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Living Next To Lulah

3.08  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Ari has the gift of second sight, and when her little brother's annoying friends dies she's certain that her gift caused it. Now Ari feels she has sentenced her best friend, Lulah to a similar fate.

This moving story is about growing up , confusions and regrets.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 28th 2006 by HarperCollins - AU (first published 2006)
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Maree Kimberley
Jan 19, 2013 Maree Kimberley rated it liked it
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I've previously read Hilton's novel The Innocents (written in 2010) and loved it. It's a fantastic book - one of the best young adult novels I've read - so I was looking forward to Living Next to Lulah.

Living Next to Lulah was published in 2006, four years before The Innocents, and you can see in LIving Next to Lulah the seeds of Hilton's strengths in writing, particularly her ability to set up tension, that uncomfortable feeling that something is not quite right. 'Lulah' is not quite as success
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Madison
Sep 25, 2014 Madison rated it liked it
Living next to Lulah is quite a haunting story and could, roughly, be called a love story.

Ari and Lulah have been best friends for what seems like forever. But as each discovers more about themselves they drift farther and farther apart. Ari, being the seventh of the seventh has a gift that can be discussed with no one but her grandma and Lulah seems to be growing up faster than Ari, leaving them at different stages of their lives. When Ari becomes suspicious of Lulah and her boyfriend Samson t
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Giulia
Sep 20, 2011 Giulia rated it it was ok
This book was totally confusing. I didn't get any of it, but I kept reading because I thought something big would happen, or everything would be explained, but it didn't, so I didn't like it too much. It had pretty good imagery though.
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