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The Sweet Dead Life

By Joy Preble

The angel book gets a Texas makeover from the author of the Dreaming Anastasia series.

"I found out two things today: One, I think I'm dying. And two, my brother is a perv."

So begins the diary of Jenna Samuels, who is having a very bad year. Her mother spends all day in bed. Dad  vanished when she was nine. Her older brother, Casey, tries to hold together what’s left of the family by working two after-school jobs—difficult, as he’s stoned all the time. To make matters worse, Jenna is sick. Really sick. When she collapses one day, Casey tries to race her to the hospital in their beat-up Prius and crashes instead.
 
Jenna wakes up in the ER to find Casey beside her, looking pretty good. Better than ever, in fact. Downright... angelic. The flab and zits? Gone. Before long, Jenna figures out that her brother didn’t survive the accident at all, and she isn’t just sick; she’s being poisoned. Casey has been sent back to help Jenna find out who’s got it out for her, a mystery that leads to more questions about their mother’s depression and their father’s disappearance.


From the Hardcover edition.

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at Cooper (Forest Acres)
  • TF Preble, Teen Fiction

Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781616951504


Format: Book
Author: Preble, Joy
Summary: After dying in a car accident, fourteen-year-old Jenna's older brother returns as an angel to help Jenna solve a mystery that not only holds the key to her survival, but also to their mother's mysterious depression and their father's disappearance.
Title: The sweet dead life / Joy Preble.
Publisher Date: New York : Soho Teen, 2013.
Subject: Angels -- Teen fiction. Dead -- Teen fiction. Brothers and sisters -- Teen fiction. Missing persons -- Teen fiction. Detective and mystery stories
Isbn: 9781616951504 (hardback) 1616951508 (hardback) 9781616951511 1616951516
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: TF Preble
Oclc: 808215965
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Bib Id: 443843

Format: Book
Author: Preble, Joy
Summary: After dying in a car accident, fourteen-year-old Jenna's older brother returns as an angel to help Jenna solve a mystery that not only holds the key to her survival, but also to their mother's mysterious depression and their father's disappearance.
Title: The sweet dead life / Joy Preble.
Publisher, Date: New York : Soho Teen, 2013.
Description: 244 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Angels -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Dead -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Brothers and sisters -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Missing persons -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Detective and mystery stories
LCCN: 2012033352
ISBN: 9781616951504 (hardback)
ISBN: 1616951508 (hardback)
ISBN: 9781616951511
ISBN: 1616951516
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: TF Preble