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In Over Her Head: Light’s, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) By Krysten Lindsay Hager- Review by Alexia Scallan

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This was the perfect sequel to the most adorable novel. This book made my heart happy. I loved watching Cecily grow into an amazing person. The ups and downs, the emotions running rampant, oh my goodness I loved this book. This is the perfect introductory young adult romance novel. 7/10 would recommend!

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Chrissy Spulak

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In this second installment of the Cecily Taylor Series by Krysten Lindsay Hager, Cecily is enjoying many things; specifically, her burgeoning career as a model/actress, and her new relationship with her favorite singer, Andrew Holiday. All seems to be coming together for her, until she hits a rocky patch with her best friend, Lila. From there, things seem to go downhill and she comes across a picture of Andrew getting cozy with another girl. The characters remain well-written and relatable as both Andrew and Cecily deal with their insecurities and anxiety. This is a wonderfully put together story for young adults and touch on many topics that are relatable to them. It’s good, clean entertainment for young readers and, much like the first installment, I highly recommend In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety with 4 out of 5 stars.

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Dani Dando

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

We are back with Cecily and her idol turned boyfriend Andrew and everything that goes with him being famous. Cecily is thrust into a world that she is not entirely prepared for and all manner of normal teenage angst-inducing moments are turned up to a thousand when so many people are watching.
This is a pretty solid follow-up to the first book, and while I will say that this series is not my cup of tea, I sort of wish I’d found something this well written when I was in my teens. I feel like it handles the angst and anxiety of being a teenager and trying desperately to find yourself, really well, and with a self-awareness that a lot of these stories tend to lack.
Hager again is a solid writer and though I wouldn’t say that this is something that actively choose to read I do think it is well written and will appeal to young adults.

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Roxsanne Lesieur.

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Cecily Taylor returns in this second installment of the series about her life and she is on top of the world, her dream crush Andrew Holiday is now her boyfriend, it is looking like a career in acting could be on the horizon and she has two best friends she tells everything to, well apart from that she has a boyfriend because they have agreed to keep things private at the moment. As the day dawns, Cecily is already up to say goodbye to Andrew which is a shock to those around her, she isn’t normally an early riser in the slightest, but she is already missing him, so when one of her best friends Lila comes over for a visit, she is more than happy about it. As they go shopping and talk about the things happening at school, Cecily gets the feeling that she is distracted by something and that feeling is increased when she doesn’t ask Cecily’s opinions about anything, then rushes out of the store and when they stop for a drink, she is constantly on her phone until a beaming smile appears on her face and she rushes to stop the afternoon and Cecily has a feeling it is because she is talking to her ex again, who treated her badly and that she is ditching her to spend time with him.

When she is unceremoniously dropped off home, Cecily goes up to her room, checks in with her other best friend and finally watches an old tv programme she enjoyed and when Andrew checks in with her, they end up watching it together, even though they aren’t next to each other. The next day she heads to school as if everything is normal again, but there is still a distance between her and Lila, even her other best friend notices and over the next few days it is a pattern which keeps repeating and Andrew is working hard so can’t talk to her as much as she would like, but when she does get to talk to him, it makes up for it and they start to confide in each other more and more. When Andrew gets a gap in his schedule he comes back home for a few days and introduces Cecily to a couple of his friends, but things are a bit weird and Cecily cannot understand why until she talks to Lila, on one of the days when she isn’t ditching her for her boyfriend, but amid all the anxiety, they talk it out and get back on good terms. Meanwhile, Andrew tells Cecily that someone in his management team has spoken to a magazine who saw her in his music video and want her to go to New York and model for them, but Cecily has to convince her parents that this is a good idea and she has no idea whether they will let her, however, they relent when her grandma agrees to go with her.

Cecily meets her grandma at the airport for their flights and the break starts off with a beautiful hotel, upmarket treats and a little bit of shopping, but when it becomes close to the time for the shoot, things start to go wrong, there is a protest and she is late, the staff are rude and this leads to a huge anxiety attack, however, despite it all, when she gets on set they are really impressed and she makes friends with the other models. Andrew is really proud, but also breaks the news that he has to go on a retreat with his brother, his brothers girlfriend and her sister, Cecily is nervous about it, but accepts that things like that are out of her control, however, when a photo of Andrew and the sister come out on social media, the way it looks sends Cecily on an anxiety trip like no other and she immediately fears the worst, but with Lila on another period of not talking to her and her other best friend busy, she struggles to handle it all. Will this be the first major hurdle to get over, or will the past repeat itself and be the end of her and Andrew’s fledgling relationship? This sweet romance whirls you along with Cecily as she deals with life, dating a star and everything which goes along with it, but also teaches you a lot about anxiety at the same time, well worth a read for anyone of any age.

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Charlene Yates

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

In the book “In Over Her Head” Hager resonates can resonate with every youth and adult in the world out there, if they allow her to. This book is extremely well written, and has many of the struggles that real world people would go through (perhaps minus the pop star glory). This stage of life, or any stage of life where there are friends, boyfriends or new jobs people can find themselves left behind and trying to fit in and Hager does a fabulous job of showing a teen trying to navigate the ropes of high school, secret romance and broken friendship all in one. I would recommend reading her other books if you have not.

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Kerry Carr

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is book 2 in The Cecily Taylor Series. And it’s just as good as the first one. You definately need to read the first book to understand this book as it follows on from it. It’s written really well and covers most things a teenager goes through from friends moving on, to heartbreak and working out relationships.

In this book we are back with Cecily. She seems to have the life she always wanted. She has good friends, and the boyfriend of her dreams in singer Andrew Holiday. However things start to go wrong. Her friend starts to move away from her and spending more time with her boyfriend, she starts to suffer from anxiety from the pressure of her work and 1 photograph she sees changes her outlook on her perfect relationship.

Was her perfect relationship all in her head? Can she cope with all the pressure she has around her? How will she survive when she is faced with losing the 2 people that means the world to her?

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Erica Fish

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the second book in The Cecily Taylor series. I highly recommend reading book one to enhance this book. Krysten Lindsay Hager does an amazing job with her attention to detail. I felt like I was right there with Cecily the entire book. Her characters are complex and fully developed. In this book, Cecily thinks everything is going well for her. She has a best friend, a boyfriend, and a job. Things kinda get messed up for Cecily. She starts to lose her best friend. Her boyfriend is in a picture with another girl. Also, Cecily starts to have anxiety issues over a photoshoot at work. Everything is crashing down and Cecily does not know what to do. Will Cecily gain confidence and overcome these challenges? Or will Cecily lose it all? I highly recommend reading this story to see how Cecily handles everything.

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by April Smith

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

We meet Cecily and Andrew again in book two of of this series. This is story follows these two teens trying to juggle stardom, careers and both personal and romantic relationships. This is a good clean read. I loved the first book in this series and book two didn’t disappoint. Hoping there are additional books for us readers to immerse ourselves in to the world of Cecily Taylor.

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Rachel Moss

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (Book Two of the Cecily Taylor Series) by Krysten Lindsay Hager was a really good read! This book picks up right where the first one left off, so it definitely needs to be read in order. I really enjoyed the plotline and somewhat enjoyed the characters. I have the same issue I did with the first, that the characters acted very juvenile to me, and the stream of consciousness that Cecily the main character thinks makes me zone it sometimes. I love YA novels and this one was great, I just wish again that Cecily had more of a backbone when it comes to things. Overall this series is great and I have loved reading it!

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In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series Book 2) by Krysten Lindsay Hager – Review by Karen Pearman

In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety by Krysten Lindsay Hager
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the second book in the young adult series by this author. And I found it to be the perfect follow up from the previous book. I enjoyed reading this book as much as I did the first one. I am in love with these characters and their relationships because I find their story to be very relatable to life. Even life as an adult with the ups and downs of relationships. I have always found these young adult stories to be my favorite genre because they are good, clean fun books but the stories deal with anxiety, love, and drama. Not to mention there is always twists and turns along the way to keep me on the edge of my seat. I think that this is a perfect book, well series, for all female teens to read today. I think that they will find it relatable in many ways I think because they are pushed so hard by their family, friends and even their own selves to be better. However, sometimes all of that pushing is too much for them and what they really need is time to figure things out on their own to make their own decisions in life.

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