Rebecca Blue is a rebel with an attitude whose life is changed by a chance encounter with a soon-to-be dead girl. Rebel (as she’s known) decides to complete the dead girl’s bucket list to prove that choice, not chance, controls her fate. In doing so, she unexpectedly opens her mind and heart to a world she once dismissed—a world of friendships, family, and faith. With a shaken sense of self, she must reevaluate her loner philosophy—particularly when she falls for Nate, the golden boy do-gooder who never looks out for himself. Perfect for fans of Jay Asher’s blockbuster hit Thirteen Reasons Why, Coriell’s second novel features her sharp, engaging voice along with realistic drama and unforgettable characters.
Honors & Reviews
“Coriell’s off beat premise and unconventional heroine make for a fresh, lively story sharply punctuated by wit and romance.” — Publishers Weekly
“As true as the blue streak in her hair, Rebel will encourage readers to follow their own hearts and dreams.” — Kirkus, a 2013 Recommended Read
“Readers will root for Rebel as she makes a sincere effort to befriend a detention acquaintance and as she falls for kind-hearted Nate. The romance and language are chaste, making this novel appropriate for younger teens.” — School Library Journal
2016 Oklahoma Sequoyah Award