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Girl against the universe

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From the author of The Art of Lainey and Liars, Inc. comes a fresh, contemporary story about one girl's tragic past and a boy who convinces her that maybe her luck is about to change. Perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen or Jenny Han.

Maguire knows she's bad luck. No matter how many charms she buys off the internet or good luck rituals she performs each morning, horrible things happen when Maguire is around. Like that time her brother, father, and uncle were all killed in a car crash--and Maguire walked away with barely a scratch. But then on her way out of her therapist's office, she meets Jordy, an aspiring tennis star, who wants to help Maguire break her unlucky streak. Maguire knows that the best thing she can do for Jordy is to stay away, but staying away may be harder than she thought.

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Level 4.4, 12 Points
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HL: High-Low 650L
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Full title girl against the universe
Author stokes paula
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-24 00:14:30AM

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display_description Maguire is bad luck. No matter how many charms she buys or good luck rituals she performs, horrible things happen. She spends a lot of time in her room to avoid causing damage. But then she meets Jordy, a talented, lucky, aspiring tennis star. He's convinced he can help Maguire break her unlucky streak; she is convinced the best thing she can do for Jordy is stay away. But it turns out that staying away is harder than she thought. --
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subject_facet Fortune -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Teenagers -- Fiction, Tennis players -- Fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display Girl against the universe
title_full Girl Against the Universe, Girl against the universe / Paula Stokes
title_short Girl against the universe
topic_facet Fortune, Interpersonal relations, Romance, Teenagers, Tennis players, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction