Synopses & Reviews
A romantic, mind-bending novel about parallel worlds, soul mates, destiny, and the big-time consequences of even our smallest choices, perfect for fans of The Future of Us
and Before I Fall
Abby Barnes had it all planned out—high school, college, career—but one decision made in her senior year of high school changed her carefully mapped-out future.
When Abby wakes up the morning of her eighteenth birthday, it's as though her past has been rewritten. Abby discovers that a cosmic collision of parallel universes has erased her old reality. Now Abby is falling in love with a boy from her Parallel's memories—a boy she's never even met. She's living the life she always wanted, but what if living her Parallel's life means she loses her soul mate?
“A fun, twisty novel about the paths you choose and the paths you dont…to follow your hearts desire. Deeply romantic and entertaining!“ Melissa de la Cruz, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of BLUE BLOODS and WITCHES OF EAST END
“Penetrating, jawdropping, and so real, PARALLEL had me turning pages at warp speed, hoping for the best tomorrow. Read this book.” Huntley Fitzpatrick, author of MY LIFE NEXT DOOR
“Best. Debut. Novel. Ever.” Lauren Barnholdt, author of TWO-WAY STREET
“PARALLEL beautifully tackles the universal themes of fate, destiny, and the search for a soulmate, proving that there are no wrong turns. Your heart will soar and youll be cheering at the end.” Jordanna Fraiberg, author of IN YOUR ROOM
“Wildly inventive and wonderfully romantic, PARALLEL takes readers on a journey that will open their minds and their hearts.” Jennifer E. Smith, author of THE STATISTICAL PROBABILITY OF LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
“Thoughtprovoking, romantic, and so, so smart, PARALLEL is an absolute mustread for anyone and everyone who has ever wondered, What if?” Anna Jarzab, author of ALL UNQUIET THINGS
“An intricatelywoven story about free will, parallel universes, andcute boys. Miller nails the inner snark of the high school senior, aswell as the confusion of figuring out just where your life is supposedto be headed.” Kat Zhang, author of WHAT & #8217;S LEFT OF ME
Your path changes.
Your destiny doesn't.
Abby Barnes had a plan. The Plan. She'd go to Northwestern, major in journalism, and land a job at a national newspaper. But one tiny choice—taking a drama class her senior year of high school—changed all that. Now, on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she is on a Hollywood movie set, wishing she could rewind her life. The next morning, she's in a dorm room, with no memory of how she got there. Overnight, it's as if her past has been rewritten. A cosmic collision of parallel universes has left Abby living an alternate version of her life. Abby must race against time to take control of her fate without losing sight of who she is, the boy who might just be her soul mate, and the destiny that's finally within reach.
About the Author
Lauren Miller is an entertainment lawyer and television writer. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two kids.