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By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Wild, fast-moving tale of internet fame, fandom, and murder.

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This is a wild, fast-moving tale of relationships that aren't what they seem, scheming adults, teens with perfect personas and lots to hide, and a naive 16-year-old who gets caught in the craziness. Internet stardom is all fun, games, glitzy parties, and lucrative endorsements -- until somebody gets killed, leaving several teens with a lot of online Influence scrambling to prove they didn't do it. Here's the moment at the mall where Delilah's mom realizes her daughter has a whole life she knows nothing about:

"They peppered her with questions about how they, too, could become influencers, or Instagram stars, or at least a person who was recognizable at the Grove. Delilah deliberated carefully before answering, aware that her impressionable sister and skeptical mother were listening in. 'I think you should just be exactly who you are,' she said. 'Don't try to fit in a box.'

"'And saving a puppy from a burning shed wouldn't hurt, either,' one of the fans cheered.

"The group blew kisses as they left. Delilah turned to her mom and sister, a triumphant grin on her face. Her mother had her arms crossed, but she didn't seem angry. In fact, Bethany finally looked like she understood the power Delilah held.

"She even looked proud."

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