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Freaks of Greenfield High (Freaks, Book 1)

Freaks of Greenfield High (Freaks, Book 1)

When a teenage cyborg is forced to hide out at a small-town high school, the unthinkable happens: she falls in love. But with a covert organization intent on using her as a weapon hot on her trail, now's so not the time for a cyborg to get all emotional!

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ISBN 9781465844699
Published 9 September 2011 by Maree Anderson
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Anderson, Maree
Series FREAKS (part: 1)
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781465844699
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Maree Anderson
Imprint Maree Anderson
Publication Date 9 September 2011
International Publication Date 10 March 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Anderson, Maree
Series FREAKS (part: 1)
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Teenage Romance
Science Fiction
Horror & Ghost Stories
Science Fiction
Fantasy Fiction
Romantic Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 276
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 495540

Description of this Electronic Book

Who says a cyborg can't fall in love? Jay's a cyborg who looks just like a normal teenage girl. She's super-strong, super-smart, and she can even appear to age like a human. When a covert organization intent on using Jay as a weapon comes after her, she needs to find a place where she can blend in. Greenfield High seems perfect... except the boys all think she's totally hot and keep hitting on her, and she has no clue how to handle the attention. Who knew high school could be so perilous? To add to her confusion Jay's evolving - experiencing human emotions for the first time - and her encounters with ex-jock-turned-outcast Tyler send her logical brain into a spin. She's just starting to get the hang of this girlfriend/boyfriend thing when her pursuers track her down. Now's sooo not the time for a cyborg to fall in love and get all emotional!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review "If you liked Terminator you will love this YA book. Freaks of Greenfield High by Maree Anderson is a great YA cross between the Terminator movies and the Sarah Connor TV show. I devoured this book in two nights. It totally played out like a movie in my head. Anderson's descriptions of cyborg Jay were amazing. I especially loved that Jay was a girl, trying to learn how to cope with new situations while learning more about humanity. I loved how Anderson added human angst to Jay who was trying to cope with blending in while playing being human. And Tyler and his twin sister had their own problems but friendships are the underlying theme in this book. It was fast paced, riveting, real teen language that I loved and I didn't want it to end. I seriously hope Anderson will write a sequel featuring more cyborgs. I don't have a rating system but this YA book is a must read." - Nitty Gritty YA Writing

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Author's Bio

Maree Anderson writes paranormal romance, fantasy, and young adult books. She lives in beautiful New Zealand, home of hobbits, elves, and kiwis-both the fruit and the two-legged flightless variety. Her first novel for young adults, the multi-award-winning Freaks of Greenfield High, was optioned for TV, and currently has over 2 million reads on Wattpad. Alas, Freaks didn't make it to the small screen, but it sure was a fun ride while it lasted. Readers will be pleased to know she is definitely planning to write more books in her popular Freaks and Crystal Warriors series.

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