Under the Spotlight (Jamieson Brothers Series #3)

Under the Spotlight (Jamieson Brothers Series #3)

by Angie Stanton


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ISBN-13: 9780062272607
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/05/2015
Series: Jamieson Brothers Series , #3
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 694,388
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Angie Stanton never planned on writing books—she wanted to be a Rockette. However, growing up in rural America with her brothers' 4-H pigs as pets, she found that dance didn't quite work out. Instead, she became an avid daydreamer. After years of perfecting stories in her head, she began to write them down, and the rest is history. When not writing, she loves watching natural disaster movies, going to Broadway musicals, and dipping French fries in chocolate shakes. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Under the Spotlight 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I laughed more than once. It was well writen
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love every one of the novels in this series, I couldn't put down this book especially though. There's something about Garrett that makes you wonder if he can really fall in love after everything that's happened. You will love this book!
Suzanne-Lavender More than 1 year ago
Garrett is angry with his brothers, because it's their fault the band is no longer together. He's the oldest Jamieson brother and he loved touring with the band. It was always his big dream and he's frustrated that he's no longer living it. He has to do something with his time and is now trying to become a producer. He thinks he's found the perfect candidate, but now he has to convince her to work with him... Riley's mother is irresponsible and Riley keeps having to rush back home to take care of her brother and sister. Her mother has spent all of Riley's hard earned college money, so Riley thinks she's lucky that she has a job she likes. She's working at the Sound Sync recording studio where she has a job behind the scenes. She's stopped singing, because her appearance in a music reality television show went terribly wrong. She's still traumatized because of what happened to her. When Garrett finds out how talented Riley is he wants to make an album with her. He's doing everything he can to make her sign. When he finally sees an opportunity he offers Riley a contract straight away. This means they have to work closely together which might be a problem, because Riley doesn't like Garrett very much. He's rude and arrogant and Riley makes it as difficult as possible for him to show him how much she dislikes working with him. Will they eventually start to be nice to each other? Under the Spotlight is another great Jamieson Brothers book. Garrett is a lot less friendly than his two younger brothers, but deep down he's actually a sweet guy. Riley's mother makes things really difficult for her daughter and eventually Riley has to start singing again, because she doesn't have any other options. She only does it because she has to. I felt so bad for her, living with a mother like that and having such an awful experience when she was so young and vulnerable. Even though she resists it, she eventually likes singing again. Fortunately Garrett is there to support her, but they fight a lot. I kept hoping they would start to like each other more and I couldn't wait to find out if the third Jamieson brother would find love eventually. The book has an unexpected ending and I think that twist makes the story more mature. The Jamieson Brothers series is great and I highly recommend each of the books.
csingh More than 1 year ago
Garrett's book is one I've been waiting a while to read. I was worried about how I would like and relate to him when in previous books he'd been lashing out with hurt and anger. I shouldn't have been worried at all, because while Garrett isn't miraculously over the blow he's been dealt, he's learning to move on. I was really wondering what kind of woman Garrett would fall in love with. Riley was really what he needed. He pushed her buttons and she pushed his. Their initial chemistry was from their sparring and it slowly grew into something else.  My heart broke for Riley.  The situation with her mother was deplorable. I really wanted Riley to take strong action against her, but she never seemed to find that fire in her to do so.  I did love how hard she worked and her desire to make something of herself with the limited resources at her disposal.  I understood her deep seated fear at returning to performing.   Garrett came off as a jerk in the beginning but as the story progressed, my opinion of him changed.  He realized how his behavior was affecting those around him and he modified those behaviors so he stopped causing pain.  I think his interactions with his brothers were the most telling.  Garrett liked being in charge and on top while touring.  He liked the regimented, rigorous life, and not having that after doing it for so long left him lost about what he wanted to do and could do. Overall the story is great.  I read it quickly and bonded with both Garrett and Riley. There were some really tense moments and some really emotional ones as well. I wish parts of the story would've been handled better.  As in some sort of resolution between Riley and her mom, or something with Riley's siblings. I was very happy to catch up with the Jamieson brothers and I look forward to hopefully seeing them again in the future.  Angie Stanton has made the long wait for this book worth it and I can't wait to see what she writes next.