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Dear Swoosie (Girlfriend Fiction #17)

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My mental telepathy is stronger than most people's. Once I stared at Lucy for a whole class, and she complained. If I can make it work on a blind person, I can make it work on anybody. - India
Rule number one of fortune telling give the customer what they want. We could have made a good team. Pity I wasn't a team player. I was a strictly solo kind of girl. - Poppy
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Published January 1st 2010 by Allen & Unwin

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Good Golly Miss Holly
Feb 17, 2010 Good Golly Miss Holly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: 12-14 year olds
I really wanted to like Dear Swoosie so I could give finally praise one of the Girlfriend Fiction series books, however fun the books always try to be they seem to turn out a little lacklustre.

This time around was no different although lack the simple, easy to read format wasn't to be found. Poppy and India are high school students who start an unlikely friendship with tarot card reading at a school fete and end up with detention duty where they find a bundle of old letters signed, Dear Swoosie
I really loved this book. I've read it twice so far in two years which is a pretty big deal for me when it comes to books.

The characters were so well built and the two POV's gave an insight on the feelings and emotions of the characters.

It was great how the characters sort of all added up and they had like a mini reunion. One of the best modern teen books about friendship I've read so far. Definitely a favourite.

I would recommend this to anyone who isn't too serious and wants to read a non fanta
Collaborations are so easy to go wrong, but I think Penni Russon and Kate Constable nailed it! Am a huge fan of both their works.
Krystal Moy
What an amazing storyline!! Perfect, funny,'s a MUST read book.
Kate Constable and Penni Russon combining forces on the latest Girlfriend Fiction? Yes please!

As with their previous Girlfriend Fiction titles, they take a fairly standard girl's YA story, and craft them into quite profound explorations of relationships and identity, with witty dialogue and the more than the occasional nearly-distastrous shennanigans. A thoroughly entertaining read, with may have also induced a moist glimmer in the eye, but I'll never admit to it. :-P
Dear Swoosie was an awesome book about 2 girls called India and Poppy. India is a tarot card reader and Poppy is the new girl. They may be totally different, but they came together as one and I think that is awesome. It is also in both girls perspective. Kate Constable and Penni Russon have always been some of my favorite authors, so when I heard about this book I was extatic!
I recently read this book and was amazed at how good it was! It was bigger than most of th GF books, but both the authors are my top fave, so it was really enjoyable, it's a must read!
Dulipthie Saparamadu
Great story, but wish it wasn't too long... felt like it was dragged a bit too long. Well, anyways, enjoyed it :)
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Kate Constable was born in Sangringham, Melborne (Victoria, Australia). When she was six-years-old, her family moved to Papua New Guinea where her father worked as a pilot.

Constable got her Arts/Law degree at Melborne University, then got a job at Warner Music. She started writing during these years.

She wrote several short-stories before becoming an author and after her first attempt at writing
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