Skinned by Robin Wasserman
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Lia Kahn was perfect: rich, beautiful, popular -- until the accident that nearly killed her. Now she has been downloaded into a new body that only looks human. Lia will never feel pain again, she will never age, and she can't ever truly die. But she is also rejected by her friends, betrayed by her boyfriend, and alienated from her old life.

Forced to the fringes of society, Lia joins others like her. But they are looked at as freaks. They are hated...and feared. They are everything but human, and according to most people, this is the ultimate crime -- for which they must pay the ultimate price.
 

About Robin Wasserman

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Robin Wasserman’s teen novels include the Seven Deadly Sins series, the Cold Awakening trilogy, Hacking Harvard, and The Book of Blood and Shadow. She is also the author of the middle grade series Chasing Yesterday. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at RobinWasserman.com or follow her on Twitter at @RobinWasserman.
 
Published September 9, 2008 by Simon Pulse. 368 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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Beautiful, talented, wealthy and above all headstrong, 17-year-old Lia Kahn knows who she is and what she wants, until she is severely injured in a car accident that destroys her body but spares her mind.

Sep 09 2008 | Read Full Review of Skinned (Skinned Trilogy)

The Bookbag

She tries to return to her old life as a privileged rich girl with fashionable clothes, going to fashionable parties, hanging out on her fashionable zone on the network, and taking the most fashionable b-mods to enhance her moods.

Oct 06 2012 | Read Full Review of Skinned (Skinned Trilogy)

WAPL Teens

Her mom won't touch her or make eye contact, her sister, Zoie, hates her (oh yeah, and stole all her friends while she was in the hospital fighting for the life she doesn't have anymore), her dad is indifferent (even though he's the one who made the call to do this to her), her boyfriend is actin...

Jan 31 2009 | Read Full Review of Skinned (Skinned Trilogy)

The Trades

And Lia's friends, boyfriend -- even her sister, Zoie, who should have been in the car instead of Lia -- cannot treat her with the same affection they did before she "died," and so Lia slowly finds herself more alone than she's ever been.

Jul 21 2008 | Read Full Review of Skinned (Skinned Trilogy)

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