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Fertile Public Library Y GIL (Text) 33500013003611 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y GIL (Text) 33500013003629 New Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1338219219
  • ISBN: 9781338219210
  • Physical Description: pages cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2019.

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Summary, etc.: When DJ ParSec (Paris Secord), rising star of the local music scene, is found dead over her turntables, the two girls who found her, Kya (her pre-fame best friend) and Fuse (her current chief groupie) are torn between grief for Paris and hatred for each other--but when the lack of obvious suspects stalls the investigation, and the police seem to lose interest, despite pressure from social media and ParSec's loyal fans, the two girls unite, determined to find out who murdered their friend.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 January #1
    *Starred Review* During Charleston's 2018 YALLFest author panel, Giles pointed to music fandoms like Beyoncé's Beyhive as his inspiration for Spin. These create the perfect launchpad for his explosive, gripping novel that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. Giles blends a clear love of hip-hop with the juiciness of fandoms and the gripping, heart-stopping thrill of a good murder mystery. ParSec is the stage name of 16-year-old Paris Secord, a talented up-and-coming DJ on the local music scene. When Paris is murdered, her newfound fame is cut short. Paris' best friend Kya and her most adoring fan, Fuse, are shaken to the core by her death. They both suspect the other of murdering Paris, and public accusations between them explode into scandal—until they discover that Paris had a major deal brewing and there may have been a third party who would have wanted her dead. Kya and Fuse are determined to unearth Paris' killer but may lose their lives in the process, because whoever killed DJ ParSec is intent on remaining anonymous. Spin delivers everything you could want in a book: lush, complex characters; a spine-chilling plot; a vividly drawn world; and, best of all, hip-hop. It's a music genre and a lifestyle that doesn't see rep in YA books nearly enough, and Giles delivers it in style. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Lamar Giles is the author of Spin; Overturned, which was a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers; Fake ID, which was an Edgar Award finalist and a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers; and Endangered, which was also an Edgar Award finalist, as well as the editor of the anthology Fresh Ink. Lamar is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. He resides in Virginia with his wife.

Subject: African American teenagers Juvenile fiction
Disc jockeys Juvenile fiction
Celebrities Death Juvenile fiction
Murder Investigation Juvenile fiction
Fans (Persons) Juvenile fiction
Grief Juvenile fiction
Friendship Juvenile fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Mystery and detective stories
African Americans Fiction
Disc jockeys Fiction
Celebrities Fiction
Murder Fiction
Fans (Persons) Fiction
Grief Fiction
Friendship Fiction
African American teenagers
Celebrities Death
Detective and mystery stories
Disc jockeys
Fans (Persons)
Friendship
Grief
Murder Investigation
JUVENILE FICTION / General
Genre: Juvenile works.
Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
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