Now You See Her
HarperCollins, 2008 (2008)
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Reviewed by Lyn Seippel
ourteen-year-old Bernadette Romano (stage name Hope Shay) is accepted at Starwood Academy for Performing Arts, a prestigious prep boarding school that specializes in theater. The talented and ambitious young actor is the product of a backstage mother and an inattentive lawyer dad. Things happen at Starwood that she is still trying to sort out when the book begins.
s the result of a faked kidnapping, Hope is transferred to Taylor Hill. She thinks this is a boarding school without the acting component. Hope is devastated that her career is over before it even begins. She blames everyone, including Logan, her true love, who also attended Starwood.
t Taylor Hill, Hope feels as if she is vanishing as she tries to deal with her past. She explains what happened at Starwood in a journal. Who was at fault? Logan, the school, her mother, her dad or Hope Shay? This suspenseful melodrama will keep you guessing until the end.
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