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Faking 19

Faking 19

Alyson Noël

St. Martin's Griffin

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On the surface, 17-year-old Alex has it made; she is beautiful and smart. Plus, she's best friends with M., the absolute most popular girl in school. Feeling bored with their fancy Orange County suburban town, Alex and M. decide to check out L.A.'s glitzy nightlife scene.

Pretending to be 19, Alex and M. meet Trevor and Connor, two rich older guys. At first, Alex can't believe her luck--she gets to hang out at hip 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.

But, after the initial fun wears off for Alex, she is forced to reevaluate her friendship with M., who is hiding some secrets beneath her perfect Burberry-clad exterior...in Alyson Noël's Faking 19.

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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Alyson Noël's young adult novel Faking 19. On the surface, 17-year-old Alex has it made; she is beautiful and smart. Plus, she's best friends with M., the absolute most popular girl in school. Bored with their fancy Orange County suburban town, Alex and M. decide to check out L.A.'s glitzy nightlife scene. Pretending to be 19, Alex and M. meet Trevor and Connor, two rich older guys. At first, Alex can't believe her luck--she gets to hang out at hip Hollywood house pa

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Praise for Faking 19

“Deliciously funny and irreverent. I couldn't put this down!” —Niki Burnham, author of Royally Jacked

“I loved Faking 19...A totally convincing look at one teenager's broken world, and how she reaches inside herself to fix it.” —Joe Weisberg, author of 10th Grade

“Gloriously, outrageously funny.” —Jackie Fischer, author of An Egg on Three Sticks

“Alex and M., despite their foolish mistakes, are fresh and endearing characters.” —teenreads.com

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About the author

Alyson Noël

Alyson Noël is the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of Faking 19, Art Geeks and Prom Queens, Laguna Cove, Fly Me to the Moon, Kiss & Blog, Saving Zoë, Cruel Summer, and the Immortals series including Evermore, Blue Moon, Shadowland, Dark Flame, and Night Star, as well as the Immortals spin-off series beginning with Radiance. With over 2 million copies in print in the US alone, her books have been published in 35 countries and have won awards including the National Reader's Choice Award, NYLA Book of Winter Award, NYPL Stuff for the Teenage, TeenReads Best Books of 2007, and Reviewer's Choice 2007 Top Ten, and have been 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. She lives in Laguna Beach, California.

Alyson Noël

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