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Author: Matt Boren, Matthew Boren Narrator: Selma Blair, Ramy Youssef, Ryan Newman, Taylor Spreitler, Adam Shapiro, Christina Applegate, Katie Lowes, Matthew Boren, Meredith Salenger, Rebecca Budig, Vicki Davis, Matt Boren, a full cast Publisher: Listening Library Audio Length: Release Date: April 2018 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780525588573

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A status-obsessed senior unexpectedly falls for a freshman because of his Danny Zuko audition in their high school's production of Grease in this outrageously funny epistolary novel set in 1991. "Matt Boren brilliantly captures the voices of students way back in 1992 with humor and wit and a unique ability to shift from freshman to senior, boy to girl, cheerleader to theater geek. In this hilarious novel, Boren adeptly proves that the more things change, the more things stay the same." --Kelly Ripa The folded notes collected for this book represent correspondence surrounding one Tara Maureen Murphy, senior at South High c. 1991-1992.  It's 1991, and Tara Maureen Murphy is finally on top. A frightening cross between Regina George and Tracy Flick, Tara Maureen Murphy is any high school's worst nightmare, bringing single-minded ambition, narcissism, manipulation, and jealousy to new extremes in this outrageous, satirical twist on the coming-of-age novel. She's got a hot jock boyfriend in Christopher Patrick Caparelli, her best friend Stef Campbell by her side, and she's a SENIOR, poised to star as Sandy in South High's production of Grease. Clinching the role is just one teensy step in Tara's plot to get out of her hometown and become the Broadway starlet she was born to be. She's grasping distance from the finish line--graduation and college are right around the corner--but she has to remain vigilant.  "This dumb town, as we know, can be a very tricky place." --Tara Maureen Murphy It gets trickier with the arrival of freshman Matthew Bloom, whose dazzling audition for the role of Danny Zuko turns Tara's world upside down. Freshmen belong in the chorus, not the spotlight! But Tara's outrage is tinged with an unfamiliar emotion, at least to her: adoration. And what starts as a conniving ploy to "mentor" young Matt quickly turns into a romantic obsession that threatens to topple Tara's hard-won status at South High.... Cast of Narrators: Taylor Spreitler, as Tara Ramy Youssef, as Matt Ryan Newman, as Stef Selma Blair, as Stacey Katie Lowes, as Pammy Rebecca Budig, as Tricia Meredith Salenger, as Kath Vicki Davis, as Deena Adam Shapiro, as Pete Matt Boren, as Christopher Christina Applegate, as the Narrator

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About the Author

Matt Boren is a graduate of NYU’S Tisch School of the Arts. He got his start writing story arcs for All My Children. From there, Boren went on to sell his first pilot, Dirtbags, to FOX. That pilot was greenlit and thus began Boren’s career in television. He has gone on to sell shows to NBC, ABC, FX, Disney, and Nickelodeon. Boren has written on over eighty-five episodes of television, including, Melissa and Joey, See Dad Run, and Sofia the First. Boren has acted in many projects in both film and television, including the lead role in the Sundance darling Momma’s Man and for nine seasons as Stuart on How I Met Your Mother. Boren most recently sold his movie, The Switch Witch, to Disney. Among the projects he is developing right now is his half-hour dramedy, Miss Joy, starring Jamie Lynn Sigler, and his multi-cam comedy, 40 Is the New 90, with producers Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos. Boren is also the co-creator and co-host of Don’t Steal This Morning Show, an online talk show which features Christina Applegate, Selma Blair, Mark Feurestein, and Katie Lowes.

About the Narrator

Tim Curry has created a rich array of memorable characters for both the screen and stage, most notably the role of the scientist in the Broadway and film versions of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He’s been nominated for Tony Awards for his roles in My Favorite Year and The Pirates of Penzance. His film credits include Muppet Treasure Island, The Shadow, Clue, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, The Three Musketeers, and many, many more.