Fairmont Academy is abuzz with excitement when a Hollywood production company arrives on campus to shoot a movie. The rumor mill springs into action. Will Zac Efron really play the lead? Jessie and Tracy vow to remain above the fray, but battle lines are drawn when Alexis Bright, class drama queen, tries to edge out Tracy for a coveted role. The director spots Jessie and offers her the part. Shooting begins and Tracy takes candid shots with a digital camera for a school project. She catches the stars in unguarded moments, and jealousies arise as stars jockey for position. And Tracy captures it all on camera. Jessie is caught up in the excitement of her role and a budding flirtation with Shane...but an old boyfriend from New Orleans, Marc LaPierre, is still in her thoughts. When Marc decides to fly to Bedford for the week-end to visit the set, Jessie is forced to choose. A new love or an old one?
Formerly published as Confessions of an Almost Movie Star. This novel won an award and grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for ''artistic excellence in literary fiction."
''Sweet romance, lively dialogue, and fresh engaging storylines combine to make Mary Kennedy's young adult novels a must-read for YA fans. Mary creates appealing teen characters that readers care about and has a definite knack for writing in the YA genre. . .once you start reading, you won't want to stop.''
--Stacy Juba, YA author of Dark Before Dawn and Face-Off