Ever since a near-death-experience on the operating table, seventeen-year-old Arianne Wilson can see dead people. Just as she’s learned to accept her new-found talents, she discovers that the boy she’s had a crush on since freshman year, Niko Clark, is a Reaper.
At last they have something in common, but that doesn’t mean life is getting any easier. All while facing merciless bullying from the most powerful girl in school, Arianne’s world is turned upside down after Niko accidentally reaps the soul of someone she loves. This sends them both into a spiral that threatens to end Arianne’s life. But will Niko break his own Reaper’s code to save her? And what would the consequences be if he did?
Praise for Reaping Me Softly:
"This book was an addicting and exciting adventure that I didn't want to end." -- Steph from A Dream Within a Dream
"Kate Evangelista has written an engrossing paranormal story which had me laughing, oohing, swooning and totally believing main character Arianne's escapades." -- Laurie from Reader Girls Blog
"Reaping Me Softly grabbed me right from the first page and kept me intrigued all the way through." -- Tee from A Diary of a Book Addict
"Reaping Me Softly was an extremely engaging read. Once I picked up the book, I couldn't put it down." -- Krista from Breathe In Books
"Love can do everything no matter what it takes, that's what I learned from this book. Never surrender is the other one. For me I will never get tired of re-reading this book, an easy read and it's amusing." -- Camelle from Home of a Book Lover
Only a villain can save the day.
During his thousand year banishment in the Nethers, Balthazar thought of nothing but taking over the Crossroads from Death.
On the day he puts his plans into action, Balthazar finds the Crossroads on lockdown. Death has been stabbed by Brianne’s Bitterness, a blade that slowly leaches him of his powers. In order to challenge Death for his seat and prevent utter chaos, Balthazar is forced into a mission to find the Redeemer, the only being capable of pulling out the blade from Death’s chest. The only person who can identify the Redeemer is a human girl in the Crossroads whose soul is still attached to her body.
Meeting Arianne Wilson pushes Balthazar’s patience to the limit. In a deal he makes with Death, he must protect Arianne during their journey through the Underverse using all the resources available to him. He soon realizes the one he needs to protect is himself. For as much harm as it inflicts on Balthazar's body, trekking through the Underverse with Arianne is proving more dangerous for his heart and soul.
Can the villain remain a villain when love gets in the way?
Praise for Unreap My Heart:
"Kate just made this series more interesting inventing Balthazar...And he is bad, not just bad, but really really bad. And does he want to redeem himself. Of course not." -- Katie Topchishvili from Katie's Corner
"I absolutely loved the banter between (Ari and Balthazar). The way they got on each others's nerves had me laughing out so many times." -- Jannat Bhat from The Book Addict
"After wowing me with Reaping Me Softly and showing me so much more with Unreap My Heart, Kate Evangelista has truly won me over with her remarkable writing skill, wit, and humor." -- Francine Soleil from Always Lost In Books
Sometimes, even the best-laid plans can unravel.
It's spring break, and Tamara Winters would rather stay on campus and read romance novels than flaunt her size-fourteen body on a beach. But her best friend, Ronni, has other ideas. Against her wishes, Tamara is whisked away to picturesque Maverick Bay, where she's wrangled into waiting tables with Ronni at the Shore Shack for its busy week leading to Maverick's Surf Invitational. There she meets fellow schoolmate Xavier Solomon, the Invitational's organizer and campus womanizer by reputation. From the moment Tamara sees him emerging from the waves like a hero in of one of her romance novels, all she wants to do is run away from the feelings he inspires in her.
Little does she know Xavier has been watching her for weeks now. In fact, after failed attempts at asking her out on campus, he's concocted a crazy plan: fabricating romantic situations straight out of her favorite books. Xavier quickly realizes that if Tamara gets a whiff of his designs, he might as well spell CREEPER across his forehead. Yet as they grow closer, he's convinced it's a risk worth taking. What he hasn't planned on, of course, is his drug-addicted, alcoholic stepbrother, who decides to join the fun and put a wrench in Xavier’s scheme.
Spring break is proving hotter than Tamara expected. Will her romance novels be able to compete?
Praise for Romancing the Bookworm:
"Kate Evangelista couldn't have written a more entertaining and fun summer read, especially for those of us who are book fans, like Tamara." -- Ellen from Always YA at Heart
"I finished this in one sitting because well, it's really light and funny. It's one of those books that you can read over and over again because you'll never get tired of it." -- Nina Waters from The Bookish Confections
"I loved that the heroine was a size 14 bbw being that I am plus size I was glad that was something I could related to with Tamara." -- Jessica Figueroa from Escape Into A Book
"I enjoyed this story. It made me laugh, it made me cry...I particularly loved the things the characters said and thought, because it was what I would have said and thought." -- VRValicento from The Romance Reviews