Bestselling author Nancy Rue gives
voice to teens “on the fringe” with her latest book in the popular REAL
months after Tournaments, Cocoa & One Wrong Move splashed onto YA
bookshelves, LIMOS, LATTES & MY LIFE ON THE FRINGE (Zondervan) emerges to once again capture the essence of teen life and
the endless struggle to “fit in.” The book is the fourth in the Real
Life series by bestselling author Nancy Rue.
Moving from the basketball hoops of Tournaments to prom dresses, Limos
follows Tyler Bonning, a girl on the fringe who has been nominated for high
school prom queen. With an opportunity to one-up the popular kids, Tyler, a
smart and gifted violinist and debater, revels in her quest to break the
barrier between the rich kids and those less fortunate – until she finds out
her nomination was part of a prank to humiliate her.
Hurt, but not dejected, Tyler
vows to use her new status to put an end to the inequality at her school by
jump-starting a “Prom for Everyone” campaign. She sets out to make
the event affordable for all students — from the kids who can afford to spend
lavish amounts on fine attire and limos – to those whose budgets often keep
them on the sidelines of school activities.
Just as her cause gains
momentum, though, opposition at school and at home forces Tyler to question not
only the campaign, but the way she’s perceived by others. As prom approaches,
Tyler faces her biggest challenge yet, one she won’t be able to solve on her
own. A perplexing leather book might hold the answers, but is Tyler willing to
Nancy Rue continues to
captivate a wide spectrum of teen readers with her on-the-cusp writing style
and charming ability to relate to an ever-changing teen audience. Covering a
wide range of teen issues — from peer pressure to acceptance — LIMOS, LATTES
& MY LIFE ON THE FRINGE is poised to become an excellent addition for
both devoted fans of the Real Life series and for new teen fans seeking solace
in a good read.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nancy
Rue has written more than 100 books for girls, is the editor of the Faithgirlz!
Bible, and is a popular speaker and radio guest with her expertise on tween
and teen issues, including teen bullying, parental advice and self-esteem
issues. She and her husband have raised a daughter of their own and live in