Former Chicagoan Cindy Pearlman, who’s been telling celebrities’ stories in the Sun-Times for almost 30 years, now is making up a few of her own.
Pearlman has branched out into the world of young adult fiction, first as co-author of last year’s “Jax Malone” and now with a solo effort: “Ascenders: High School for the Recently Departed.”
Writing under her married name C.L. Gaber, the author tells the story of a suburban Chicago teen who passes away and finds herself enrolled in an afterlife high school.
A trailer for “Ascenders,” featuring music from the Cure’s Roger O’Donnell, was released Friday.
For more about “Ascenders,” see ascenderssaga.com.