In Patty Blount’s THE WAY IT HURTS, two teens’ quest for fame goes terribly wrong when a single tweet goes viral and the online backlash follows them into real life. Fans of Gayle Forman’s If I Stay series will like how main characters Elijah and Kristen bond over their music in this edgy, real world contemporary young adult read that examines the impact social media has on the lives of today’s youth.
Title: The Way It Hurts
Author: Patty Blount
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Genres: Young Adult Contemporary
Release Date: August 1, 2017