Andrew McCarthy to debut young adult coming-of-age novel

Andrew McCarthy might not be a name young readers are too familiar with…yet.

Andrew McCarthy

Andrew McCarthy is best known to adult audiences as that guy from Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s Fire, and Less Than Zero. He’s also recently been directing for shows like Orange is the New Black and The Blacklist. Now, he has a chance to reach a new audience with his debut young adult novel, Just Fly Away, which is expected to be released in Spring of 2017.

Just Fly Away is a coming-of-age tale following fifteen-year-old Lucy Willows as she discovers that her father has a child from a brief affair, an eight-year-old boy named Thomas who lives in the same suburban New Jersey town, she begins to question everything she thinks she knows about her family and her own life.

YE looks forward to being there for his debut!