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Now You See Her: Book summary and reviews of Now You See Her by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Now You See Her

by Jacquelyn Mitchard

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Now You See Her by Jacquelyn Mitchard
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  • Published Feb 2007
    208 pages
    Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hope has it all: brains, beauty, and acceptance at Starwood, a prestigious arts prep school. A mere sophomore, she has won the lead in Romeo and Juliet, beating out seniors for the role—seniors who have been in movies and on Broadway! And with handsome Logan as her Romeo onstage and off, her life couldn't be more perfect.

So why would this talented teen throw everything away? Why would she fake her own abduction? Hope wants to explain what really happened, and gradually the truth comes out: Maybe her life wasn't that perfect after all.

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"Although Hope/Bernadette plays the part of the unreliable narrator with unnerving precision, her disillusionment carries on too long, and readers may well feel they've been unwittingly duped." - PW.

"The always-excellent Mitchard scores in originality, but it is hard to stay the journey with such a tremendously unlikable heroine." - Children's Literature.

"With plenty of kid speak and pop-culture references, this melodrama steeped (for better or worse) in our celebrity culture should fly off the shelves." - Kirkus.

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Jacquelyn Mitchard Author Biography

New York Times bestseller Jacquelyn Mitchard's novels include The Deep End of the Ocean, Twelve Times Blessed, and The Breakdown Lane. She is also the author of The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship, a collection of her newspaper columns. She lives with her husband and six children in Madison, Wisconsin.

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