Dear Swoosie (Girlfriend Fiction 17)

Kate Constable and Penni Russon
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Book 17 in the Girlfriend Fiction series is a joyous story about mothers, daughters, long lost friendship and romance, written by two of Australia's best YA authors. Another great read for girls. Fall in love with something real.

My mental telepathy is stronger than most people's. Once I stared at Lucy for a whole class, and she complained. If I can make it work on a blind person, I can make it work on anybody. - India

Rule number one of fortune telling give the customer what they want. We could have made a good team. Pity I wasn't a team player. I was a strictly solo kind of girl. - Poppy

India can see the future, and Poppy has a past. And when they discover old letters in the school attic it seems destiny has a plan for them. Who is the mysterious Swoosie? What does she have to do with Poppy's high-school sweetheart parents, and India's mum? Meanwhile plans for the reunion of the class of '89 are underway, and there's a lot of bad hair going round.

Does the past have the power to change the future and can the future heal the past? India and Poppy are about to find out.

'Funny, warming.A great tale of friendship and family.' Amelia 15

'A great read, complex and enthralling.' Akela 16

Author bio:

Kate Constable was born in Victoria but spent much of her childhood in Papua New Guinea, without television, but within reach of a library where she 'inhaled' stories. She studied Arts/Law at Melbourne University before working part-time for a record company while she began her life as a writer. She is the author of the widely acclaimed Chanters of Tremaris series and The Taste of Lightning. Kate lives in West Preston, Victoria, with her husband and two daughters. Here first two book in the Girlfriend series were Always Mackenzie and Winter of Grace.

Penni Russon grew up in Hobart. As a young adult she worked in childcare, where she fell in love with countless children, before commencing her studies in Classics. At the age of twenty-one she left the island and continued her studies in Melbourne, intending to be an archeologist. Somehow she became a writer. She now lives on the outskirts of Melbourne with her husband and two daughters. Penni is the author of popular Girlfriend novels The Indigo Girls and Little Bird, and also Undine, Breathe and Drift.

Category: Young adult fiction
ISBN: 9781742371986
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: January 2010
Page Extent: 228
Format: Book
Age: 13 - 16
Subject: Young adult fiction

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