Paradise by Jill S. Alexander

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Paisley Tillery is the drummer for a country rock band. If they can make it to the stage at the Texapalooza music fest, then Paisley will be closer to her dream of a career in music and a ticket out of her small Texas town.

Drumming and music are what Paisley has always wanted. Until the band gets a new lead singer, the boy from Paradise, Texas. With Paradise in her life, what Paisley wants, and what she needs, complicate her dreams coming true.

About Jill S. Alexander

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Jill S. Alexander is the author of The Sweetheart of Prosper County. A Texas native, she taught high school English and Spanish before turning to writing full-time. She lives in Tyler, Texas, with her husband and son. You can visit her on the Web at
Published July 5, 2011 by Feiwel & Friends. 257 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Children's Books, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Other conflicts: Paisley’s older sister is actively rebelling against their mother’s domineering supervision, and Paisley herself is keeping her membership in the band hidden, because she knows her mother wouldn’t approve.

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More important, in a book about “the Los Angeles scene,” she gives scant attention to cultural ferment in the Watts neighborhood, which, during the period she’s covering, was home to a lively group of young artists — including David Hammons, Noah Purifoy, Betye Saar, John Outterbridge and Melvin ...

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The Adelaide Review

With a new South Australian brand about to be launched, Australian economist Tim Harcourt (aka The Airport Economist) thinks this is an exciting time for South Australia to have a conversation about how others perceive us and how South Australia perceives itself.

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(Photo © Carol Rosegg)Paradise, Glyn O'Malley's play about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, came under fire in 2003 when it was presented at Playhouse in the Park in Cincinnati.

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