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Life On Hold

Narrated by: Emily Beresford
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 11-13
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Fifteen-year-old Rae Maddox’s mom, Gina, is a big fan of fresh starts. Gina thinks of them as an adventure, but for Rae, each move is just one more friend lost, one more chance to feel like an outsider.

After arriving in Wisconsin, Gina promises to stay put until Rae graduates. Cautiously optimistic, she wades into the social whirl at Whitman High School, making a few friends and even earning a chance at love. But when the vice principal pairs her with fellow newbie Allison Daly, Rae’s tentative happiness is jeopardized.

It seems Allison was orphaned after her parents died in a suspicious house fire, leaving their daughter to bounce between relatives’ homes. When a sleepover at Rae’s house goes terribly wrong, Rae sees a troubling side of Allison — and learns a few secrets about her own mother in the process. Suddenly Rae is at risk of losing everything and everyone she cares about — unless she steps up and takes charge of her life once and for all.

©2012 Karen McQuestion (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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  • 06-09-19

Life on Hold

Mesmerizing story of a teenage girl and her mother who picks up and moves from one place to another whenever the spirit moves. Only this time, our heroine feels accepted and part of her high school. She has friends and is asked to mentor another girl new to the area. Quite a tale of their involvement and the changes which take place. Good read!

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  • 03-08-18

ughhh

As always her books are great. Then just when you get into them and theyre really getting good its over. The ending of every book I read from this author just fizzles out. sad really.

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  • 06-04-18

Enjoyed the story...

Easy read. Enjoyed the character development and how things came together towards the end - completely unexpected than what you would think for the main character.