The Second Life of Ava Rivers by Faith Gardner

The Second Life of Ava Rivers

Faith Gardner

fiction contemporary mystery young adult emotional mysterious medium-paced

364 pages | first published 2018


Ava's disappearance was the crack in the Rivers family glacier. I wish I could explain to you how we were before, but I can't, because the before is so filmy and shadowed with the after.The after is all Vera remembers. When her twin sister, Ava, d...
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mysterious 80%
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