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    More Than This – Patrick Ness

    “Here is the boy, drowning. In these last moments, it’s not the water that’s finally done for him; it’s the cold. It has bled all the energy from his body and contracted his muscles into a painful uselessness, no matter how much he fights to keep himself above the surface. He is strong, and young, almost seventeen, but the wintery waves keep coming, each one seemingly larger than the last.” When Seth enters the water and the cold consumes him, he believes that that is it. His life is over. But when he wakes up naked, bruised and alone, outside his childhood home, he finds that that was not all…