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July 2, 2015



Frances Bird has been a loner for so long that she’s given up on ever finding real friendship. But then she’s asked to show a new girl around school, and she begins to think her luck could finally be changing.

Eccentric, talkative and just a little bit posh, Alberta is not all how Frances imagined a best friend could be. But the two girls click immediately, and it’s not long before they are inseparable. Frances could not be happier.

As the weeks go on, Frances finds out more about her new best friend her past, her secrets, her plans for the future and she starts to examine their friendship more closely. Is it, perhaps, just too good to be true?


My Review

Jess Vallance first novel Birdy builds such strong tension between school friends, chasing them into extreme situations.
Frances Bird was always been a loner she had given up on finding friendship. On Frances first day in year ten, teacher Mr Hurst has been informed that a new girl is to join the tutor group. He wants Frances Bird to show the new girl around the school. Mr Hurst thought it might be nice for her to make a friend. Being lonely was hard enough for Frances with out people embarrassing her by pointing it out. Alberta the new girl is eccentric, talkative and just a little bit posh who lives in a big house is now best friends with Frances. But their friendship plunges mysteriously as Frances does something wickedly unforgivable.



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  1. I love the cover of this! Would have liked to know more of your thoughts on the book in the review.

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