Cover Reveal: Under the Influence by L.B. Simmons

Posted February 25, 2015 by bookstobreathe in Cover Reveal / 0 Comments

Cover Reveal: Under the Influence by L.B. SimmonsTitle: Under the Influence
Author: L.B. Simmons
Publisher: Self-Published
Release Date: May 2015
Genre: New Adult
More Info: Goodreads

I loved you once. A love I thought irrevocable. A love I mistakenly believed could transcend both time and circumstance. Under the influence of my dimwitted, naïve, traitorous heart, I became intoxicated with what I now know was simply a figment of my self-indulgent imagination. So drunk on the feeling, I couldn’t see what was right in front of my face. So foolishly enamored, I blindly followed my heart into the depths of an emotion that would ravage me. 

Years later, I know now what I wish I knew then. I am stronger. Smarter. Tougher. I will not allow myself to be broken again. 

I loved you.

I raged for you.

I wept for you.

And now, I’m letting you go. 

Author’s Note:  Under the Influence is the journey of two childhood friends that spans the course of five pivotal years in their lives. It is a story about their discovery of true friendship as it blossoms into first love, their experience of crucial sacrifice and ultimate betrayal, and their endurance of agonizing heartbreak on the way to finding lasting redemption.


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Playlist – Dalton


Playlist – Spencer



“What’s so freaking funny?” I ask, swiping madly to clear the blonde hair from my field of vision.
Continuing with his obvious amusement, he responds lightheartedly, “You.”
“Ha.” I concede. “You wanna know what’s not funny?”
When he doesn’t answer, I let him in on the secret. Loudly.
The sound of Dalton’s chuckle dances through the air and the mere casualness of it clearly demonstrates he really doesn’t understand how upset I am.


About L.B. Simmons

L.B. Simmons is a graduate of Texas A&M University and holds a degree in Biomedical Science. She has been a practicing Chemist for the last 11 years. She lives with her husband and three daughters in Texas and writes every chance she gets.

Wife, mother, novelist. I love creating characters that people fall in love with. They all have struggles, but find the strength to overcome. I have a lot of stories about my babies in my writing, so all you mothers out there will definitely relate!

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