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The way it hurts /

by Blount, Patty [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Fire, [2017]Description: 391 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781492632788; 1492632783.Subject(s): Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction | Guitar -- Fiction | Rock music -- Fiction | Theater -- Fiction | Autism -- Fiction | Family life -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Fiction | Social media -- Fiction | Long Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction | Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction | Guitar -- Fiction | Rock music -- Fiction | Theater -- Fiction | Autism -- Fiction | Families -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Fiction | Social media -- Fiction | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Computers & Digital Media | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Performing Arts / Music | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Bullying | Guitarists -- Fiction | Fiction | Young adult fiction | Romance fictionSummary: Guitarist Elijah and actress Kristen connect after unusual circumstances bring them together, but cruelty from strangers online and Kristen's strict father threaten their relationship.Summary: Music is Elijah's life. He'd rather be practicing his guitar when friends drag him to a musical. Kristen needs an edge to get into a competitive theater program, and being the star in a high school musical isn't going to cut it. When their meeting is posted online and goes viral, the backlash has consequences, and threats follow them into real life.
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<p>There may be two sides to every story, but sometimes there's only one way to set things right...</p> <p>Music is Elijah's life. His band plays loud and hard, and he'll do anything to get them a big break. He needs that success to help take care of his sister, who has special needs. So he'd rather be practicing when his friends drag him to a musical in the next town...until the lead starts to sing.</p> <p>Kristendreams of a career on stage like her grandmother's. She knows she needs an edge to get into a competitive theater program--and being the star in her high school musical isn't going to cut it. The applause and the attention only encourage her to work harder.</p> <p>Elijah can't take his eyes off of Kristen's performance, and he snaps a photo of her in costume that he posts online with a comment that everybody misunderstands. It goes viral. Suddenly, Elijah and Kristenare in a new spotlight as the online backlash spins out of control. And the consequences are bigger than they both could have ever imagined because these threats don't stay online...they follow them into real life.<br></p>

Guitarist Elijah and actress Kristen connect after unusual circumstances bring them together, but cruelty from strangers online and Kristen's strict father threaten their relationship.

Music is Elijah's life. He'd rather be practicing his guitar when friends drag him to a musical. Kristen needs an edge to get into a competitive theater program, and being the star in a high school musical isn't going to cut it. When their meeting is posted online and goes viral, the backlash has consequences, and threats follow them into real life.

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