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Plan A
1. Make out with Beau
2. College
3. Happily Ever After?

Plan Never-Saw-It-Coming
1. Die, but not "die-die".
2. Return to your hometown, but not to your family and friends.
3. Notice, but pretend not to, how little impact your demise has had on the known world.

Almostseventeen-year-old Josephine Jack had it all: great parents, cool friends, and a crush on the cusp of somethi
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Published January 24th 2013 by Picayune (first published December 9th 2012)
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Roberta R. (Offbeat YA)
The Never Ending Review - following a book through all the phases of its not-upcoming release

DEC 2, 2012. Where the heck is this book?!?!
Dec. 2 and still no news. Though the blurb has been slightly expanded. But still http://www.lindenpressbooks.com/ is a dead end, and Amazon doesn't acknowledge it...Also, the author is apparently a ghost - no website, no contact page whatsoever...

DEC 10, 2012. It's Dec. 10 now, and the publication date has been moved forward again...24 DEC.??? SERIOUSL
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Dec 30, 2012 Angela Fristoe rated it did not like it
Apparently this book sucks so much the publisher doesn't even want to hold up its promise to send the review copies to the winners of the LibraryThing giveaway. Not only that, but the publisher also didn't even want to respond to the 5 emails I sent to them over the course of 6 months asking where the promised copy was, or at least a confirmation that they were not going to send it.

The publisher also had so little faith in this book that apparently there is zero marketing of it, as the only thi
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Jillian
I won this in the LibraryThing January 2012 Early Reviewers batch, but I still haven't received a copy. Maybe the delay in publication is holding it up?

UPDATE: Going through my Goodreads library and I saw this book pop up. I originally posted that little blurb above in March of 2012. It's now July 2014, and I still haven't heard a word about my Early Reviewers copy of this book. I think it's a safe bet to give up on it at this point.
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