Between the Lines

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Hodder & Stoughton, Jul 5, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 384 pages
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Delilah knows it's weird, but she can't stop reading her favourite fairy tale. Other girls her age are dating and cheerleading. But then, other girls are popular. She loves the comfort of the happy ending, and knowing there will be no surprises. Until she gets the biggest surprise of all, when Prince Oliver looks out from the page and speaks to her. Now Delilah must decide: will she do as Oliver asks, and help him to break out of the book? Or is this her chance to escape into happily ever after? Read between the lines for total enchantment . . .

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What an intriguing plot line. - LibraryThing
I found the idea for the plot original. - LibraryThing
And the writing wasn't what I expected. - LibraryThing

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“Between the Lines” is a joint venture between Jodi Picoult and her daughter, Samantha Van Leer. The book revolves around a teenage girl, Delilah, who doesn’t fit in at school and finds escape through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mirandalg14 - LibraryThing

3.75 stars. I think this is a fun book to recommend for younger teen girls. And I thought the multiple view points and use of color and illustrations added a nice feel to the story. I didn't have any expectations for this going in so I may have enjoyed it more than those expecting more. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Jodi Picoult grew up in Nesconset, New York. She received an A.B. in creative writing from Princeton and a master's degree in education from Harvard. Her previous novels include House Rules, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sister's Keeper. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.

Samantha van Leer is sixteen years old and a junior in high school. She conceived the idea for the fairy tale BETWEEN THE LINES and pitched it to her mom, Jodi Picoult, who was in the middle of a book tour. In her spare time, Samantha can be found playing softball, doing contemporary dance, acting and singing in musicals, and cuddling on the ground with her three dogs, Dudley, Alvin, and Oliver - for whom the prince in BETWEEN THE LINES was named.

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