Such a Pretty Girl

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Such a Pretty Girl

By Laura Wiess

MTV Books, Paperback, 9781416521839, 212pp.

Publication Date: January 2, 2007

Description
A darkly compelling novel about a young woman who must defend herself against her abusive father. In the character of Meredith, Laura Wiess has created a girl to walk alongside Harper Lee's Scout and J.D. Salinger's Phoebe. Read this novel, and you will be changed forever ("New York Times" bestselling author Luanne Rice).
They promised Meredith nine years of safety, but only gave her three.
Her father was supposed to be locked up until Meredith turned eighteen. She thought she had time to grow up, get out, and start a new life. But Meredith is only fifteen, and today her father is coming home from prison.
Today her time has run out.


Praise For Such a Pretty Girl

"Such a Pretty Girl is deep and ravishing, dark and true. In the character of Meredith, Laura Wiess has created a girl to walk alongside Harper Lee's Scout and J. D. Salinger's Phoebe. Read this novel, and you will be changed forever."

-- Luanne Rice, New York Times bestselling author



"Such a Pretty Girl hooked me on page one and Laura Wiess's masterful prose kept me turning the pages. This is the first book in a very long time that made me say, 'Wish I'd written this.'"

-- Ellen Hopkins, bestselling author of Crank




"Beautifully written and painfully real. Laura Wiess has crafted a gripping story that is heart-rending -- and important, with a capital 'I'."

-- Barbara Delinsky, New York Times bestselling author of Flirting with Pete