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    Here Lies Bridget – Paige Harbison

    They say that before you die your life flashes before you eyes.You think it’s going to be the good stuff – every kiss, every party.Don’t count on it.I was Bridget Duke – the uncontested ruler of the school. If keeping the wannabes in their place meant being a mean girl, then so be it! I never thought there’d be a price to pay.Until the accident.Now, trapped between life and death, I’m seeing my world in a new light: through the eyes of five people whose existence I’ve made hell.And I’ve got one chance to make things right. If I don’t, I may never wake up again…  *** This book, man….…

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    An Island of Our Own – Sally Nichols

    “I told my brother Jonathan I was going to write a book about all the things that happened to us last year. About the homemade spaceships, and the lock-pickers, and the thermal lancase, and the exploding dishwasher, and the island that was old when the Vikings came, and Auntie Irene’s treasure, and all the things that happened before we found it.  ‘It’s going to be brilliant!’ I told him. ‘And I’ve already got a title. An Island of Our Own! Isn’t it great?’ ‘But we don’t have an island of our own,’ said Jonathan. ‘People are going to pick it up and expect it to be Swallows and Amazons for…

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    Never Ending – Martyn Bedford

    “Waking in the dark chill before dawn, she imagined her first glimpse of the swimming pool, shimming at their journey’s end.  The sun soaking honey-coated heat into her skin as she stands at the water’s edge.  Liquid light unfurling before her. Blue and white and silver and gold.  She imagined diving in.” Kyritos was meant to be Shiv’s best family holiday. But when tragedy hits in the glorious sun of the Greek island, it hits Shiv harder than anyone else. She knows she’s to blame and knows that the best place for her now is the Korsakoff Clinic where she can face the truth about her brother’s death. The unconventional…