Exclusive Cover Reveal: Heartbreakers and Fakers by Cameron Lund ... Review: Shine by Jessica Jung. Guess what – there are going to be 3 unique editions of the US hardcover! Shine is about a Korean-American teen girl named Rachel Kim. Now Week Month ‘The 100’ Season 6 Recap. 1 , 2 or 3? Share Tweet. Written by Jessica Jung of SNSD fame, it was both touted as a completely fictional piece that would let you live the life of a budding kpop star. K-pop star Jessica Jung's new young adult novel 'Shine' is full of drama, romance, comedy, and pain. Each version features a different author photo shown here. Trending. Before I start my review, I would first love to say THANK YOU to the publishing company, Simon & Schuster Canada and NetGalley for providing me a copy of Shine by Jessica Jung! For those of you who aren’t in the know, Shine is a YA novel about a young Korean girl named Rachel who wants to become a kpop star. October 14, 2020; Popular. Jessica Jung's book Shine is an #ownvoices novel in which the author shares an identity with her protagonist in more ways than one.