By Julie Ann Peters
After a life of being bullied, Daelyn is damaged past fix. She has attempted to kill herself sooner than, and is set to get it correct this time. notwithstanding her mom and dad imagine they could safeguard her, she reveals a website for “completers” that turns out made only for her. She blogs on its boards, purging her harrowing heritage. At her deepest Catholic college, the one one who interacts along with her is a boy named Santana. regardless of how poorly she treats him, he simply won’t go away her by myself. And it’s too overdue for Daelyn to be letting humans into her existence . . . isn’t it?In this harrowing, compelling novel, Julie Anne Peters shines a gentle on what may make are looking to kill herself, in addition to how she could begin to carry herself again from the sting. A dialogue consultant and source checklist ready via “bullycide” specialist C. J. Bott are integrated within the again subject.
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I’d never trust my dad again. — 21 DAYS — It only requires a fingerprint match to sign on to Through-the-Light. Excellent technology. Welcome J_Doe071894. I touch DOD. Five today. Five new IDs. I don’t know why, but I wonder how many are—were—girls. I read somewhere that more guys commit suicide than girls. Girls talk about it. Girls attempt it. Boys do it. I calculate how old each was. 22, 18, 30, 46, 15—my age. How did they do it? When? Like, what time? Morning, afternoon? I want to go in the morning.
I lacked self-confidence. I don’t know why. I was smart and people liked me. Being a pom-pom girl just seemed so out of reach for me. But I took a risk. ” This is more than she’s ever shared, even in family therapy. I realize suddenly my mom and I are kind of alike. We have secret lives. The road to Tiny Town narrows and descends. “When the results were posted, I was stunned,” she says. It grows dark as we veer into the forest. I wait. She doesn’t continue. Come on, Mom. At least finish what you started.