When a Korean American teenage artist gets sucked into the world of her own web comic, she must find a way out with the help of a cute boy all while facing off against a villainous corporation. Inspired by the A-ha’s “Take on Me” music video, this entertaining YA novelis a grounded speculative fiction adventure from a founding member of We Need Diverse Books.
“Sincere, smart, and meta…this stirring high-concept novel…stands out from the rest.”-Soman Chainani, authorofTHE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL series
“A lighthearted storywith touches of romance and fantasy,told with K-drama flair.” —Kirkus Reviews
Mina has become the hero of her own story. Literally.
When Mina Lee woke up on Saturday morning for SAT prep, she did NOT expect to:
1. Nearly be fried by a superhero who turned out to be a supervillain. 2. Come face to face with Jin, the handsome boy of her dreams. 3. Discover a conspiracy involving the evil corporation Merco that she created.
And it’s all happening in herfictional world. Mina is trapped in the storyshecreated. Now it’s up to her to save everyone. Even if it means losing Jin forever.
From the award-winning author ofFinding Junie Kimand co-founder of We Need Diverse Books, Ellen Oh. In the speculative fiction adventureThe Colliding Worlds of Mina Lee,a teenage artist grapples with her first love, grief, and learning how to take charge of her own life.
ISBN-13: 9780593125946 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: January 23, 2024 Pages: 304