James Patterson’s first “diary fiction” story for teens, the mega-bestselling
author’s most endearing and original teen heroine ever proves that everyone can
use a helping hand once in a while.
“Cuckoo” Clarke recently had a brief stay in a mental institution following an
emotional breakdown, but she’s turning over a new leaf with her “Operation
Happiness.” She’s determined to beat down the bad vibes of the Haters, the
Terror Teachers, and all of the trials and tribulations of high school by
writing and drawing in her diary. And when life gets really tough, she works
through her own moments of uncertainty through imaginary conversations with her
favorite literary characters.
also got a nearly impossible mission: she and her misfit band of
self-deprecating friends (who call themselves “the Freakshow”) decide to bridge
the gap between warring cliques and “bring the Nations together.” Not everyone
is so willing to join hands and get along, but Cuckoo never stops smiling …
until one of her closest friends, pushed to desperation by a Hater prank,
decides that enough is enough. Download and start listening now!