Author(s): Alyson Noel
On the surface, 17-year-old Alex has it made - she is beautiful and smart. Plus, she's best friends with M., the most popular girl in school. Feeling bored with their affluent Orange County suburban town, Alex and M. decide to check out L.A.'s glitzy nightlife scene. Claiming to be 19, Alex and M. meet Trevor and Connor, two rich 21-year-old guys. At first, Alex can't believe her luck - she gets to hang out with a hot, older guy at fancy Hollywood Houseparties and downtown L.A. clubs. These weekend trips into the city become the perfect distraction for Alex, who is secretly struggling with her failing senior year grades, her absentee father, and her clueless mom. However, after the initial fun wears off for Alex, she is forced to re-evaluate her friendship with M., who is hiding some secrets beneath her perfect Burberry-clad exterior...
Alyson Noel is the #1 New York Times, and USA Today and Publisher's Weekly bestselling, award-winning, author of Faking 19, Art Geeks and Prom Queens, Laguna Cove, Fly Me To The Moon, Kiss & Blog, Saving Zoe, Cruel Summer, First Kiss (Then Tell) – an anthology, and the Immortals series. Her books have won the National Reader's Choice Award, NYLA Book of Winter Award, NYPL Books for the Teenage, TeenReads Best Books of 2007, Reviewer's Choice 2007 Top Ten, nominated for YALSA's Teen's Top Ten Award, chosen for the CBS Early Show's 'Give the Gift of Reading' segment, and selected for Seventeen magazine's 'Hot List' and Beach Book Club Pick.