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    Purity – Jackson Pearce

    “‘When I said it, I didn’t mean it. I just wanted to go home after another long day in the ICU. But then, I didn’t know it was really the end. ‘Promise me something,’ My mom said, her voice cracking, a whisper, over the hum of the machines that latched onto her body.'” When 10 year old Shelby agrees to the three promises her mum asks of her she doesn’t realise they will be the last words her mum ever says. 6 years on Shelby is desperately trying to stick to her mothers dying wishes but with her dad planning a father-daughter Princess Ball, during which she will pledge to…

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    Forever – Judy Blume

    The 2011 MacMillan version of ‘Forever’ “Sybil Davison has a genius I.Q. and has been laid by at least six different guys. She told me herself, the last time she was visiting her cousin, Erica, who is my good friend. Erica says this is because of Sybil’s fat problem and her need to feel loved – the getting laid part, that is” Katherine is a senior at high school. Its New Years Eve when she meets Michael at Sybil’s party. She thinks nothing of him at the party but when he turns up the next day under the pretense of picking up his records and tells her the real reason…