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REVIEW: Whisper by Lynette Noni

They call me “Jane Doe.” They say it’s because I won’t tell them my real name, that they were forced to allocate me a generic ID. The name is ironic, since there’s nothing generic about me. But they don’t know that. They could have given me any name, but there’s a reason they chose “Jane Doe.” I hear the whispers. They think of me as little more than an unidentifiable, breathing corpse. That’s how they treat me. They prod, they poke, they badger and tweak. All of them want to coax a response from me. But their efforts are in vain.

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REVIEW: I Was Here by Gayle Forman

REVIEW of ' I Was Here' by Gayle Forman. "I regret to inform you that I have had to take my own life. This decision has been a long time coming, and was mine alone to make. I know it will cause you pain, and for that I am sorry, but please know that I need to end my own pain. This has nothing to do with you and everything to do with me. It's not your fault." - Meg Cody and Meg were best friends! They knew everything about each other... or Cody thought until Meg committed suicide. But why would a 'happy person' who Cody knew so well do that?

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