Andrew McCarthy

Read an exclusive excerpt from Andrew McCarthy's debut YA novel

Andrew McCarthy ofPretty in Pink, St. Elmo’s Fire, and Weekend at Bernie’s fame is making his first foray into fiction. The actor and director’s first novel, Just Fly Away follows 15-year-old Lucy Willows after she discovers her father has a secret eight-year-old child from an affair living nearby. She decides to go to her estranged grandfather’s house in Maine in search of answers.

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Andrew McCarthy announces debut YA novel

Former Brat Pack-er Andrew McCarthy is getting back to his adolescence. Algonquin Young Readers announced Monday that the actor will release his debut novel, Just Fly Away, in Spring 2017.

The book will follow 15-year-old Lucy Willows, who discovers that her father has an eight-year-old son, Thomas, from an affair. They live in the same New Jersey suburb, and according to the book description, she begins to question everything in her life.

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