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Upper Middle Grade Novel Gives ‘Groundhog Day’ a Delightful French Twist


ST. PAUL, MN, January 24, 2020 – Jolly Fish Press, an imprint of North Star Editions, Inc. (NSE) is excited to announce the July 14, 2020, release of Paris on Repeat by Amy Bearce. ‘Groundhog Day’ gets a hilarious French twist in this delightful upper middle grade novel about first crushes and friendship when an eighth-grade class trip to Paris goes horribly wrong and the worst day of one girl’s life keeps happening over and over. Paris on Repeat is the first novel in the Wish & Wander series. When in Rome , a non-sequel book two for the series will release in spring 2021.

More about Paris on Repeat:
Fourteen-year-old Eve Hollis is ready to push through her fears and finally let her crush know how she feels. And what better place to tell him than on top of the Eiffel Tower in the City of Love? But things don’t go as planned, and Eve is sure she’s had the worst day of her life— until she wakes up the next morning to realize the whole disaster of a day is happening again. She’s trapped in a time loop.

Desperate to make it stop, Eve will have to take some big risks and learn from her mistakes or she’s destined to live the most awkwardly painful day of her life over and over again, forever.

Amy Bearce writes fantasy and light science fiction for young readers and the young at heart. She is the author of the World of Aluvia series and Shortcuts. She is also a former reading teacher and school librarian. As an Army kid, she moved eight times before she was eighteen, so she feels especially fortunate to be married to her high school sweetheart. Together they are raising two daughters in San Antonio. You can find her online at or on Twitter at @AmyBearce.

Paris on Repeat by Amy Bearce

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Publication date: July 14, 2020

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