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Girl Saves Boy

The first time we met, Jewel Valentine saved my life.

Isn’t it enough having your very own terminal disease, without your mother dying? Or your father dating your Art teacher?

No wonder Sacha Thomas ends up in the lake that Saturday evening…

But the real question is: how does he end up in love with Jewel Valentine?

With the help of quirky teenage prodigies Little Al and True Grisham, Sacha and Jewel have a crazy adventure, with a little lobster emancipation along the way.

But Sacha’s running out of time, and Jewel has secrets of her own.

Girl Saves Boy is a hugely talented debut novel, funny and sad, silly and wise. It’s a story of life, death, love… and garden gnomes.

Steph Bowe
About the Author

Steph Bowe was born in Melbourne in 1994 and lives in Queensland. Her first novel, Girl Saves Boy, was published by Text in 2010.

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288 pp
Text publication date:
30 August 2010
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friendship, loving life, facing adversity
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Praise for Steph Bowe
andGirl Saves Boy

Steph Bowe’s debut is charming and quirky and heartfelt enough to make you catch your breath when you least expect it. Readers will adore Girl Saves Boy and I can’t wait to see what comes next.

Beautiful and fresh, Girl Saves Boy is full of the absolute truth—life is complicated. I could not put it down.

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  • Girl Saves Boy
    ISBN: 9781921799778
    6 September 2010
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