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Gritty sequel about abused sisters lacks original's spark.

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Book Details

  • Author: Ellen Hopkins
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: McElderry Books
  • Publication date: September 10, 2013
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 18
  • Number of pages: 560
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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