Mixtape for the End of the World (Paperback)

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FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF YOUNG ADULT MYSTERY PALO DURO, "MASTER OF THE ART" ANDREW J BRANDT, A HEARTFELT COMING-OF-AGE TALE THAT MOVES THROUGH NOSTALGIA AND YOUNG LOVE.


IT'S AUGUST 1999 AND THE WORLD WILL END IN LESS THAN FOUR MONTHS.AT LEAST, THAT'S WHAT HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORE DERRICK TOWNSEND HEARS ON THE TELEVISION AS THE COMING Y2K APOCALYPSE GROWS NEARER EVERY DAY. ON TOP OF THAT, HE'S NOW THE NEW KID IN TOWN, HAVING MOVED TO MOUNT VERNON A WEEK BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS FOR THE NEXT SEMESTER. MUSIC-OBSESSED, HE CREATES MIXTAPES OF HIS FAVORITE SONGS TO HELP HIM COPE WITH - AND ESCAPE - THIS NEW, UNFAMILIAR WORLD.

AS DERRICK NAVIGATES MUSIC, LOVE AND THE END OF THE WORLD, HE AND NEWFOUND FRIEND AJ START A BAND IN ORDER TO COMPETE IN THE SCHOOL'S TALENT SHOW. DERRICK, HOWEVER, ALSO WANTS TO IMPRESS THE BEAUTIFUL GIRL NEXT DOOR.AS Y2K APPROACHES, THE TEENAGERS CONTEMPLATE THE FUTURE AND WHAT IT MAY HOLD, THEY ALSO COPE WITH CHANGING FAMILY DYNAMICS AND THE DRAMA OF SMALL-TOWN LIFE.


A NOSTALGIC TRIP BACK INTO THE LATE-90'S MIXTAPE FOR THE END OF THE WORLD IS A "HEARTFELT AND HEARTWARMING LOOK BACK AT BEING A TEENAGER. IT WILL MAKE YOU MISS THE GOOD OL' DAYS." (READERS' FAVORITE 5-STAR REVIEW)



Product Details
ISBN: 9781735220697
ISBN-10: 1735220698
Publisher: Blue Handle Publishing
Publication Date: May 13th, 2021
Pages: 286
Language: English