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Saturday October 20th at 2pm

"asking for it" louise o'neill

It's the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O'Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there's a party. Everyone is there. All eyes are on Emma. 

 

The next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house. She can't remember what happened, she doesn't know how she got there. She doesn't know why she's in pain. But everyone else does. 

 

Photographs taken at the party show, in explicit detail, what happened to Emma that night. But sometimes people don't want to believe what is right in front of them, especially when the truth concerns the town's heroes...

 


The official ranking of the book for the current year:

October 2017: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe  by Lauren James

November 2017: The Hate U Give  by Angie Thomas

December 2017: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

January 2018: One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McMagnus

February 2018: The Fandom by Anna Day

March 2018: Being Miss Nobody by Tamsin Winter

April 2018: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

May 2018: Big Bones by Laura Dockrill

June 2018: Ink by Alice Broadway

July 2018: On a Scale of One to Ten by Ceylan Scott

August 2018: Invictus by Ryan Graudin

September 2018: More Happy Than Not  by Adam Silvera

October 2018: Asking for It by Louise O'Neil 

8.05/10

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5.4/10

8.7/10

7.4/10

7.0/10

5.9/10

6.0/10

6.7/10

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5.9/10

10/10