Skin Deep

Skin Deep

Book - 2012
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An against-the-odds love story at the heart of a book for teens about prejudice, courage, and a dark, compelling mystery--shortlisted for a Romantic Novelists Association Award

Ugly people don't have feelings. They're not like everyone else. They don't notice if you stare at them and turn away. And if they did notice, it wouldn't hurt them. They're not like real people. Or that's what I used to think. Before I learned . . . .

After the car crash that leaves her best friend dead, Jenna is permanently scarred. She struggles to rebuild her life, but every stare in the street, every time she looks in the mirror, makes her want to retreat further from the world. Until she meets Ryan. Ryan's a traveler. When he and his mother moor their narrow boat on the outskirts of a village, she tells him this time it will be different. He doesn't believe her; he can't imagine why this place shouldn't be as unwelcoming as the rest. Until he meets Jenna. But as Jenna and Ryan grow closer, repercussions from the crash continue to reverberate through the community. And then a body is found.

Publisher: London : Electric Monkey, c2012.
ISBN: 9781405256728
1405256729
Characteristics: 376 p. ;,20 cm.

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Lotte_
Feb 01, 2014

i loved this book so much!!!!! it was not only extremely well written but had a believable plot and characters. a really sweet story about a boy and a girl but it definitely is not your usual girl meets boy story.

if you read this book it will definitely make your heart melt.

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s_arizaverreault
Feb 01, 2013

I loved it!! SO CUTE

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H21841256
Dec 14, 2012

This was a great read! Such a sweet story, I absolutely loved it! One of my favourite reads of 2012!

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matbuster27
Aug 03, 2012

i loved this book so much, very well written and inspiring! well done :)

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