The Parallel Universe of Liars by Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson
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Surrounded by cheats, liars, and sexual predators, fat girl Robin can't stop giving in to her older neighbor's advances. Her best friend has moved away, so who is there to convince her that a handsome black classmate likes her as she really is? Fast-paced, sharp, and fresh, The Parallel Universe of Liars includes the funniest stepparents in teen fiction--by a compelling new voice in young adult literature.
 

About Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson

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Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson lives in Maryland. She is also the author of Roaring Brook's Target and A Fast and Brutal Wing
 
Published October 1, 2002 by Roaring Brook Press. 192 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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One summer, a 15-year catches her "hot" older neighbor having sex with her stepmother and is confronted with a "parallel universe of liars."

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Robin often feels "piggy" and she gets lost in the shuffle as her mother plans her own wedding, her brother and his wife prepare for their baby's birth and her father ditches her with her young, beautiful stepmom (to play golf, Robin suspects).

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