She's back. Jude's childhood friend -- sexy, daring Stella-- returns to their stifling hometown, and life will never be the same again.
(Ages 14 & Up)
Sixteen-year-old Jude has to get out of tiny Churchtown. She has to escape her outcast status and her pathetic dad, who hasn't gotten past her mother's death. The one bright light is drama, her way out, if only she can get into the Lab, a prestigious program in London. Then Stella, Jude's childhood best friend, swaggers in after years away. With bold and magnetic Stella by her side, Jude knows she's capable of anything. But Stella's influence extends well beyond the theater. Soon Stella's wild and dangerous streak begins to cause trouble for Jude -- yet Jude can't bring herself to abandon Stella and the attention she's always craved. And besides, now that Stella's back, there's no stopping her. In Jude's dark and tangled story, British author Joanna Nadin plumbs the aftermath of loss and the consequences of becoming the person you always wished you were.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pidgeon92 - LibraryThing
Honestly, who wouldn't be able figure out what was going on in this book 20 pages in? It's a shame it was so obvious, as the book was quite good otherwise. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EKAnderson - LibraryThing
I just want to start out by saying that WONDERLAND blew me away. Joanna Nadin‘s writing is flawlessly constructed, the words beautifully pieced together to create a story and a voice that is not only ... Read full review