164: Three chapter critique + signed copy of AND BY THE WAY by Denise DeeganPosted: March 13, 2011
ITEM: First three chapter critique plus signed copy of AND BY THE WAY by Denise Deegan
DETAILS: At Strandbrook College, we are Kids Of. Kids of diplomats, media stars, musicians, artists, actors, oh, and wealthy people who aspire to all of that,’ Alex Newman says in the first book of the New Butterfly Novels series, And By The Way. Alex’s own dad is a rock star. As far as she’s concerned, that’s the bad news.And By The Way is the story of Alex who has lost her mum to cancer and her dad, ‘The Rockstar’, to work. Alex is angry. With everyone. Especially David McFadden who could have helped her but didn’t. Now, six months later, Alex doesn’t want help. She’s not going to trust anyone, love anyone, rely on anyone. That way, she’ll never get hurt again. At least, that’s her plan….
BIO: Author of four contemporary novels, Denise Deegan hadn’t planned to write for Young Adults but then the voice of Alex Newman, the sixteen-year-old daughter of a rock star, entered her head and wouldn’t go away. The result: AND BY THE WAY, the first in a new series of Young Adult books, The Butterfly Novels. Check out: www.butterflynovels.com. Follow Denise on Twitter @denisedeegan