Friends of Choice

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Createspace Independent Pub, Dec 5, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 154 pages
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Karla's parents have sold the house and now she has to move. She hates the thought of moving to a new town. This will mean leaving her best friends behind. Her parents told her it was because of her Dad's job and Karla thinks they have not been fair to her. She wonders why she can't have a say in moving or where they are moving to. This whole ordeal has left her feeling angst and rebellious toward her folks.The school she is to attend is about three times the size of her old school. It can hold many new opportunities for her.At Brantwood High, she meets Carol Bower, who helps her find her first class. She invites Karla to eat lunch with her and is introduced to her clique of friends.In her history class, Karla meets her first crush. He is one of Carol's friends. He is also the football captain of the varsity team.They invite Karla to her first teen party. But first, she must convince her parents into letting her sleep over Carol's.She begins to feel she is about to be a victim of hazing. Karla starts to have second thoughts about going to this party and hanging out with Carol and her friends.Maybe this wasn't such a good idea after all.

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User Review  - Scoshie - LibraryThing

Brutally honest look at what can happen to a child who just wants to make friends. Kayla's family have lost their jobs and have had to sell their house and move to another town. Kayla meets Carol at ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whitaknee - LibraryThing

I won this in the member giveaways and was sorely disappointed. I felt that the main character was whiny and a caricature of a high school girl. She complained bitterly about very minor things that her parents did. The book over all was very predictable and could use editing. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Linda Nelson is a YA Contemporary, Fantasy, and Romance author. She published her first work, Friends of Choice, in 2010 and wrote her first YA Romance, Along Came Neil, in 2013, after joining RWA at the request of a friend. When she isn't creating dramatic situations for her Contemporary characters, she's most likely playing tug with her pup, Keelaa, the pup with the razor sharp teeth. You can visit her at

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