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The lost causes

Author: Jessica Koosed Etting; Alyssa Embree Schwartz
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They're the kids that no one knows - or no one wants to know. The rich depressive, the OCD chick, the hypochondriac, the drug abuser, the athlete with anger management issues. All chosen for intensive group therapy because they're out of other options. They're lost causes, the therapist tells them. She promises this support group will help them heal. There's only one problem. She's not a therapist. And that water  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Paranormal fiction
Young adult works
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Koosed Etting; Alyssa Embree Schwartz
ISBN: 9781771388443 1771388447
OCLC Number: 1002092475
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: written by Jessica Koosed Etting and Alyssa Embree Schwartz.

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They're the kids that no one knows - or no one wants to know. The rich depressive, the OCD chick, the hypochondriac, the drug abuser, the athlete with anger management issues. All chosen for intensive group therapy because they're out of other options. They're lost causes, the therapist tells them. She promises this support group will help them heal. There's only one problem. She's not a therapist. And that water she offers? It contains a dangerous serum that gives each of the kids a psychic power. Suddenly, they can think clearly, speak to ghosts, see the past, even move objects with their mind. Their earlier problems have vanished, but their new freedom comes with a price.

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This book is true recreational reading and feels like the first installment of a new series.--VOYA Magazine The ending begs for the inevitable sequel and will have teens anticipating the next Read more...

 
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Page Turning Thriller

by GenLovesBooks124 (WorldCat user published 2017-09-22) Excellent Permalink

I would definitely recommend this book to ANYONE who likes thrillers -- although this book is listed in the YA section it really is for all ages. The main characters are a group of five teenagers who feel like oddballs -- each one has something weird about them that makes them feel like they do not...
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