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Who I kissed

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Janet Gurtler's books have been hailed as "just right for fans of Sarah Dessen and Jodi Picoult" (Booklist) and "reminiscent of Judy Blume" (RT Book Reviews). Her latest contemporary YA novel is by turns gripping, heart-wrenching, and joyous as one teen girl has to find the courage to carry on after a devastating tragedy.

She never thought a kiss could kill...

As the new girl in town, Samantha just wants to fit in. Being invited to a party by her fellow swim team members is her big chance...especially since Zee will be there. He hasn't made a secret of checking her out at the pool. Sam didn't figure on Alex being there too. She barely even knows him. And she certainly didn't plan to kiss him. It just kind of happened.

And then Alex dies--right in her arms...

Consumed by guilt and grief, Sam has no ideawhat to do or where to turn when everyone at school blames her. What follows is Sam's honest, raw, and unforgettable journey to forgive herself and find balance--maybe even love--in a life that suddenly seems to be spinning out of control.

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subject_facet Death -- Fiction
Food allergy -- Fiction
High school students -- Fiction
Kissing -- Fiction
Peanut butter -- Fiction
Peanuts -- Fiction
Young adult fiction
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Young Adult Literature
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