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A Danger to Herself and Others


Sheinmel, Alyssa

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Four walls. One window. No way to escape.

Hannah knows there's been a mistake, She doesn't need to be institutionalized. What happened to her roommate at that summer program was an accident. As soon as the doctor and judge figure out that she isn't a danger to herself or others, she can go home to start her senior year. Those college applications aren't going to write themselves. Until then, she's determined to win over the staff and earn some privileges so she doesn't lose her mind to boredom.

Then Lucy arrives. Lucy has her own baggage, and she's the perfect project to keep Hannah's focus off all she is missing at home. But Lucy may be the one person who can get Hannah to confront the secrets she's avoiding--and the dangerous games that landed her in confinement in the first place.

Image result for Alyssa SheinmelAUTHOR INFO: Alyssa Sheinmel is the New York Times bestselling author of several novels for young adults including Faceless and R.I.P. Eliza Hart. She is the co-author of the The Haunting of Sunshine Girl and its sequel, The Awakening of Sunshine Girl. Alyssa grew up in Northern California and New York and attended Barnard College. She currently lives and writes in New York.


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