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by Maxine Linnell

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Teenagers Holly and Marilyn both hate Fridays and want a way out of the dullness of their lives. But, what neither expects is that a sudden accident sends them into each other’s lives. Adjusting isn’t easy; Marilyn lives in 1962 and Holly in 2010. How the details of teen life have changed while the preoccupations have remained roughly the same is cleverly charted in this swift moving time-slip novel.

Vintage Synopsis

This is a great pageturner that will make you laugh, think and cry. Two girls swap lives – Holly lives now, and Marilyn lives in 1962. Holly is sexy and has attitude. Marilyn has inky fingers and has never been kissed. Holly makes some chaos in 1962 – and Marilyn finds a life she’d never dreamed of.


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ISBN: 9781905512874
Publication date: 01/05/2010
Publisher: Five Leaves Publications
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781905512874
Publication date: 1st May 2010
Author: Maxine Linnell
Publisher: Five Leaves Publications
Format: Paperback
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,

About Maxine Linnell

Maxine Linnell grew up in Leicester, but couldn’t wait to get out, so she headed for Birmingham University. She’s done loads of jobs, from stacking shelves in Sainsbury’s to helping people to stop smoking, but she’s been a psychotherapist for a long time now, as well as having two wonderful kids.   A few years ago she decided to do what she’d always wanted to do - to write. She ended up back in Leicester after time in Bristol and North Devon, did an MA at Nottingham Trent University and ...

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