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Grades 9 - 12Grade 4n/a3.970601

Heart attacks happen to other people #thingsIthoughtweretrue
When Morgan's mom gets sick, it's hard not to panic. Without her mother, she would have no one―until she finds out the dad who walked out on her as a baby isn't as far away as she thought...

Adam is a stuck-up, uptight jerk #thingsIthoughtweretrue
Now that they have a summer job together, Morgan's getting to know the real Adam, and he's actually pretty sweet...in a nerdy-hot kind of way. He even offers to go with her to find her dad. Road trip, anyone?

5000 Twitter followers are all the friends I need #thingsIthoughtweretrue
With Adam in the back seat, a hyper chatterbox named Amy behind the wheel, and plenty of Cheetos to fuel their trip, Morgan feels ready for anything. She's not expecting a flat tire, a missed ferry, a fake girlfriend...and that these two people she barely knew before the summer started will become the people she can't imagine living without.

Paperback, 304 pages
Published on March 4, 2014 by Sourcebooks Fire
ISBN-10: 1402277970
ISBN-13: 9781402277979
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  • athleticamazin
    athleticamazinSunday, March 15, 2015 at 12:50 pm44 stars
    16 Things I Thought Were True, by Janet Gurtler, was fairly good read! It was really interesting and I really enjoyed the Twitter part of the book! I also felt that I could "connect" some of the characters because the author did a good job describing them and making it relevant to today's youth. I would definitely recommend this book but there is a little bit more kissing in this book than I would have liked but overall good book.