5 stars: "A modern version of Cyrano de Bergerac that will have readersswooning." -Kristen Cambensy, Victim of Books
4 stars: "The characters are endearing, andredeemable, and beautifully woven throughout...CeCe [is] such a fierce, toughcharacter...and I honestly feel like she is, at the heart of things, the sort ofrole model girls in today's world need." -Beth, Betwixt the Pages
5 stars: "I highly recommend this book to fansof Shakespeare, literature nerds, music fiends, and anyone who appreciates agood love story." -Cassie, Rants and Raves of a Bibliophile
5 stars: "This was a total hit with me. If you likereally well written YA romances with awesome characters and a real, believableconnection and slow build romance, Don't Kiss the Messenger is going to be afavorite of yours. Trust me, you do not want to miss out on this gem."-Michelle, Book Briefs
4 stars: "I really enjoyed reading this one, a cuteread with likable characters." -Carrie, Carrie's Book Reviews
5 stars: "Yess!!! I needed this book!" -Damaris, Good Choice Reading
5 stars: "Katie Ray captured the true essence of what it's like to be ateen with unrequited love. Highly recommend this book. Can't wait to buy it anddiscuss it in our mother-daughter book club." -Victoria Bunce, Teacher
4 stars: "The author does a great job at tugging at your heartstrings andgetting you to root for the hero and heroine. You WANT their relationship tosucceed." -Heathery, Goodreads Reviewer
5 stars: "I really loved this book, I liked the First comes Love andAwaken series that the author wrote as Katie Kacvinsky, but this book is muchmore intense and I just couldn't put it down." -Ira, Always Time for aNice Cup of Tea and a Good Book!
5 stars: "I really enjoyed the dual perspective of CeCe and Emmett. Bothcharacters were well written making them complex, realistic, andlikeable." -Sharon Hill, Goodreads Reviewer
4 stars: "It was a very adorable read. A very cute YA romance. More thanjust the class made me think of a specific playwright. This parallels a certainShakespeare play." -Tami, Queen Editing
5 stars: "Great story + good writing + amazing main characters + dual povs+ intelligent cast = AMAZING BOOK." -Sophie, Where are the Books?
4 stars: "Honestly, I just couldn't sleep so I figured why not read a fewpages just to tire myself out? But before I know it, it's already three in themorning and I was already turning the last page. Don't Kiss the Messengersurprised me in a really welcome and pleasant way." -Diana, Chaotic Reader
5 stars: "What I loved most about this book was CeCe. Her intelligence andstrength covered how vulnerable and sweet she really was." -Kristi,Goodreads Reviewer
4 stars: "It's a romantic love story full of uncertainties and loveletters. I really enjoyed it." -Sabina, I Speak Bookish
5 stars: "I was expecting a light, breezy, quick read, but it is so muchmore than that. It's a breathtaking story about learning to love yourself andpeople looking past exterior beauty to get to know the person inside."-Taylor Fenner, Taylor Fenner's Bookish World
About the Author
Katie's jobs have consisted of: working at a dairy farm, a car wash, a movieset, bartending, cocktail waitressing, teaching high school English,working as a coffee shop barista, a bookseller, and assisting at a young adult magazine. Her not-yet-realized dream jobs are a movie directorand a pastry chef.
You can find more information about Katie at her website: katieraybooks.wordpress.com