Published by Harlequin Teen on December 1st 2013
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Source: Blog Tour
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What if your devastating break-up became this summer’s hit single? In this rock-and-roll retelling of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, music can either bring you together or tear you apart.
At her dying mother’s request, Claire dumps Jared, the only boy she’s ever loved. Left with a broken family and a broken heart, Claire is furious when she discovers that her biggest regret became Jared’s big break. While Jared is catapulted into rock-star status, another piece of Claire’s heart crumbles every time his song plays on the radio.
The summer after her senior year, it’s been months since the big break-up, and Claire is just trying to keep her head down and make it through a tense trip to the beach with her family. But when Jared shows up, and old feelings reignite, can Claire and Jared let go of the past? Or will they be stuck singing the same old refrain?
I read this book last week and let me tell you, it’s really fun! (Look for my full review soon!) And it’s always fun to see who the author would cast, especially when it’s not what you imagined. Check it out below and let me know what you think!
Sky Ferreira as Claire
Thanks to Kell Andrews for the suggestion. For Claire, I need a musician who can act, or an actress who can music, either one.
Drew Roy as Jared
Supposedly he can play guitar, and he’s got the look. Just imagine him with longer hair.
Chloë Grace Moretz as April
Anna Popplewell as Hannah
Michael Trevino as Zach
Alexandra Daddario as Lisa
Zach Roerig as Mike
About the Author
Tracey Martin grew up outside of Philadelphia, the lucky recipient of a drama-free childhood, which is why she spent so much time reading about other people’s lives. It was while she was working on her doctorate in psychology that she had an epiphany–imaginary people are way more fun than real ones. And so she began writing. Never able to choose just one of anything, she currently writes both urban fantasy for adults and contemporary stories for teens.
She likes her coffee simple, her music epic, and her movies to contain explosions. A city girl at heart, she doesn’t understand how she and her husband ended up living in New Hampshire, but writing keeps her off the mean, small town streets.