Girl Next Door is well-written with plenty of drama, tension, humour, quirkiness and relevance to keep readers hooked from star to finish. Highly recommended.
Aleesah Darlison, Buzz Words
Alyssa Brugman has once again delivered her young adult fans a strong, appealing, thought-provoking story as her protagonist Jenna-Belle and her family deal with escalating crises caused by the failure of her father’s business. This is a very timely novel . . . Highly recommended.
Chloe Mauger, Magpies
Brugman takes a situation that you see on the news every night and turns it into a story that you feel in your head, heart and gut . . . Girl Next Door is very, very good . . . Brugman has created a truly memorable, warts-and-all, family. For ages 13 and up.
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