Sixteen-year-old A.J. restores cars with her dad and loves hanging out with her brothers. Kate dresses in fashions from her mother's boutique and jets around the world with her father. When A.J. transfers to Kate's school, mutual animosity develops---until summer camp, when they bond over a shared faith. But what will this mean back at school?
From Dancing with the Stars runner-up and Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson comes a fun novel about two teenage girls from different backgrounds and opposite lifestyles who discover there is more to friendship than meets the eye.
When things go wrong, it’s reality TV’s right…
Sixteen-year-old A.J. Smith grew up in backwoods Louisiana, repairing cars with her dad and hunting with her brothers. But when her dad dies, her mom drags the whole family to Nashville where everything is different—except A.J. And A.J. knows it will take everything she has to live original.
Kate Kelly grew up in Nashville’s best schools, jetting around the world with glamorous people and wearing clothes from her mom’s trendy boutique. But when A.J. Smith―a new girl from the sticks—shows up, suddenly she’s all the rage: her unusual sense of style, her accent, and especially her dumb converse high tops. Even Kate’s brother, Kaden, seems to be under the new girl’s spell. But Kate has bigger things to think about, including the reality show Real Life. Everyone says the show is her chance to make it big. But then the producers decide to bring A.J. into the show.
Because these girls are so different, the producers of Real Life know that their conflict will be television gold. So the cameras start to roll. Then Kaden asks A.J. to prom, Kate flips out, and things with Kate’s (almost) boyfriend Alex start unraveling fast—all on camera. As the producers try to stir up the drama, Kate’s idea of the perfect prom spins out of control. When Kate’s life goes disastrously wrong, it is A.J. who steps up to help—no questions asked. A friendship between the two girls just might grow—but only if they both live original and stay true to who God made them to be.
Sadie Robertson is a regular on A&Es Duck Dynasty® and is the eighteen-year-old daughter of fellow Duck Dynasty® stars Willie and Korie Robertson. She is a senior in high school and is active in sports, including basketball and tennis. In collaboration with Sherri Hill, she has her own line of "Daddy-approved" prom dresses, and in between filming, school, and sports, she regularly speaks to teens and young adults across the country. In 2014, Sadie won the hearts of Dancing with the Stars viewers, coming in second for the season. Sadie appeared in the movie Gods Not Dead 2 and has licensing partnerships with Roma Boots, Wild Blue Denim, DaySpring, Glory Haus, and more. Sadie has made several mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, and Moldova. Sadie is one of the most influential young women in America. She and her family live in West Monroe, Louisiana.