Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me
Carrie DiRisio, illustrated by Linnea Gear


Hardback | Jan 2018 | Sky Pony Press | 9781510726666 | 352pp | 210x140mm | Forthcoming | GEN | AUD$26.99, NZD$32.99


Ages 12 to 18

From Twitter sensation @broodingYAhero, a hilarious parody "how to" (told as a fiction/non-fiction hybrid) on the world of YA books, writing, and finding your inner main character.

Have you ever wished you could receive a little guidance from your favorite book boyfriend? Ever dreamed of being the Chosen One in a YA novel? Want to know all the secrets of surviving the dreaded plot twist?

Or maybe you're just really confused about what "opal-tinted, luminous cerulean orbs" actually are?

Well, popular Twitter personality @broodingYAhero is here to help as he tackles the final frontier in his media dominance: writing a book. Join Broody McHottiepants as he attempts to pen Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me, a "self-help" guide (with activities--you always need activities) that lovingly pokes fun at the YA tropes that we roll our eyes at, but secretly love. 

As his nefarious ex, Blondie DeMeani, attempts to thwart him at every turn, Broody overcomes to detail, among other topics, how to choose your genre, how to keep your love interest engaged (while maintaining lead character status), his secret formula for guaranteed love triangle success, and how to make sure you secure that sequel, all while keeping his hair perfectly coiffed and never breaking a sweat.