It’s been three months since Alexis helplessly witnessed Lydia Small’s violent death, and it seems that Lydia’s angry ghost wants revenge. When a girl from school disappears one night, it becomes clear that several of Alexis’s friends are in danger, and she is the only person who can save them.
If she could --- if her parents would let her --- eighth-grader Windy would change everything about herself. And then one day, Windy gets the change she's been looking for. New girl Nina --- impossibly cool, confident, and not afraid of anyone --- starts hanging out with Windy! Nina even wants to be "breath sisters." Windy wants to change everything about her life ... but is she really willing to give up everything in the process?
The author of this diary lived in an upper middle class neighborhood in Santa Monica with her mom, dad, and Berkeley-bound older brother and started journaling on her sixteenth birthday. She was a good girl, living a good life...but one party, where she took one taste---and liked it, changed everything.
Lucy just had the worst week ever. And suddenly, it's all too much --- she wants out. Out of her house, out of her head, out of her life. She wants to be a whole new Lucy. So she does something the old Lucy would never dream of. Now her life is completely different...every moment is a gift. Because now she might not have many moments left.
No matter what the brochures promised, Zoe finds that Twin Birch is a place for girls with a penchant for harming themselves. Through journal entries and letters to her best friend, Elise, she tries to understand why she was brought there, and how she could possibly belong in a place like this. But when Zoe's letters to Elise remain unanswered, she wonders why her best friend would cut her off without a word.
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