When you love somebody, you have to sing it from the rooftops, literally. But can Tessa reveal the truth behind the viral music video that made her internet-famous? An exclusive story for AUSTRALIA READS.
People look at Tessa and see her biggest mistake.
While everyone else her age is taking their bold first steps into adulthood, she's just trying to outrun a song that went viral when she was fourteen.
But now - an opportunity. A profile as one of The Five Most Forgettable Internet Celebrities of the Decade So Far gives her the chance to right a wrong, and the courage to sing her greatest hit as it was originally written. But will it be enough to win back the person she hurt?
An exclusive story for AUSTRALIA READS from one of Australia's leading YA writers.
Will Kostakis is an award-winning author for young adults. His first novel, Loathing Lola, was released when he was just nineteen, and his second, The First Third, won the 2014 Gold Inky Award. It was also shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year and Australian Prime Minister's Literary awards.
The Sidekicks was his third novel for young adults, and his American debut. As a high school student, Will won Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year for a collection of short stories.
Will's first fantasy novel, Monuments, was released in 2019 and is a Children's Book Council of Australia Notable book. The sequel, Rebel Gods, follows in 2020.