Crazy Rich Asians meets Gossip Girl by way of Jenny Han in this knock-out debut about a Korean American teen who is thrust into the competitivetechnicolor world of K-popfrom Jessica JungK-pop legend and former lead singer of one of the most influential K-pop girl groups of all timeGirls Generation.From internationally renowned K-pop legend Jessica Jung comes a fresh YA novel that peels back the curtain on the intense world of K-pop from the perspective of a Korean American girllike Jessicawho is scouted off the street and thrust into an unknown world of competitionstrict training and wild fame.What would you give for a chance to live your dreams? For seventeen-year-old Korean American Rachel Kimthe answer is almost everything. Six years agoshe was recruited by DB Entertainment - one of Seoul's largest K-pop labelsknown for churning out some of the world's most popular stars. The rules are simple: Train 24/7. Be perfect. Don't date. Easy right?Not so much. As the dark scandals of an industry bent on controlling and commodifying beautiful girls begin to bubble upRachel wonders if she's strong enough to be a winneror if she'll end up crushed ... Especially when she begins to develop feelings for K-pop star and DB golden boy Jason Lee. It's not just that he's charmingsexy and ridiculously talented. He's also the first person who really understands how badly she wants her star to rise.Get ready as Jessica JungK-pop legend and former lead singer of Korea's most famous girl groupGirls Generationtakes us inside the luxehyper-colour world of K-popwhere the stakes are highbut for one girlthe cost of success - and love - might be even higher. It's time for the world to see: this is what it takes to SHINE.