Fingerprints #1: Gifted Touch

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Young Adult Fiction - 240 pages
3 Reviews

Sometimes, when I touch things, words fill my head. Words that feel like thoughts—thoughts that are inside of me...but not mine.

I used to think I was crazy. Used to.

I'm starting to wonder if there's a reason for all the voices that tangle together in my mind. And if I'm right, then it's not my sanity I'm worried about—it's my life.


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User Review  - Joybee - LibraryThing

Rae has a good life, she has a great boyfriend and great friends, until she has a breakdown in the shcool cafeteria. After spending the summer in the hospital, Rae returns to school changed. Her ... Read full review

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User Review  - ar1anna - LibraryThing

The concept was great but I didn't really like the book - at least not enough to want to read the rest of the series. I don't say it's not a good book, it probably is, but I couldn't relate to the characters and I couldn't get into the story as I wished. Read full review


Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Q A with Melinda Metz
Gifted Touch TriviaORama
About The Author
Other Books

Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
About the Publisher

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About the author (2009)

Melinda Metz is the author of over sixty books for teens and kids, including the YA series Roswell High (based on the TV show Roswell) and Echoes. Her middle grade mystery Wright and Wong: The Case of the Nana-Napper (co-authored by the fab Laura J. Burns) was a juvenile Edgar Award finalist. Melinda lives in Concord, North Carolina, with her dog, Scully, a pen-eater like the dog who came before her.

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