Fall to Pieces

Fall to Pieces

By Vahini Naidoo

Amazon Childrens Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761462170, 314pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012

When your best friend dies, you re supposed to know what happened. You re supposed to know why. But Ella has no idea what happened the night Amy jumped to her death. She has no idea why Amy would want to die. Ella's other friends Mark and Petal are hiding something. Ella thinks they know exactly what happened that terrible night. But they re not talking. Instead, Ella, Mark, and Petal play Pick Me Ups a game in which they jump from dangerous heights. And every time Ella falls, she begins to remember pieces of that night. . . . It's still not enough. So Ella brings a mysterious new guy into the group, hoping he will help shake things up and unearth the truth. But Ella's Explosive Boy has secrets of his own. In the end there may be some secrets that Ella doesn t want to face. The truth the real truth about Amy's death might just be more than she can handle.

About the Author
Vahini Naidoo was eighteen years old when this novel, her debut, was acquired. She is currently a student at the Australian National University. In her spare time she holds down such glamorous jobs as checkout chick and English tutor. Someday Vahini would like to own a castle in Europe. For now she lives in Canberra, Australia. To learn more about the author, read her blog: www.ramblingsofawriter-inkspatters.blogspot.com