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Candy in Action: A Novelby Matthue Roth
Synopses & Reviews
Candy always had a million guys after her.
Only, before, they never used GPS tracking and surveillance helicopters.
Candy Resnick is just the girl next door — that is, if the girl next door happens to be a college freshman and a part-time model with a wicked sense of humor. She and her best friend Velma jaunt around the world, flirt with rock stars and power brokers, and party it up in countries that don't even know the meaning of the word.
But all that changes one night, when Candy turns down the rich and powerful Preston Reign's invitation to dinner. Suddenly, she finds herself being stalked by a guy who never takes no for a final answer. Drawn into his web, out of control for the first time in her life, Candy is on the run — dodging bullets, blowing up buildings, being chased through exotic cities, and fighting back with the only weapons she has: Velma, her natural wit, and her stiletto heels.
Candy in Action is about the lonely side of being popular, and the dark side of being the hottest girl in class. It's action, it's glamour, and it's that best-friends-forever feeling where you're on top of the world and anything could happen.
"Part Bond Girl, part Bond, Candy is one unforgettable heroine!" Melissa Walker, author of Violet on the Runway
"Spy Kids meets Gossip Girl." Ned Vizzini, author of It’s Kind of a Funny Story
"Sits comfortably between self-assured post-feminist analysis and impeccable fashion sense....Today's girls can indeed have it all." ForeWord Magazine
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About the Author
Matthue Roth is a novelist, performance poet, and student of the medieval commentators on the Babylonian Talmud. He has been a baker, a barista, a translator, and a kosher inspector, and he reads way too many comic books. He is the author of Never Mind the Goldbergs, Scholastic/PUSH, 2005 (teen lit/Jewish/punk) and Yom Kippur a Go-Go, Cleis Press, 2005 (memoir). He lives with his wife on the open road, and he keeps a secret online journal at www.matthue.com.
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