Such a Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess

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They promised Meredith nine years of safety, but only gave her three.

Her father was supposed to be locked up until Meredith turned eighteen. She thought she had time to grow up, get out, and start a new life. But Meredith is only fifteen, and today her father is coming home from prison.

Today her time has run out.

About Laura Wiess

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Laura Wiess is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Such a Pretty Girl, chosen as one of the ALA’s 2008 Best Books for Young Adults and 2008 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, and Leftovers. Originally from Milltown, New Jersey, she traded bumper-to-bumper traffic, excellent pizza, and summer days down the shore for scenic roads, bears, no pizza delivery, and the irresistible allure of an old stone house surrounded by forests in Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains Region. Email Laura Wiess at or visit for more information.
Published January 2, 2007 by MTV Books. 228 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Traumatized teen fights for her emotional and physical well-being when her child-molester father is released early from prison.

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DENISE VEGA, LYNDA SANDOVAL, TERRI CLARKTime: Saturday, June 21, 2008 7:00 p.m.Location: Tattered Cover Colfax Avenue, Denver As part of Booked, a new series of interactive events for young readers, three local authors will discuss and sign their new ...

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