The Freshman, Book 3 is the third book of The Freshman series. It succeeds its first two books, The Freshman, Book 1 & The Freshman, Book 2, and is followed by The Freshman, Book 4.


It's spring quarter at Hartfeld. The cherry blossoms are out, classes are starting again... and love is in the air!


Chapter 1: New Leaves

It's spring quarter at Hartfeld. The cherry blossoms are out, classes are starting again... and love is in the air!

Chapter 2: A Place to Belong

You and Kaitlyn search for a new hobby, but not everyone welcomes you with open arms.

Chapter 3: New Kid on the Block

There are some fresh faces on campus... including a hot new barista at the cafe! Will new friends replace your old group?

Chapter 4: Budgetary Concerns

With Sebastian appointed treasurer of the student council, how will Chris be able to get anything accomplished?

Chapter 5: Bad Reputation

Kaitlyn struggles to fit in with her new bandmates. Will she lose her old friends in pursuit of a new identity?

Chapter 6: A Kappa Birthday

Madison's turning 21, and you're invited to celebrate with her!

Chapter 7: Rebel With a Cause

Zig reveals more about his past, and you must face some troubling decisions.

Chapter 8: Misadventures in Babysitting

Tensions run high as you try to juggle your personal life with a babysitting gig for Gabriela.

Chapter 9: Until We Meet Again

You and James have one last day together before he moves to Hollywood. How will you spend it?

Chapter 10: Caught in the Middle

With tensions high between Kaitlyn and Abbie, will you be able to make peace?

Chapter 11: Rock 'Roll' Hartfeld

The Gutter Kittens are playing their first headlining gig! Will you be the life of the party or will tensions in your group get the best of you?

Chapter 12: Flirting With Disaster

Chaos ensures at the concert, and your relationships take unexpected turns.

Chapter 13: California Dreaming

You fly to LA to visit James, but can you survive a day in Hollywood?

Chapter 14: Karma Chameleon

Back at Hartfeld tensions are still running high. Will you be able to navigate the choppy water, or are you heading straight into a storm?

Chapter 15: Take a Chance on Me

It's the morning of Chris's presentation to Dean Stafford, and Zig's a no-show. Will Chris pull through, or will his presentation crash and burn?

Chapter 16: Never Gonna Give You Up

James returns from Hollywood, and you and your friends prepare for the end-of-quarter dance.

Chapter 17: Don't You (Forget About Me)

The Spring Fling is finally here! What memories will you make on the last night of the quarter?



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  • If you aren't dating Kaitlyn in Chapter 1, Zack will mention the infamous and horrific Orlando Shooting in the summer of 2016, in which a terrorist attacked a gay nightclub.
  • In Chapter 3, Chris mentions a member of the student council called Heather Sinclair. This could be a nod to the characters Addison Sinclair and Kara Sinclair from Hollywood U and High School Story, two other games from Pixelberry.
  • In Chapter 6, the song "Outlaw" by Hayley Rose, a character from the "Most Wanted" series, is played at Madison's birthday party. Amara will ask Your Character "Isn't this song about a serial killer?"
  • Claire Pierce, a character from the "Rules of Engagement" series, makes a cameo appearance in this book.
  • Ryan Summers and Cassandra Leigh, characters from the "Most Wanted" series, make cameo appearances in this book.
  • A new character named Zig is one of the new love interests for you character. Later, Becca became one of your character's love interests.
  • Dominic Hunter and Kenna Rys, characters from The Crown and The Flame series appear in this book in a premium choice. In this universe, the series is a TV Show and they are actually actors.
  • In Chapter 14, if Your Character gives Kaitlyn the advice to remember gases by things that have similar names, Your Character will mention that Krypton is also the name of Superman's home world and that Xenon is a girl that lives on a space spacion, probably meaning Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, a Disney film from 1999.
  • In Chapter 16, Your Character references Superman by calling James "a regular Clark Kent". In the same scene, James mentions another two famous journalists, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein (Watergate).
  • All of the titles of the chapters in this book are references of Pop Culture from the 80s, either by Song Titles (Bad Reputation, California Dreamin', Karma Chameleon, etc), Band Names (New Kid on the Block), TV Shows or TV Shows episodes (A Kappa Birthday, Misadventures in Babysitting).
  • Limetown Studios designed all of the book covers of The Freshman series.[1]
    • More specifically, the three artists that worked on the book covers are named Gus Lima (drawing), Amanda Duarte and Daniel Bogni (painting). [2] [3]
  • Between September 11-September 12, 2018, all of The Freshman books, including the specials received a redesign in the thumbnails of their book covers.


The Freshman The Freshman, Book 1 · The Freshman, Book 2 · The Freshman, Book 3 · The Freshman, Book 4 · The Freshman: Love Bites · The Freshman: Game of Love · The Freshman: Snowed In · Chris: Luxury Getaway · James: Masquerade Ball · Kaitlyn: The Perfect Date
The Crown & The Flame The Crown & The Flame, Book 1 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 2 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 3
Most Wanted Most Wanted, Book 1 · Most Wanted, Book 2
Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement, Book 1 · Rules of Engagement, Book 2 · Rules of Engagement, Book 3 · Rules of Engagement: Newlyweds
Endless Summer Endless Summer, Book 1 · Endless Summer, Book 2 · Endless Summer, Book 3
#LoveHacks #LoveHacks, Book 1 · #LoveHacks, Book 2
The Haunting of Braidwood Manor The Haunting of Braidwood Manor
The Royal Romance The Royal Romance, Book 1 · The Royal Romance, Book 2 · The Royal Romance, Book 3
The Sophomore The Sophomore, Book 1 · The Sophomore, Book 2 · The Sophomore: Hartfeld Horror Story
Hero Hero, Vol. 1 · Hero, Vol. 2
High School Story High School Story, Book 1 · High School Story, Book 2 · High School Story, Book 3 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 1 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 2
It Lives It Lives In The Woods . It Lives Beneath
Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays
Red Carpet Diaries Red Carpet Diaries, Book 1 · Red Carpet Diaries, Book 2 . Red Carpet Diaries, Book 3
Perfect Match Perfect Match, Book 1 · Perfect Match, Book 2
Bloodbound Bloodbound, Book 1 · Bloodbound, Book 2
The Junior The Junior, Book 1
Veil of Secrets Veil of Secrets
America's Most Eligible America's Most Eligible: Season 10 · America's Most Eligible: All Stars
Desire & Decorum Desire & Decorum, Book 1 · Desire & Decorum, Book 2
Across the Void Across the Void
The Senior The Senior
Big Sky Country Big Sky Country, Book 1 · Big Sky Country, Book 2
The Elementalists The Elementalists, Book 1 · The Elementalists, Book 2
A Courtesan of Rome A Courtesan of Rome
The Heist: Monaco The Heist: Monaco
Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance
Open Heart Open Heart
Passport to Romance Passport to Romance
Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking
Nightbound Nightbound
Sunkissed Sunkissed
Platinum Platinum