New Jersey transplant and spunky brunette Annisa, and her Sand Dune High cheerleading squad are headed to Nationals! Just when she thinks her blonde teammates have accepted her, some of the girls have suddenly made it their mission to convert Annisa to the blonde side. Annisa thinks her luck is finally changing when her old squad makes a surprise appearance at Nationals, but soon it turns into a Jersey vs. Florida turf battle. Torn between two worlds, and two hair colors, can one non-blonde cheerleader make it through the sea of highlights and rock Nationals her own way?
After faking her own death to escape her term as an indentured assassin for Valor Savings Bank, Patsy is on the run with her boyfriend, Wyatt. All she wants to do is go home, but that's never going to happen - not as long as Valor's out to get her and the people she loves. Left with no good choices, Patsy's only option is to meet with a mysterious group that calls itself the Citizens for Freedom.
"young adult dystopia packed with action"
Everyone talks about the end of the world, but no one does anything about it. Today we’ll meet author Ben Winters, whose new novel The Last Policeman is a poignant mystery set against just that – a world about to finish. Next, Maggie Linton talks with baseball legend Tony La Russa about his long career on the field and behind the scenes in his book, One Last Strike.
The design competition at Fashion International High School heats up as each design house struggles to produce its first - and hopefully award-winning - line. Tensions are cropping up in the House of Pashmina, and it's not clear whether Pashmina and her best friends will weather the runway. They'd better scramble if they want to win a real shot at a fashion career and an all-expenses-paid trip to Florence!