Becky Wallace - Far From Normal
Becky Wallace join us virtually to talk about her new book, Far From Normal,
From Stealing Home author Becky Wallace comes a Devil Wears Prada-inspired YA romance, in which "normal girl" Maddie must repair the image of Major League Soccer's bad boy to ace her internship. A perfect read for fans of Morgan Matson and Miranda Kenneally.
Tuesday October 6, 2020 at 4:30 pm MST.
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Maddie McPherson is sick of Normal—both her hometown of Normal, Illinois and being the ‘normal’ sibling. But when she lands a summer internship with a sports marketing firm, she finally has a chance to crawl out of her genius brother’s shadow. Not to mention, a glowing letter of recommendation secure her admission to her dream college.
But Maddie’s nickname is “Calamaddie” for a reason, and when the company tasks her with repairing the image of teen soccer phenom Gabriel Fortunato, she wonders if she’s set herself up for embarrassment. Gabriel is a tabloid magnet, who’s best-known for flubbing Italy’s World Cup hopes. As Maddie works with him to develop “pleasant and friendly” content for social media, she also learns he’s thoughtful, multi-talented, and fiercely loyal—maybe even to a fault. Falling for a footballer is exactly how Calamaddie would botch this internship, but with the firm pressuring her to get the job done, perhaps her heart is worth risking?