By Donna Cooner
Epub ISBN: 9780545634014
Donna Cooner establishes herself as our personal Jodi Picoult during this well timed story of sisters, loss, and redemption.
Torrey gray is known. no less than, on the web. millions of individuals watch her renowned movies on style and wonder. but if Torrey's sister is killed in an twist of fate -- possibly as a result of Torrey and her video clips -- Torrey's excellent global implodes.
Now, strangers on-line are bashing Torrey. And at her new university, she doesn't recognize who to belief. Is queen bee Blair in simple terms being candy as a result of Torrey's web infamy? What approximately Raylene, who's decidedly unpopular, yet turns out accepts Torrey for who she is? after which there's Luis, along with his brooding darkish eyes, whose family members runs the neighborhood funeral domestic. Torrey unearths herself interested in Luis, and his attention-grabbing tales approximately El dio de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead.
As the Day of the lifeless attracts close to, Torrey should relatively examine her personal emotions approximately loss of life, and lifestyles, and every little thing in among. Can she discover ways to mourn her sister out of the general public eye?
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