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40 Things I Want To Tell You

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Amy (a.k.a. Bird) seems to have the perfect life: loving parents, a hot boyfriend, the best friend ever. She even writes an online advice column, full of Top Tips, to help other teens take control of their lives. But after a new guy shows up at school, Bird can’t seem to follow her own wisdom.

Pete is the consummate bad boy. He’s everything Bird is not: wild, unambitious and more than a little dangerous. Although she knows he’s trouble, Bird can’t stay away. And the more drawn she is to Pete, the more cracks are revealed in her relationship with Griffin, her doting boyfriend. Meanwhile, her parents’ marriage is also fracturing, possibly for good.

Bird is way out of her comfort zone. All it takes is one mistake, one momentary loss of control, for her entire future to be blown away . . .

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Critical Praise

“In her third YA novel, Alice Kuipers proves she owns the market on introspective, conflicted teen-girl protagonists…In a market where juicy melodrama is all too easy to find, Kuipers’ subtle, self-searching prose is unique and refreshing.” —Quill & Quire

“This is a hard-hitting novel for older teens by the talented Saskatoon novelist…. Kuipers’ writing is crisp and effective.” —Winnipeg Free Press

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443405881
  • ISBN 10: 1443405884
  • Imprint: HarperTrophy
  • On Sale: 03/21/2017
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 9.99 CAD

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