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The Party's Over by Caroline B. Cooney
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Nov 26, 2007

really liked it
bookshelves: ya, 20th-century, new-england

Outstanding novel about a girl who doesn't want to rush off to college just because her friends are all going, so stays home and tries to create a viable place for herself as a high school graduate in her home town, only to find that she is both lonely and unfulfilled.

Cooney's books tend to be either potboilers or books of lasting appeal - this one is memorable.

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