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The Ghosts of Ashbury High
by Moriarty, Jaclyn (Author)
Moriarty returns to Ashbury High for a story about ghosts, secrets, madness, passion, locked doors, femme fatales, and that terrifying moment in the final year of high school when one realizes that the future has come calling.
Age Range: From 12 to 18
Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books, June 2010
Product Dimensions: 8.5 L × 5.8 W × 1.6 H
Publisher Marketing: This is the story of Amelia and Riley, bad kids from bad Brookfield High who have transferred to Ashbury High for their final year. They've been in love since they were fourteen, they go out dancing every night, and sleep through school all day. And Ashbury can't get enough of them.
Everyone's trying to get their attention; even teachers are dressing differently, trying to make their classes more interesting. Everyone wants to be cooler, tougher, funnier, hoping to be invited into their cool, self-contained world.
But they don't know that all Amelia can think about is her past - an idyllic time before she ran away from home. Riley thinks he's losing her to the past, maybe even to a place further back in time. He turns to the students of Ashbury for help, and things get much, much worse.
In the tradition of the gothic novel, this is a story about ghosts, secrets, madness, passion, locked doors, femmes fatales, and that terrifying moment in the final year of high school when you realise that the future's come to get you.
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