book | Fiction | May 2013
Your path will change. Your destiny doesn’t.
Abby Barnes had a plan. The Plan. She’d go to Northwestern, major in journalism, and land a job at a national newspaper, all before she turned twenty-two. But one tiny choice—deciding to take a drama class her senior year of high school—changed all that. Now, on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, Abby is stuck on a Hollywood movie set, wishing she could rewind her life. The next morning, she’s in a dorm room at Yale, with no memory of how she got there. Overnight, it’s as if her life has been rewritten.
With the help of Caitlin, her science phenom BFF, Abby discovers that this new reality—an Ivy League address, a spot on the crew team, a birthday blind date with a cute lacrosse player—is the result of a cosmic collision of parallel universes that has Abby living an alternate version of her life. And not only that: Abby’s life changes every time her parallel self makes a new choice. As she struggles to navigate her ever-shifting existence, forced to live out the consequences of a path she didn’t choose, Abby must let go of the Plan and learn to focus on the present, without losing sight of who she is, the boy who might just be her soul mate, and the destiny that’s finally within reach.
The audio rights are handled by Alice Lutyens.
Roxane Edouard manages the translation rights for Parallel
A fun, twisty novel about the paths you choose and the paths you don't...to follow your heart's desire. Deeply romantic and entertaining!Melissa de la Cruz
PARALLEL beautifully tackles the universal themes of fate, destiny, and the search for a soulmate, proving that there are no wrong turns. Your heart will soar and you'll be cheering at the end.Jordanna Fraiberg
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