by Jilly Gagnon

On Sale: 02/14/2017


by Jilly Gagnon

On Sale: 02/14/2017


About the Book

Debut author Jilly Gagnon bursts onto the scene with a story equal parts bite and romance, perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Jennifer E. Smith, about falling for someone in front of everyone. 

In this modern day love story: Girl likes boy. Girl snaps photo and posts it online. Boy becomes insta-famous. And what starts out as an innocent photo turns into a whirlwind adventure that forces them both to question whether fame—and love—are worth the price…and changes both of their lives forever.

Told from alternating points of view, #famous captures the sometimes-crazy thrill ride of social media and the equally messy but wonderful moments of liking someone in real life.

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Critical Praise

“A bracing, big-hearted story about #life, #love, and #horrifyingembarrassmentinfrontofmillionsofpeople.” - Jesse Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl

“Eleanor & Park meets The Social Network in this hilarious yet touching love story about how technology can both divide and connect us.” - Tommy Wallach, author of We All Looked Up

“A charming, upbeat, well-paced romp, with plenty of humor that’s tempered with realistic emotions.” - Booklist

“This enjoyable romance is laced with cringe-inducing realism.” - School Library Journal

“Inspired by the ‘Alex from Target’ phenomenon, debut author Gagnon explores online trolling, instant celebrity, and social media frenzies with sensitivity and humor.” - Publishers Weekly

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062430038
  • ISBN 10: 0062430033
  • Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
  • On Sale: 02/14/2017
  • Pages: 384
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
  • BISAC2 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying
  • BISAC3 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Computers & Digital Media

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