Like Other Girls

Claire Hennessy / Children's

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UK Publisher

Hot Key Books

Here’s what Lauren knows: she’s not like other girls. She also knows it’s problematic to say that – what’s wrong with girls? She’s even fancied some in the past. But if you were stuck in St Agnes, her posh all-girls school, you’d feel like that too. Here everyone’s expected to be Perfect Young Ladies, it’s even a song in the painfully awful musical they’re putting on this year. And obviously said musical is directed by Lauren’s arch nemesis.

Under it all though, Lauren’s heart is bruised. Her boyfriend thinks she’s crazy and her best friend has issues of her own… so when Lauren realises she’s facing every teenage girl’s worst nightmare, she has nowhere to turn. Maybe she should just give in to everything. Be like other girls. That’s all so much easier … right?


Reviews

Magnificent! It all-but quivers with righteous anger!

- Marian Keyes

This is a book that demands to be read....A must-read for young socially aware and newly intrigued minds alike.

- The Irish Times

A passionate, authentic, tough read but very important nonetheless.

- The Irish Independent

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