Pretend She's Here (Point Paperbacks)
Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338298529 Paperback
352 Pages | Ages 12 & Up
"This riveting novel will dazzle you with its suspense and twists — and most of all its deep emotional truths." — Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of HomeEmily Lonergan's best friend died last year. And Emily hasn't stopped grieving. Lizzie Porter was lively, loud, and fun — Emily's better half. Emily can't accept that she's gone. When Lizzie's parents and her sister come back to town to visit, Emily's heartened to see them. The Porters understand her pain. They miss Lizzie desperately, too. Desperately enough to do something crazy. Something unthinkable.Suddenly, Emily's life is hurtling toward a very dark place — and she's not sure she'll ever be able to return to what she once knew was real. From New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice comes a breathless, unputdownable story of suspense, secrets — and the strength that love gives us to survive even the most shocking of circumstances.
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Praise for Pretend She's Here: "This riveting novel will dazzle you with its suspense and twists — and most of all its deep emotional truths." — Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Home "Gripping and chilling and hard to look away from." — Lucy Christopher, author of the Printz Honor Book Stolen "Lots of twists and turns occur leading up to the thrilling climax and denouement. The author's excellent, vivid writing style and extremely captivating plotting will immerse teens . . . A must-purchase for all YA collections." — School Library Journal