Alfredo's (Pretentious #1)

Danny promised his dying father he would take care of the family, but a promise looks much different when someone is twelve than it does at sixteen When his sister leaves for college, he realizes he s trapped in his father s dream He runs the family restaurant with his mother and tucks his own dreams away, until he falls in love with Aryn, a girl in his chorus class.ArynDanny promised his dying father he would take care of the family, but a promise looks much different when someone is twelve than it does at sixteen When his sister leaves for college, he realizes he s trapped in his father s dream He runs the family restaurant with his mother and tucks his own dreams away, until he falls in love with Aryn, a girl in his chorus class.Aryn shares Danny s interest and applies at Alfredo s so she can be near him Danny manages to arrange enough time for a date and romance blossoms until Aryn finds Danny with another girl he swears is just a friend.Pretentious is a series of YA NA novellas that follow Danny and Aryn in their attempt to create a band and follow their dreams, while honoring Danny s commitment to take care of his mother, a nurturing Italian woman everyone calls Mama, and his sister, Becky It s a story about family, commitment, love and the confusion of betrayal.
Alfredo s Pretentious Danny promised his dying father he would take care of the family but a promise looks much different when someone is twelve than it does at sixteen When his sister leaves for college he realizes he s

  • Title: Alfredo's (Pretentious #1)
  • Author: Jena Baxter
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “Alfredo's (Pretentious #1)”

    1. Alfredo’s is a fun, quick, light read. Well paced, and thoroughly enjoyable. I am not a big fan of romance, but since I’d read Jena’s Veiled Memories and enjoyed it so much, I thought I’d give some more of her work a chance. I chose this series because it was coming out in a serialized novella format, which meant I should have been able to read/review fairly quickly. (Sorry Jena. School let me read, and then didn’t let me review.)Though this is set in an almost modern big city, there [...]

    2. *I received this book in exchange for an honest review.Being the first book in the series, there is a lot of ground work laid out but Jena Baxter has the ability to do this without just “telling” everyone’s background. In this beginning of Danny and Aryn’s journey, we meet some great people. Mama is wonderful! I just want to hug that woman! I think that she is going to be such a big player throughout this story. Danny and Aryn have such a great connection, it’s innocent, sweet and has [...]

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