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California high school student Audrey Cuttler dumps self-involved Evan, the lead singer of a little band called The Do-Gooders. Evan writes, "Audrey, Wait!," a break-up song that's so good it rockets up the billboard charts. And Audrey is suddenly famous!

Now rabid fans are invading her school. People is running articles about her arm-warmers. The lead singer of the Lolitas wants her as his muse. (And the Internet is documenting her every move!) Audrey can't hang out with her best friend or get with her new crush without being mobbed by fans and paparazzi.

Take a wild ride with Audrey as she makes headlines, has outrageous amounts of fun, confronts her ex on MTV, and gets the chance to show the world who she really is.

Review:

"When Audrey breaks up with her musician boyfriend, Evan, he is inspired to write a song about it, a catchy tune that launches his band to the top of the music charts — and that makes Audrey the target of paparazzi and gossip magazines — and the queen bee at school. Although Audrey tries to hide from fame, it finds her anyway (a first date with a co-worker ends with a police escort from a record store, where a crowd has trapped them). Audrey's phenomenal celebrity seems unlikely but she herself feels completely believable, and readers will find her both sympathetic and funny. Benway displays a keen ear for dialogue; this first novelist has a knack for showcasing her characters' wit as well as their sincere concern for one another. Right after Audrey hears Evan's song for the first time, for example, she asks her best friend, 'So do I kill myself now, or do I wait and do it in front of Evan so he feels really, really, really bad?' 'You're not going to kill yourself,' the friend replies. 'Remember in health class, when they talked about how adolescents drink to mask pain? That's what you're going to do.' (Note to worried adults:they drink a milkshake.) Irresistible. Ages 12 — up." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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"This fluffy-but-fun debut novel grabs the latest slot in the growing canon of the you-don't-really-want-to-be-famous subcategory of chick-lit....[W]ell pitched to the target audience of mid-teen girls. A pleasant little romp." Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

When her ex writes a break-up song about her that rockets up the charts, Audrey is suddenly famous — she can't go out without being mobbed by fans and paparazzi. Take a wild ride with Audrey as she makes headlines, confronts her ex on MTV, and shows the world who she really is.

Synopsis:

California high school student Audrey Cuttler dumps self-involved Evan, the lead singer of a little band called The Do-Gooders. Evan writes, ?Audrey, Wait!,? a break-up song that?s so good it rockets up the billboard charts. And Audrey is suddenly famous!

Now rabid fans are invading her school. People is running articles about her arm-warmers. The lead singer of the Lolitas wants her as his muse. (And the Internet is documenting her every move!) Audrey can?t hang out with her best friend or get with her new crush without being mobbed by fans and paparazzi.

Take a wild ride with Audrey as she makes headlines, has outrageous amounts of fun, confronts her ex on MTV, and gets the chance to show the world who she really is.

Synopsis:

The wait is over for the paperback of this irresistible, fast-paced, hit-worthy debut!

When funny, charming, absolutely-normal Audrey Cuttler dumps her boyfriend Evan, he writes a song about her that becomes a number-one hit?and rockets Audrey to stardom!

Suddenly, tabloid paparazzi are on her tail and Audrey can barely hang with her friends at concerts or the movies without getting mobbed?let alone score a date with James, her adorable coworker at the Scooper Dooper. Her life will never be the same?at least, not until Audrey confronts Evan live on MTV and lets the world know exactly who she is!

About the Author

Robin Benway grew up in Orange County, California, and attended college at both NYU and UCLA. At NYU, she won the Seth Barkas Prize for Best Fiction by an Undergraduate. She has worked at Ballantine, Knopf, Borders, and Book Soup in West Hollywood. Robin currently lives in Santa Monica. To the best of her knowledge, no one has written a song about her. Yet.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595141910
Author:
Benway, Robin
Publisher:
Razorbill
Author:
Valentine, Allyson
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Performing Arts - Music
Subject:
Dating (social customs)
Subject:
Fame
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
April 2008
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.50x6.00x1.12 in. .95 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "When Audrey breaks up with her musician boyfriend, Evan, he is inspired to write a song about it, a catchy tune that launches his band to the top of the music charts — and that makes Audrey the target of paparazzi and gossip magazines — and the queen bee at school. Although Audrey tries to hide from fame, it finds her anyway (a first date with a co-worker ends with a police escort from a record store, where a crowd has trapped them). Audrey's phenomenal celebrity seems unlikely but she herself feels completely believable, and readers will find her both sympathetic and funny. Benway displays a keen ear for dialogue; this first novelist has a knack for showcasing her characters' wit as well as their sincere concern for one another. Right after Audrey hears Evan's song for the first time, for example, she asks her best friend, 'So do I kill myself now, or do I wait and do it in front of Evan so he feels really, really, really bad?' 'You're not going to kill yourself,' the friend replies. 'Remember in health class, when they talked about how adolescents drink to mask pain? That's what you're going to do.' (Note to worried adults:they drink a milkshake.) Irresistible. Ages 12 — up." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "This fluffy-but-fun debut novel grabs the latest slot in the growing canon of the you-don't-really-want-to-be-famous subcategory of chick-lit....[W]ell pitched to the target audience of mid-teen girls. A pleasant little romp."
"Synopsis" by , When her ex writes a break-up song about her that rockets up the charts, Audrey is suddenly famous — she can't go out without being mobbed by fans and paparazzi. Take a wild ride with Audrey as she makes headlines, confronts her ex on MTV, and shows the world who she really is.
"Synopsis" by ,
California high school student Audrey Cuttler dumps self-involved Evan, the lead singer of a little band called The Do-Gooders. Evan writes, ?Audrey, Wait!,? a break-up song that?s so good it rockets up the billboard charts. And Audrey is suddenly famous!

Now rabid fans are invading her school. People is running articles about her arm-warmers. The lead singer of the Lolitas wants her as his muse. (And the Internet is documenting her every move!) Audrey can?t hang out with her best friend or get with her new crush without being mobbed by fans and paparazzi.

Take a wild ride with Audrey as she makes headlines, has outrageous amounts of fun, confronts her ex on MTV, and gets the chance to show the world who she really is.

"Synopsis" by ,
The wait is over for the paperback of this irresistible, fast-paced, hit-worthy debut!

When funny, charming, absolutely-normal Audrey Cuttler dumps her boyfriend Evan, he writes a song about her that becomes a number-one hit?and rockets Audrey to stardom!

Suddenly, tabloid paparazzi are on her tail and Audrey can barely hang with her friends at concerts or the movies without getting mobbed?let alone score a date with James, her adorable coworker at the Scooper Dooper. Her life will never be the same?at least, not until Audrey confronts Evan live on MTV and lets the world know exactly who she is!

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