Advance Praise for Shooting Stars “With the perfect amount of sass, humor, fun, and sweetness, Allison Rushby delivers a delicious story about a young and. Everyone agrees that the paparazzi are the scourge of the earth. They’re low. They’re despicable. They’ll do anything for that perfect shot. Shooting Stars by Allison Rushby – book cover, description, publication history.

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Challenges It’s Taking Part In: She is articulate in her work and does all that she can to be the best.

But something nags her at the back of her mind. You can read this review and lots of other exciting things on my blog, Wear the Old Coat.

So, when I read the synopsis for Shooting Stars, my sceptical muscle began to flex. And while I did love the plot, I thought the characters and writing were lacking, and felt somewhat removed from the whole story.

They smacked me head on and left me with my mouth hanging wide open. Exciting, twisty, funny and pure awesomeShooting Stars just sucked me in from the first page. But also shows the other, more real, human side of it all. It was a fun behind-the-scenes of the paparazzi life. After reading the synopsis for this book, I knew I had to read it.

Behind the flashing lights, the camera reveals all They’ll do anything for that perfect shot.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She hangs out with people that are way older than her, somehow passes all of her classes when she sleeps more than anything in school. I thought this was a marvelous book with juicy details that never stopped. It was a fun, easy, quick contemporary book–I was able to read it in one day. The more she gets to know the sweet Ned, the more she realizes: If you’re looking for a “vanilla” book with a cute love story, then Shooting Stars is the ruushby for you.


I enjoyed this book and while it was at times predictable, I still found myself smiling at the end. So, when I read the synopsis for Shooting Stars, my sceptical muscle beg Now I have this little thing that stops me from completely, one hundred percent, enjoying a heck of a lot of books that I pick up.

The best qllison photographer of them all, Jo knows that the public-and the stars-have a symbiotic relationship with the paparazzi. She then is put on an undercover assignment. I was new, I was female and I was a kid.

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I love photography with a burning passion, and I was so proud of Jo for pursuing what she thought was her passion. I hope you like it satrs much as I did! It’s a lot of fun and it was great to see how things are for those actually snapping the pictures.

We find out something very delicious about him which I will not speak of here, but I thought it added a nice twist. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

It turned out to be more than I expected.

This changes in the last part and I really begun liking him, yet I failed to fully connect with him. She is the author of four teen novels and five adult novels, all published by Random House in Allison’s native Australia. I liked how she doesn’t take herself too seriously, and how she’s not afraid rushhy use some dirty tricks to get the best shots. She can get into small places, pretend that she is a child, and really do anything.


Oh, and she got the pierced ears in the end. She doesn’t mind doing what it takes to get that perfect shot, until she’s sent on a major undercover assignment to shoot Ned Hartnett-teen superstar and the only celebrity who’s ever been kind to her-at an exclusive rehabilitation retreat.

To ask other readers questions about Shooting Starsplease sign up. Want to Read saving…. And most of all I loved how she has dreams for her future; even if she’s making good I didn’t quite know what to expect from Shooting Stars, but what I got was allisson super cute, fun story about Zo Jo and her life as a sixteen year old paparazzo.

Shooting Stars

I didn’t quite know what to expect from Shooting Stars, but what I got was a super cute, fun story about Zo Jo and her life as a sixteen year old paparazzo. The second surprise won’t get me shot for spoiler-spilling I hope – the story takes an unexpected serious turn and starts to explore some deeper issues that you wouldn’t necessarily expect from a book with such a light-hearted tone.

Josephine or Jo is a very likable character. The number of revelations and twists within the story felt genuine and allowed me to connect to the characters. Allison Rushby adores cities with long, winding histories; wild, overgrown cemeteries; redbrick Victorian museums; foxes; tea; and ivy.