Trouble Girls: A Novel

June 1, 2021|
Trouble Girls: A Novel by Julia Lynn Rubin
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"A fiery thriller." -Kikrus

"Breathless." -School Library Journal

A queer YA reimagining of Thelma & Louise with the aesthetic of Riverdale, for fans of Mindy McGinnis, Courtney Summers, and Rory Power.


Love on the dark side of freedom

When Trixie picks up her best friend Lux for their weekend getaway, they''re 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 ''89 Canon to help Lux frame the world in a sunnier light; half a pack of cigarettes that Trixie doesn''t really smoke, and a knife she''s hanging on to for a friend that she''s never used before.

But a single night of violence derails their trip, and the girls go from ordinary high schoolers to wanted fugitives. Trying to stay ahead of the cops and a hellscape of media attention, Trixie and Lux grapple with an unforgiving landscape, rapidly diminishing supplies, and disastrous decisions at every turn. As they are transformed by the media into the face of a #MeToo movement they didn''t ask to lead, Trixie and Lux realize that they can only rely on each other, and that the love they find together is the one thing that truly makes them free.

Julia Lynn Rubin takes readers on "a blistering, unapologetic thrill ride" (Emma Berquis) that will leave them haunted and reeling. Trouble Girls is a "a powerful, beautifully-written gut punch" (Sophie Gonzales).

JULIA LYNN RUBIN received her MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from The New School in 2017. A lover of film, psychology, and literature, Julia has been writing creatively since first grade, and her short stories have appeared in publications such as the North American Review. She currently lives in Brooklyn, where she is curr...
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Title:Trouble Girls: A Novel
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8.56 X 5.62 X 1.23 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.56 X 5.62 X 1.23 in
Published:June 1, 2021
Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250757241

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