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    Don’t Even Think About It – Sarah Mlynowski

    “”We were not always freaks.  Sure, most of us occasionally exhibited freakish behaviour. But that’s not the same thing.  Olivia Byrne, when she worried about something, picked the skin around her thumbnails until her fingers bled.  Cooper Miller sang badly. When he walked down the hall, when he studied, when he ate. He wasn’t singing the Top 40 either – he made up the tunes and lyrics about his everyday like. Walking to school. Being late to math.” Something isn’t right with homeroom 10B. They can hear everyones thoughts; their best friends’, their parents’, their boyfriends’ and girlfriends’ – no one’s thoughts are off limits. Worst of all, they each…

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    Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have) – Sarah Mlynowski

    “Saturday, March 28 THE MORNING AFTER I bolted awake. A siren. The police were outside my house. Ready to arrest me for underage partying, excessive flirting, and an overcrowded hot tub. But Wait. My brain turned on. No, not the cops. Just my phone – my dad’s ringtone.” Aprils dad has moved to Cleveland. Leaving her to live in the basement of her friend Vi’s house. Of course he thinks Vi’s mum will be there too, but what he doesn’t know wont hurt him. Left to live out the rest of the school year parentless and free the girls embark on various shenanigans that they realise might not be the…