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    Drummer Girl – Bridget Tyler

    “Lucy Gosling had imagined a lot of different ways that her friendship with Harper McKenzie might end. One of them had involved Harper being locked up in the Tower of London for the crime of being the most heinous bitch that Britain had ever seen. Another had involved Lucy using her drumstick in a way that would have impressed a ninja. None of them had involved finding Harper’s dead body in a swimming pool in LA.” When five schoolgirls get together to start a bit at Harper McKenzie’s suggestion, they have no idea just how far they are going to make it. Tryouts for popular reality TV show Project Next…

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    Shooting Stars – Allison Rushby

    “I crouch behind some thick green shrubbery to do my final check. Sunglasses camera, check. Fake iPod camera, check. Real camera (I pat my backpack to make sure), check. That’s it, then; I’m ready to go. With a silent it’s-gunna-be-a-long-night sigh, I reach forward and push the shrubbery aside so I can peer through. The paparazzi are there, lying in wait, like vultures.” Jo, or Zo Jo, as she’s known in the biz, is a member of the paparazzi. She is a vulture, but she goes about it different ways. At 16 she’s small, she can make herself look younger, passing for 11 or 12, and she uses this to…