A queer YA reimagining of Thelma & Louise with the aesthetic of Riverdale,for fans of Mindy McGinnisCourtney Summersand Rory Power. Love on the dark side of freedom When Trixie picks up her best friend Lux for their weekend getawaytheyΓÇÖre looking to forget the despair of being trapped in their dead-end rustbelt town. The girls are packing light: a supply of Diet Coke and an ΓÇÿ89 Canon to help Lux frame the world in a sunnier light; half a pack of cigarettes that Trixie doesnΓÇÖt really smokeand a knife sheΓÇÖs hanging on to for a friend that sheΓÇÖs never used before. But a single night of violence derails their tripand the girls go from ordinary high schoolers to wanted fugitives. Trying to stay ahead of the cops and a hellscape of media attentionTrixie and Lux grapple with an unforgiving landscaperapidly diminishing suppliesand disastrous decisions at every turn. As they are transformed by the media into the face of a #MeToo movement they didnΓÇÖt ask to leadTrixie and Lux realize that they can only rely on each otherand that the love they find together is the one thing that truly makes them free. Julia Lynn Rubin takes readers on ΓÇ£a blisteringunapologetic thrill rideΓÇ¥ (Emma Berquis) that will leave them haunted and reeling. Trouble Girls is a ΓÇ£a powerfulbeautifully-written gut punchΓÇ¥ (Sophie Gonzales).
Julia Lynn Rubin
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