This book presents a realistic insight into PTSD, prejudice, and the dangers of going viral on the internet.
When Claire Rawlings suffers an allergic reaction and passes out, her children are kidnapped right under her nose. And then it gets worse.
Compelled to learn the truth and completely unsatisfied by the information given to her by her parents and authorities, Jess begins digging for the truth – uncovering more secrets than intended along the way.
Andrew Kendall is wise beyond his years, and reading about his ongoing journey is very special. There’s a lot to be learned from this book – about life, about words, about circumstance, and about myself. It is definitely a book that will be kept close to my heart and revisited often.
Full to the brim with teenage angst and raw emotion, “A Short History of the Girl Next Door” sounds like just another cliche YA book – but it is so much more than that.