Amelia Westlake Was Never Here

Amelia Westlake Was Never Here

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A fiercely funny, queer romantic comedy about two girls who can't stand each other, but join forces in a grand feminist plan to expose harassment and inequality at their elite private school. Harriet Price is the perfect student: smart, dutiful, over-achieving. Will Everhart is a troublemaker who's never met an injustice she didn't fight. When their swim coach's inappropriate behavior is swept under the rug, the unlikely duo reluctantly team up to expose his misdeeds, pulling provocative pranks and creating the instantly legendary Amelia Westlake--an imaginary student who helps right the many wrongs of their privileged institution. But as tensions burn throughout their school--who is Amelia Westlake?--and between Harriet and Will, how long can they keep their secret? How far will they go to make a difference? And when will they realize they're falling for each other? Award-winning author Erin Gough's Amelia Westlake Was Never Here is a funny, smart, and all-too-timely story of girls fighting back against power and privilege--and finding love while they're at it.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 142 x 211 x 33mm | 476g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0316450669
  • 9780316450669
  • 803,010

Review quote

This is the greatest hoax I have ever had the pleasure of reading.--Nichole Cousins, White Birch Books (North Conway, NH)
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About Erin Gough

Erin Gough is a Sydney-based writer whose first young adult novel, The Flywheel, won Hardie Grant Egmont's Ampersand Prize. The Flywheel was published in the United States as Get it Together, Delilah! and was shortlisted for the CBCA's Book of the Year for Older Readers and the Centre for Youth Literature's Gold Inky. It was also named a White Raven International Youth Library title.
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Rating details

2,194 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 30% (655)
4 44% (968)
3 21% (462)
2 4% (87)
1 1% (22)
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