In a World Just Right (Hardcover)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781481416603, 432pp.
Publication Date: April 28, 2015
Worlds collide in romantic, unexpected, and heartbreaking ways in this "picture-perfect" (VOYA, starred review) debut novel about a young man with a truly unique power. Sometimes high school senior Jonathan Aubrey wishes he could just disappear. And as luck--or fate--would have it, he can. Ever since coming out of a coma as a kid, he has been able to create alternate worlds. Worlds where he is heroic, desirable, or simply a better version of himself. That's the world he's been escaping to most often, a world where he has everything he doesn't have in real life: friends, a place of honor on the track team, passing grades, and most importantly, Kylie Simms as his girlfriend. But when Jonathan confuses his worlds and tries to kiss the real Kylie Simms, everything unravels. The real Kylie suddenly notices Jonathan...and begins obsessing over him. The fantasy version of Kylie struggles to love Jonathan as she was created to do, and the consequences are disastrous. As his worlds collide, Jonathan must confront the truth of his power and figure out where he actually belongs--before he loses both Kylies forever.