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Warman, Jessica.
New York : Walker & Co., 2012
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Liz is rich, pretty and a little spoiled. She just spent the night on her father’s yacht celebrating her 18th birthday with her boyfriend, Richie, and some close friends. An annoying thumping sound wakes Liz in the middle of the night. She can’t get back to sleep so she goes up on deck to investigate. She looks into the water, where the noise is coming from, and sees the body of a girl in a pink sweater bumping against the boat. It takes Liz a moment to process what she sees….the pink sweater…the white cowgirl boots…that’s what she’s wearing. This can’t be! The body floating in the water is hers. Liz is dead. She’s shocked and confused and doesn’t remember how she died or why Alex, a boy from her HS who died over a year ago, shows up to guide her. As Liz comes to terms with her death she also tries to understand her connection to Alex. She travels back to witness her life and discovers some unpleasant realities about who she was and how she acted. Liz is an unusual heroine; her past life is exposed for others to critique, and it's not flattering. This book shows high school from both sides of the popularity spectrum. It’s a page-turner that has it all… HS drama, a paranormal ghost story, romance and a mystery with all sorts of twists and turns. Patricia McClune, Conestoga Valley High School  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award nominee, 2014)

SUBJECTS:    Afterlife -- Fiction.
                        Dead -- Fiction.
                        Family problems -- Fiction.   

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