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The New York Times bestselling author of Challenger Deep, Neal Shusterman, delivers a suspenseful, eloquent, and thrilling novel that you won't be able to stop thinking about after you've put it down.

Tennyson is not surprised, really, when his family begins to fall apart, or when his twin sister, Bront#65533;, starts dating the misunderstood bully, Brewster (or The Bruiser, as the entire high school calls him). Tennyson is determined to get to the bottom of The Bruiser's reputation, even if it means gearing up for a fight. Bront#65533;, on the other hand, thinks there's something special underneath that tough exterior. And she's right...but neither she nor Tennyson is prepared for the truth of what lies below the surface.

Told through Tennyson, Bront#65533;, and Bruiser's points of view, this dark, twisting novel explores friendship, family, and the sacrifices we make for the people we love.

A Texas Lone Star Reading List selection A Book Page Top Ten Book of the Year A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year A Cooperative Children's Book Center Choice

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Full title bruiser
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Last Update 2018-05-21 22:53:12PM
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subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Child abuse -- Fiction, Family problems -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Fiction, Interpersonal relations. -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, Supernatural -- Fiction, Twins -- Fiction
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title_short Bruiser
topic_facet Brothers and sisters, Child abuse, Family problems, Interpersonal relations, Paranormal fiction, Supernatural, Twins, Young Adult Fiction