She's the Liar

She's the Liar

Alison Cherry

Young Adult

When Abby arrives to Brookside Academy, she is determined to reinvent herself. Abby sheds her shy personality and plays the part of confident newcomer, "Abbi." She quickly learns about the Committee, a student-led organization that controls nearly every aspect of extracurricular activity. And to her surprise, her older sister Sydney has also reinvented herself and is the president of the Committee.Sister rivalry erupts as Abby decides to join the Committee. The sisters try to outmaneuver each other for power and influence. But not everything is as it seems and readers will find out that there are always two sides to a story.
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Willows vs. Wolverines

Willows vs. Wolverines

Alison Cherry

Young Adult

It's an all-out boys vs. girls prank war in this hilarious summer camp novel from the author of The Classy Crooks Club!Twelve-year-old Izzy Cervantes and her best friend Mackenzie have been spending their summers at Camp Sweetwater since they were eight. But when the camp raises its rates, the girls find themselves packed off to a cheaper alternative called Camp Foxtail. Worse still—they're in different cabins! Izzy finds herself in the Willows cabin, and since all of her cabinmates have been friends forever, Izzy struggles to keep up and fit in. So when Izzy hears about a time-honored prank war between Willow Lodge and boys' cabin Wolverine Lodge, she sees a chance to make her mark. She boasts that her older brother Tomás was the most respected prankster in Camp Foxtail history and that he'd be happy to help them win the prank war. In reality, Izzy doesn't even have an older brother, but the effect is instantaneous; she goes from being the...
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For Real

For Real

Alison Cherry

Young Adult

From Alison Cherry, author of Red, a novel PW declares "sparkles with wit," comes a terrific new book about two sisters and one big question: how do you know who's for real?No parents. No limits. No clue what they're in for.Shy, cautious Claire has always been in her confident older sister's shadow. While Miranda's life is jam-packed with exciting people and whirlwind adventures, Claire gets her thrills vicariously by watching people live large on reality television.When Miranda discovers her boyfriend, Samir, cheating on her just after her college graduation, it's Claire who comes up with the perfect plan. They'll outshine Miranda's fame-obsessed ex while having an amazing summer by competing on Around the World, a race around the globe for a million bucks. Revenge + sisterly bonding = awesome. But the show has a twist, and Claire is stunned to find herself in the middle of a reality-show romance that may be just for the...
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Look Both Ways

Look Both Ways

Alison Cherry

Young Adult

Thoughtful, funny, and steeped in the wild drama of growing up, Alison Cherry's new novel is the story of a girl hoping she's found a place to belong . . . only to learn that neither talent nor love is as straightforward as she thinks.A summer away from the city is the beginning of everything for Brooklyn Shepard. Her theater apprenticeship at Allerdale is a chance to prove that she can carve out a niche all her own, surrounded by people who don't know anything about her or her family of superstar performers. Brooklyn immediately hits it off with her roommate, Zoe, and soon their friendship turns into something more. Brooklyn wants to see herself as someone who's open to everything and everyone, but as her feelings for Zoe intensify, so do her doubts. She's happier than she's ever been--but is it because of her new relationship? Or is it because she's finally discovering who she wants to be?
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The Classy Crooks Club

The Classy Crooks Club

Alison Cherry

Young Adult

Twelve-year-old AJ is dreading spending the summer with her uber-strict grandmother—that is, until she's recruited to join Grandma Jo's heist club—in this hilarious and quirky twist on a summer vacation story.AJ does not, under any circumstances, want to spend an entire month living with her strict Grandma Jo. Not only does her grandmother tell her how to walk, what to eat, and which rooms she can enter, she fills all of AJ's free time with boring sewing lessons! Grandma Jo wants nothing more than to transform her adventurous, fun-loving granddaughter into a prim and proper lady...and AJ hates it. But AJ's dull summer takes an exciting turn when she discovers that her grandmother's "bridge group" is actually a club of crooks! And when Grandma Jo offers to teach AJ lock picking instead of embroidery in exchange for help with a few capers, AJ is thrilled to join her grandmother's madcap band of thieves who claim to steal only for ethical reasons. But...
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Ella Unleashed

Ella Unleashed

Alison Cherry

Young Adult

The Parent Trap meets Best in Show in this charming novel about a girl who must learn to make peace with the unpredictability of life.Ella Cohen was skeptical when her mom started dating Krishnan just a few months after her parents' divorce. But two years later, she really likes having her new stepfather around. When she decides to enter a junior dog show, Krishnan even lets her start handling his dog, Elvis. She's determined to become an expert handler, even after her first show ends in disaster. Unfortunately, some things are harder to control—like Ella's dad, who has changed a lot since the divorce. He used to be laid back and fun, but now he hovers over her constantly, terrified she's going to shatter into a million pieces if she so much as hints that everything in her life isn't perfect. Ella is particularly upset that his animosity toward Krishnan keeps him from coming to watch her handle Elvis, especially when she wins a lottery spot...
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The Pros of Cons

The Pros of Cons

Alison Cherry

Young Adult

Drummer Phoebe Byrd prides herself on being one of the guys, and she's ready to prove it by kicking all their butts in the snare solo competition at the Indoor Percussion Association Convention. Writer Vanessa Montoya-O'Callaghan has been looking forward to the WTFcon for months. Not just because of the panels and fanfiction readings but because WTFcon is where she'll finally meet Soleil, her internet girlfriend, for the first time. Taxidermy assistant Callie Buchannan might be good at scooping brains out of deer skulls, but that doesn't mean it's her passion. Since her parents' divorce, her taxidermist father only cares about his work, and assisting him at the World Taxidermy and Fish-Carving Championships is the only way Callie knows to connect with him. When a crazy mix-up in the hotel lobby brings the three girls together, they form an unlikely friendship against a chaotic background of cosplay, competition, and carcasses!
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