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The Year Nick McGowan Came to Stay

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It’s 1989 and Rachel Hill is the girl most likely to succeed at her school and most likely to have everything under control. That is, until her father invites the moody Nick McGowan to live with them. With the help of her best friend Zoe, Rachel prepares herself for Nick McGowan to move into her old bedroom and into her life. Nick immediately pegs Rachel as uptight and having bad taste in music. Rachel immediately labels Nick as hopeless and as having a bad attitude. Despite their initial mutual antipathy, however, a secret from Nick’s past will draw them together and make the year Nick McGowan came to stay one that Rachel will never forget. This funny and witty tale expertly describes the universal themes of awkward adolescence and first crushes.

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