Coming in January

Coming in January


Justina Griffith was never the girl who dreamed of going to prom. Designer dresses and strappy heels? Not her thing. So she never expected her best friend, Ian Clark, to ask her.

Coming in January

Ian, who always passed her the baseball bat handle first.

Ian, who knew exactly when she needed red licorice.

Ian, who promised her the most amazing night at prom.

And then ditched her.

Now, she must piece together stain-by-stain on her thrift store dress—exactly how she ended up dateless…with only the help of some opinionated ladies at the 7-Eleven. But to get to the whole story, Justina will have to face the boy who ditched her. Can losing out at her prom ultimately lead to finding true love?

Available from Disney-Hyperion January 10, 2012

What People Are Saying


Zany comedy dominates this romp through the prom night from Hell… The author displays a well-developed touch for the absurd… For readers with a funny bone that needs a tingle, this should hit the spot.  ~Kirkus


Mellom’s debut is a laugh-out-loud tale of a prom nightmare. She understands what makes teens giggle and what makes them cringe…Give this one to those non-Cinderella types who have a knack for getting into trouble.  ~Booklist


It’s like The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and Sixteen Candles all rolled into one…four outrageous friends bond in an unlikely way…and an ending that will blow you away. This book is brilliant.  ~myguiltyobsession.blogspot


In this fast, fun ride you will alternate between laughing, groaning, gasping in horror, and shaking your fist, and then back to laughing again. Read this book, friends. You will plow through it and enjoy every minute of it.  ~karlaellenbach-lastword.blogspot


Think John Hughes on paper. This is one of my favorite reads of the year…[it’s] Pretty in Pink meets The Hangover meets Say Anything. DITCHED must be added to your “I must read this” pile. It is worth every single page.  ~bookemadventures.blogspot

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