Shrinking Violet (Paperback)
|Author: Danielle Joseph|
|Insightful and funny, this debut novel features a high school teen who struggles with overwhelming shyness, but finally finds her voice as a hit radio DJ.|
From the Publisher:
Harboring a secret longing to become a DJ in spite of her fear of public speaking, seventeen-year-old Teresa takes advantage of an internship opportunity at her stepfather's radio station and dons a confident radio persona, a situation that is complicated by an oral presentation at school. Original. A first novel.High school senior Teresa Adams is so painfully shy that she dreads speaking to anyone in the hallways or getting called on in class. But in the privacy of her bedroom with her iPod in hand, she rocks out -- doing mock broadcasts for Miami's hottest FM radio station, which happens to be owned by her stepfather. When a slot opens up at The SLAM, Tere surprises herself by blossoming behind the mike into confident, sexy Sweet T -- and to everyone's shock, she's a hit! Even Gavin, the only guy in school who she dares to talk to, raves about the mysterious DJ's awesome taste in music. But when The SLAM announces a songwriting contest -- and a prom date with Sweet T is the grand prize -- Sweet T's dream could turn into Tere's worst nightmare....