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The Falling Between Us

Authors: Parsons, Ash
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: YAF042000, YAF062000, YAF047030
ISBN: 9780698408425, Related ISBNs: 0147512123, 0399168486, 069840842X, 9780147512123, 9780399168482
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis: All-consuming fame and fortune prove too much for a teen popstar who suddenly goes missing--Eddie and the Cruisers for the Justin Bieber era.

"An uplifting story of love, grief, and forgiveness."--Kirkus Reviews

A Junior Library Guild Selection!


Just eight months ago, fifteen-year-old Roxanne Stewart was stuck in her tiny, middle-of-nowhere hometown with no prospects of leaving. But after her boyfriend, Joshua Blackbird, posts a performance of an original song on YouTube, he becomes an overnight sensation, catapulting to the dizzying heights of celebrity, and Rox joins him on the whirlwind ride of a massive national tour.

But it's not long before the never-blinking eye of fame begins weighing them both down--the constant hunger of managers, diehard fans who call themselves "Birdies," record execs, paparazzi, and even family, all leeching onto Joshua.

Then one day, Joshua Blackbird disappears. Was it a suicide? An accident? Rox will stop at nothing to find out the truth. The Falling Between Us is a haunting love story and a piercing look at the costs of fame.

Praise for The Falling Between Us

"With a shrewd and sympathetic narrator and multiple elements of interest--music, celebrity, grief, mental health--this novel is a recommended first purchase." --School Library Journal
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