The Perfect Escape
"Indeed the perfect escape from, well, pretty much everything."--SARAH HENNING, author of Throw Like a Girl and the Sea Witch duology
Love is a battlefield in this hysterical romantic comedy, perfect for fans of Jenny Han and teen romance books.
Nate Jae-Woo Kim wants to be rich. When one of his classmates offers Nate a ridiculous amount of money to commit grade fraud, he knows that taking the windfall would help support his prideful Korean family, but is compromising his integrity worth it?
Luck comes in the form of Kate Anderson, Nate's colleague at the zombie-themed escape room where he works. She approaches Nate with a plan: a local tech company is hosting a weekend-long survivalist competition with a huge cash prize. It could solve all of Nate's problems, and she needs the money too.
If the two of them team up, Nate has a real shot of winning the grand prize. But the real challenge? Making through the weekend with his heart intact...A great pick for: Readers of YA romance and romantic comedy booksParents who need gifts for teens and reluctant readersFans of Sarah Dessen, Kasie West and Christina LaurenPeople who love both the Hunger Games and rom-coms and didn't know they needed a crossover
Praise for The Perfect Escape:
A Junior Library Guild selection
"Pure fun A hilarious rom-com that head-fakes you into tumbling headlong into a techno-zombie survival thriller propelled by banter and plenty of heart."--David Yoon, New York Times bestselling author of Frankly in Love
"The Perfect Escape is just that--perfect. Filled with humor and heart, it won't let you go until you're smiling."--Danielle Paige, New York Times bestselling author of the Dorothy Must Die series and Stealing Snow
"An adorable, laugh-out-loud YA romcom with a lovable hero and an action-packed zombie-themed escape room--what more could you want?"--Jenn Bennett, author of Alex, Approximately
Sourcebooks Fire, 9781728209395, 320pp.
Publication Date: April 7, 2020