“Eleanor & Park meets The Social Network in this hilarious yet touching love story about how technology can both divide and connect us.” (Tommy Wallach, author of We All Looked Up)
“A charming, upbeat, well-paced romp, with plenty of humor that’s tempered with realistic emotions.” (Booklist)
“This enjoyable romance is laced with cringe-inducing realism.” (School Library Journal)
“Inspired by the ‘Alex from Target’ phenomenon, debut author Gagnon explores online trolling, instant celebrity, and social media frenzies with sensitivity and humor.” (Publishers Weekly)
About the Author
Jilly Gagnon is currently based in Chicago, but is originally from Minnesota, a fact she’ll likely inform you of within minutes of meeting you. When she’s not writing, she’s probably either deep in a video-game rabbit hole, talking to her cats like they understand her, or practicing her violin, which for some inexplicable reason (masochism) she took up recently. Jilly’s short humor, personal essays, and op-eds have appeared in all kinds of places that it’s too tedious to list. She also writes the adult comedy book series Choose Your Own Misery, coauthored with Mike MacDonald. Visit Jilly at www.jillygagnon.com.