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The Freshman, Book 3 is the third book of The Freshman series. It succeeds its first two books, The Freshman, Book 1 and 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 'n' 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 ensues 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 waters, 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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  • The book debuted on a Thursday. Subsequent chapters follow on a Wednesday.
  • This book was released simultaneously with #LoveHacks.
  • 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?"
    • In the same chapter, Your Character can make a reference to the film Legally Blonde during a conversation with Zig when she talks about the protagonist Elle Woods. Zig doesn't understand the reference.
  • Claire Pierce, a character from the Rules of Engagement series, makes a cameo appearance in Chapter 4.
  • 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 helpful advice to remember the six noble gases, Your Character will mention that Krypton is also the name of Superman's home world or she will make a reference to Xena: Warrior Princess. She will also either say that Xenon is a girl that lives on a space station (probably meaning Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, a Disney film from 1999), or make a reference to Lord of the Rings by saying that "Argon kind of sounds like that hot bearded guy".
  • 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 February 1 - February 22, 2017, the book took on a temporary break for The Freshman: Game of Love.
  • Between September 11 - September 12, 2018, all of The Freshman books, including the specials, received a redesign in the thumbnails of their book covers.

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: The Freshman, Book 3 Choices.


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 Royal Holiday
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 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 3
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 · Bloodbound, Book 3 · Bloodbound: Dark Solstice
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 · America's Most Eligible: Wedding Edition
Desire & Decorum Desire & Decorum, Book 1 · Desire & Decorum, Book 2 · Desire & Decorum, Book 3 · Desire & Decorum: First Winter
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 · The Elementalists: Winters Past
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, Book 1 · Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 2
Open Heart Open Heart, Book 1 · Open Heart: Second Year · Open Heart: Third Year
Passport to Romance Passport to Romance
Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking
Nightbound Nightbound
Platinum Platinum
Sunkissed Sunkissed
The Royal Heir The Royal Heir, Book 1 · The Royal Heir, Book 2 · The Royal Heir, Book 3 · The Royal Finale
Bachelorette Party Bachelorette Party
Mother of the Year Mother of the Year
Save the Date Save the Date
The Royal Masquerade The Royal Masquerade
Baby Bump Baby Bump, Book 1 · Baby Bump, Book 2
Blades of Light and Shadow Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 1 · Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 2
Witness: A Bodyguard Romance Witness: A Bodyguard Romance
Distant Shores Distant Shores
The Nanny Affair The Nanny Affair, Book 1 · The Nanny Affair, Book 2
Queen B Queen B, Book 1 · Queen B, Book 2
My Two First Loves My Two First Loves
Rising Tides Rising Tides
Hot Couture Hot Couture
Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs
With Every Heartbeat With Every Heartbeat
Laws of Attraction Laws of Attraction, Book 1 · Laws of Attraction, Book 2
A Very Scandalous Proposal A Very Scandalous Proposal
The Unexpected Heiress The Unexpected Heiress
Wake the Dead Wake the Dead
Surrender Surrender
Crimes of Passion Crimes of Passion