefree fun, she can’t pass up the opportunity to unwind.

After a night of drinking turns to chaos, Henley finds herself alone with Lucas Young, a student
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Kindle Edition, 423 pages
Published January 9th 2017
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SHAMELESS: This is spoken in ‘Dual Perspectives’ Henley & Lucas. I'll try and make this as spoiler free as I possibly can.

Henley Brooks is a struggling eighteen year old student attending Shamus Thornton College trying to keep her head above water and keep up with her work load doesn’t leave much time for fun.

Image and video hosting by TinyPic Before College is over, we need to get you a life. You’re missing out on the best parts. After school, it’s nothing but bills and disappointment. ~ Gigi

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Henley’s life had b
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Teresa Mummert
May 18, 2016 Teresa Mummert added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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PRAISE FOR SHAMELESS:

"In this intricate tale of deceit, lies, betrayal and more bad decisions than I could count, the author captures the true essence of campus life perfectly." - Kitty Kat's Crazy About Books Blog

"The dynamics between the characters were amazing. I felt the push and pull, the yearning, and the heartbreak flowing off the pages!" - Shannon Loves Books Blog

"Oh my goodness this was my first book by Teresa Mummert and won't be my last. I couldn't put this book down, I had it read i
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Lea ★
ARC kindly provided by author for my honest review.
4.5 stars!

Shameless is my first book by Teresa Mummert and I am really glad I discovered her work.
My next assignment is to read more of her works because she is one hell of a writer.
This is book one in the series, but you can read it a standalone.
There is no cliffhanger! Big plus from my side, as I hate those...

If you are into angsty, opposites attract romance, you will love this.
Plus, main hero Lucas is British! Hot damn!
I kept imagining h
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Chiara Cilli
Jan 03, 2017 Chiara Cilli rated it really liked it

Bugie, segreti e tanto tormento!

*ARC gentilmente offerta dall'autrice. Thank you!*

Ricordo ancora quando lessi un estratto del primo capitolo di questo romanzo sulla pagina FB di Teresa: fu infatuazione per Lucas all'istante! Così, quando l'autrice ha offerto la possibilità di richiedere una ARC per una recensione onesta, non mi sono assolutissimamente lasciata sfuggire l'occasione :D

Shameless è stato una lettura molto COINVOLGENTE, ma conoscendo l'autrice, non mi aspettavo di meno. Amo le storie
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Kerri McLaughlin
Dec 29, 2016 Kerri McLaughlin rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you Teresa Mummert.

You guys...this book gave me the book hangover of all hangovers. It is every new adult and romance readers dream come true! Mrs Mummert did an excellent job of capturing the college scene. So much so that it made me miss my college days! The angst, the secrets, the back and forth...it kept me glued to my kindle from start to finish.

Henley is a good girl, studious, and hard working. She spends her fre
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Three Chicks
Jan 20, 2017 Three Chicks rated it really liked it
4 stars
Review by Jen Skewes

I finished this book a few days ago but needed some time to write the review. And it wasn’t because I didn’t enjoy this book because I most certainly did. But I needed to figure out how to write this review without giving anything away. And at the same time find the right words to explain how much this book toyed with my emotions. This is one of those books where you are not sure who to trust, who is telling the truth and who is playing the game. How much of it was rea
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Courtney
Jan 10, 2017 Courtney rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
I was beyond thrilled and truly honored when I was given the option to review Teresa’s newest book, Shameless. For anyone that has not read Teresa Mummert – you are missing out on ALOT!!

Shameless is told in dual POVs – Lucas and Henley. They are both attending, Shamus Thorton College (Shame U). Henley is more the quiet, mousey type – sticking to her school work and not out partying it up and enjoying college life. Lucas moved to the states from London for his own reasons. He’s her total opposit
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Shannon Avangeline
Dec 27, 2016 Shannon Avangeline rated it it was amazing
I had a hard time putting this book down to go about my normal life. It called to me like a siren's song, "Read me, read me..." I received this ARC for an honest review and I honestly loved it! I did feel like it was a new direction, or just a step away from what this author normally writes; however, that made it more interesting. The dynamics between the characters were amazing. I felt the push and pull, the yearning, and the heartbreak flowing off the pages! For me the college setting added to ...more
Paula
Jan 14, 2017 Paula rated it it was ok

Ugh... College drama to the max. SO MUCH MISCOMMUNICATION. And the heroine was awful; very selfish and immature. This book was so annoying I ended up skimming the last 25%.
Jodi Nichols
Jan 04, 2017 Jodi Nichols rated it it was amazing
***ARC Provided By Author In Exchange for Honest Review***

I am beyond excited that I got to read Teresa Mummert’s newest novel, ‘Shameless’. I have always liked Teresa’s books and when I saw the blurb for this on when it was first announced, I knew I needed to read this! Teresa has an awesome ability to really suck you into her characters. She is so descriptive and gives them the best personalities. She definitely did not disappoint with all of her characters within this book, especially the mai
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Natalie
Jan 04, 2017 Natalie rated it it was amazing
I feel like I say this a lot but Wow. I haven't read a Teresa Mummert book in a while but omg.. Seriously there were moments when my heart was pumping or my eyes tearing up or both at the same time. This was an amazing book about a girl that feels broken and a boy that looks like he should be. This is not a wham bam thank you ma'am type book either, meaning there isn't a bunch of sex or much of any physical intimacy. Don't let that stop you though because this book will make you feel so much any ...more
Danielle Woods
Jan 09, 2017 Danielle Woods rated it really liked it
4 stars!

Shameless is the first book i’ve read by Teresa Mummert in a while and I wasn’t disappointed. This story was completely different to anything i’ve ever read.

Lucas and Henley are the total opposite. They both come from opposite worlds which makes it seem like they could never work together. Henley looks like a nerdy librarian meanwhile Lucas looks like a criminal. Even though they don’t seem like they’ll fit together, the saying opposites attract is what comes to play here. Lucas and He
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Helena Bookhooked
Jan 09, 2017 Helena Bookhooked rated it really liked it
I decided to kick off the new year with a bit of college romance, I must say as a 40yr old woman I find some books in this genre very immature, which in hindsight they should be as that's the nature of the characters, and this book really did suck me in and especially the hero in the book Lucas as he is British and he was a fantastic character.

Henley I suppose is a typical sophomore student, she is quite a nerdy character so when she hits the rails her immaturity shows and although I did warm t
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Stefana Mada
Jan 11, 2017 Stefana Mada rated it really liked it
hmm ok
Steph Nuss
Jan 03, 2017 Steph Nuss rated it it was amazing
Mrs. Mummert, aka the Queen of Angst, did it again! In Shameless, she delivered the true essence of college life along with two characters that were undeniably relatable. The angst between them jumped right off the pages and into my heart. I fell in love with not only the hero and heroine and their story, but also their supporting characters. I can't wait to read more in this series. A total must-read!
Camila Matuella
Jan 10, 2017 Camila Matuella rated it did not like it
Que personagem feminina mais INSUPORTÁVEL!!!!!!!!!
Melanie
Jan 13, 2017 Melanie rated it it was amazing
This was a book filled with games, lies and secrets. I was glue from the beginning to the end. I actually didn't want it to end. Another great book from Teresa Mummert. Excited for the next book.
N. Kuhn
Mar 16, 2017 N. Kuhn rated it it was amazing
"Maybe it would be easier to lock you in a castle and give you a library."
If you're expecting some happy ever after romance, you have the wrong book. I love that this author can take a dark romance and make it - enjoyable. These characters are flawed, majorly. There is no flowers and romance here. It's messy, it's dirty and hard. Yet I couldn't put this down. You forget, while reading, how young the characters are. These people are in college, yet the maturity and wit they possess make this a bo
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Krissy's Book Nook
Jan 09, 2017 Krissy's Book Nook rated it it was amazing


We are only nine days into the new year and Author Teresa Mummert has already thrown her hat in the ring for TOP READ of 2017!

This book wrecked me in the most delicious way, y'all. Shameless pulls you in deep and doesn't let go until you're left with one heck of a #bookhangover.

 I've been a little overwhelmed with all of the new releases the last few weeks. There were so many exciting books released in such a short amount of time that it's left me feeling a bit burned out. I'm going to cut b
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Shelly Maze
Mar 11, 2017 Shelly Maze rated it really liked it
This is my book clubs selection this month. I absolutely loved it. It has the right amount of angst and chemistry between the main characters.
I could not put it down. Well done Teresa Mummert!
Nina
Jan 07, 2017 Nina rated it it was amazing
* 4.5 Shameless Stars *

I am currently binge-watching Gossip Girl, and while reading SHAMELESS by Teresa Mummert I felt like being catapulted into an alternate universe of this world minus the ultra-rich elite, with all the back and forth and intrigue and manipulation and drama happening. Seriously, sometimes I wanted to scream at my Kindle and throw it at the next best wall to beat some sense into the characters to finally get a grip … especially when it came to Henley and Lucas.

There are so ma
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Deanna Wiley
Dec 30, 2016 Deanna Wiley rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness this was my first book by Teresa Mummert and won't be my last. I couldn't put this book down, I had it read in just are few short hours. I loved this book. Even when I wanted to punch Lucas or smack Henley up side the head so she could see what's right in front of her. What started out as playing games ending with so much more then someone being hurt.
Henley is a college student with the weight of the world on her shoulders. She has a smart mouth and take no crap attitude. Lucas is
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Rachel & Jen
Jan 09, 2017 Rachel & Jen rated it it was amazing
OVERALL - 4.5 / 5 (Rounded to 5 / 5)
Amount of sex - 2.5 / 5
How explicit - 3 / 5
Romance - 4 / 5
Shameless, by Teresa Mummert, is not your typical college romance story. The story is captivating and it is full of drama, angst, suspense and I was up reading well into the night! The characters are complex and written so well that I felt a part of the story. The drama was off the charts and I continued to guess the character’s actions and motives throughout the book.

Henley has little time to socialize
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Paula D
Jan 06, 2017 Paula D rated it really liked it
So many lies and deceit in this book you never know when someone is telling the truth. Henley she innocent library type girl who is friends with Gigi total opposite and they go out to a bar. Henley sees Lucas womanizer with tattoos and he helps her get home tension between them is hot. Henley and Gigi find out what Lucas is up to and decide to play games with him. What happens when it explodes in your face? Lots of drama and some heartache. Will Lucas and Henley tell each other the truth how the ...more
Jamie  Zishka
Jan 08, 2017 Jamie Zishka rated it really liked it
Shameless is a sexy steamy college romance. I would give this book a 4 stars and recommend to others. I have read multiple books by this author and each book no matter the genre or content completely catches my attention from the beginning and flipping pages quickly so I can see how it all ends.

A game of lies .. One to teach a lesson.. But will it all fall apart when the lies catch up to both Henley and Lucas??

Opposites attract thats for certain.. Can they keep it simple or will it all become
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Fale Tanuvasa
Jan 21, 2017 Fale Tanuvasa rated it it was amazing
Loved this and cant wait for SHAME U's 2nds installment!!! 1st #5Stars read for 2017 :)ShamelessTeresa Mummert Shameless by Teresa Mummert
Carissa Janes
Jan 15, 2017 Carissa Janes rated it really liked it
This is my first book by the author, and I really liked it. It's the first in a new series, so I'm excited to see what comes next.

In this book, there were so many poor choices made by the main characters and side characters that I kept reading to see how it would play out. It reminded me of Shakespeare where you see things happening and you cringe and yell at the characters but it does no good. Unlike Shakespeare, though, there is no grand tragedy and we get our HEA.
Sherryle Archer
Jan 15, 2017 Sherryle Archer rated it it was amazing
Dunno?

Who knows what love is?
I'm in love with this book & can't wait for the next one to come out!!!
GypsyTreasures&FairytaleDreamsBookBlog
Shameless can do no wrong. Teresa Mummert out did herself. Shameless is a sure fire hit of 2017.
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Teresa Mummert grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania where she began dating her husband when they were only sixteen years old. They married at eighteen and soon moved to Louisiana as her husband began his military career. They are the proud parents of four children that they are raising in Georgia.
Teresa began writing when her husband deployed to Afghanistan as a way to cope with him being away
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“I'm not hiding. I'm wearing my heart on my sleeve. Everything anyone wants to know about me is right in front of their faces. Most just don't bother to look.” 5 likes
“What’s your name?” he asked, a boyish grin creeping across his face.
“Henley Brooks,” I murmured, tucking my hair behind my ear.
“My name's Lucas.”
“I know,” I replied, regretting the words as soon as they left my mouth. His grin grew larger as he ran his fingers through his dark hair.
“No wonder you look so scared.”
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