By Teresa Toten
Two-time Governor General's Award nominee Teresa Toten is again with a compulsively readable new ebook for teens!
When Adam meets Robyn at a aid workforce for children dealing with obsessive-compulsive illness, he's attracted to her nearly sooner than he can take a breath. He's decided to guard and safeguard her--to play Batman to her Robyn--whatever the fee. but if you're fourteen and the typical difficulties of facing divorced mom and dad and step-siblings are supplemented by means of the demanding situations of OCD, it's challenging to visualize your self falling in love. how are you going to have a "normal" dating while your existence is so fraught with difficulties? And that's now not even to say the small subject of these threatening letters Adam's mom has began to obtain . . .
Teresa Toten units a few difficult and topical matters opposed to the backdrop of a standard whodunit during this attractive new novel that readers will locate demanding to place down.
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Those cars were speeding back and forth trying to escape the ash. I walked down Sunset toward the up-lit billboards advertising booze and women and jeans and dresses and everything I wanted and my unemployment check could not afford me. I walked past the roads leading up into the hills and the houses slanting down the hills. The Chateau – Los Angeles’s own castle, and past the fraying palm trees. They were dropping fruit and fronds all along the boulevard, down on girls holding down their dresses and plastic bags careening through the air.