Watch Me Disappear

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Starting over at a new school for senior year of high school doesn't have to be a nightmare--if you friend the right people and aren't afraid to break a few rules. And if there's one thing Lizzie wants as she walks into the halls of her third high school it's a senior year she'll always remember. More
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About Diane V. Mulligan

I am the author of three novels. My most recent, What She Inherits, will be published in January, 2017. My first novel, Watch Me Disappear (2012), which was a finalist in the Kindle Book Review's Best Indie Book Awards in the Young Adult category in 2013, and my second, The Latecomers Fan Club (2013), which was named a 2014 IndieReader Discovery Award winner. In 2015, I released a brief guide book to self-publishing called The Sane Person's Guide to Self-Publishing.

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Reviews of Watch Me Disappear by Diane V. Mulligan

Stephanie Ziegler reviewed on June 23, 2013

Wow! I could not put this book down. I felt like I was reliving my younger years.

The book is written in Lizzie's point-of-view. It is fast reading and is exactly like a teenager's mind. Pure honesty of mind versus speaking words that people only wanted to hear.

The title, Watch Me Disappear, applies not only to Lizzie, the main character, but to Maura as well. This book teaches important lessons through Lizzie, but pay attention to Maura. Sometimes issues are far greater and easier to hide than my best friend stole the boy I like.

I felt so many emotions reading this book. Happiness reflecting on my first kiss, anger remembering the popular girl who made my middle school years hell, pity and sadness knowing what these kids were going through and no one recognizing any of it to help. My mother is a mirror of Lizzie's mother. And I was Maura. I felt great empathy and understanding and I hope this book opens the eyes of teens and their parents.

Until next time, live life one page at a time!
(reviewed 7 months after purchase)
Joanne Molay reviewed on Dec. 19, 2012

This was an interesting and well written YA book. It's about a high school senior that is finally breaking out of her shell and learning about life. I enjoyed reading the book because it made me reminisce about my high school experience. I recommend this book to my friends that enjoy Young Adult novels.
(reviewed 4 days after purchase)
Megan reviewed on Dec. 18, 2012

I wasn't sure what to expect what I started this, but I absolutely loved it. Lizzie is starting senior year at a new school and has never quite fit in. She is very real and very honest. She calls herself out on selfishness and being quick to judge, acknowledging that she's disappointed in herself. She goes through making and losing friends, popularity and all that entails. She actually reminds me a lot of my high school self, and a lot of people could probably relate.
(reviewed 5 days after purchase)

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