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Leaving Home (Sweet Valley High #38)

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Elizabeth Wakefield has always dreamed of visiting the beautiful mountains of Switzerland, so she's thrilled when she has a chance to attend an exclusive Swiss boarding school. As much as she loves Sweet Valley, Elizabeth is positive the romantic, snow-covered Swiss countryside would provide the perfect inspiration for her writing.

The thought of losing h
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Mass Market Paperback, 150 pages
Published July 1st 1987 by Bantam Books
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Connie
Mar 29, 2016 rated it did not like it
Source: I read this book online via OpenLibrary.
Cost: Free

Title: Leaving Home
Series: Sweet Valley High #38
Author: Francine Pascal // Kate William
Overall Rating: One star

THIS BOOK MADE ME SO MAD. NO. NO. NO. JESS. WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO YOUR SISTER? LIZ HAS THIS AMAZING OPPROTUNITY TO GO AND STUDY IN SWITZERLAND BUT YOUR SELFISH ASS HAS TO RUIN IT FOR HER. JESS CAN'T SEE ANY FURTHER THAN HER OWN STUPIDITY TO SEE HOW MUCH THIS COULD BENEFIT LIZ. IT'S ALL ABOUT JESS AGAIN.

LIZ IF I WAS YO
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Hillary
Elizabeth, a welll known douche nozzle, is curiously incapable of recognizing the douchiness of everyone in her entire life ever. Seriously, your friends and family suck so hard you should probably move to Switzerland - except you can't because your douchey sister wrecked your only chance.
PurplyCookie
Elizabeth has decided that she wants to go to boarding school in Switzerland more than she's ever wanted anything. Her entire family is upset, but she goes ahead with her plans for a scholarship. I guess she got tired of the sameness that exemplifies the perfectness of Sweet Valley.

I can't say I remember much of the story of the book but it did leave me with the overwhelming impression that people in Liz's life can't bear to let her go primarily because of selfishness on their part. It's like it
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Hil
Jul 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
I liked the moral dilemmas in this one. Also nice to see Winston having a bit more airtime for once. The lottery ticket story was quite good, obviously considering its Sweet Valley quality, and the fact that Steven had a bit of a personality transplant as well made him interesting for once.
KLB
Apr 27, 2016 rated it liked it
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Oct 24, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: the-early-years
I love how the stories and the topics were always real. There was so much truth and honesty in this series.
Forever Young Adult
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Francine Pascal (May 13, 1938— ) is an American author best known for creating the Sweet Valley series of novels. In 1982 she created the characters and the stories for the first six books and her agent, Amy Berkower of Writers House sold them to Bantam Books. Book number one is mostly written by Ms. Pascal. From then on she wrote the stories for every book ever published in the series. After the ...more
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