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Extract Five from Trouble by Non Pratt

I am so excited to have an extract from Trouble by Non Pratt, a book that I have been dying to read from the moment I heard about the book deal last year

A boy. A girl. A bump. Trouble.
Hannah’s smart and funny … she’s also fifteen and pregnant. Aaron is new at school and doesn’t want to attract attention. So why does he offer to be the pretend dad to Hannah’s unborn baby?
Growing up can be trouble but that’s how you find out what really matters.

I’m feeling reckless.

“Bored?" Hannah says, reading my mind.
"That's an understatement," I mutter, then worry that I've offended her since she hangs out in the park every week. "Maybe it's just me. I'm not in the mood."
"It's not just you. This place is better in the daytime, when the swings are for kids and the roundabout isn't weighed down with drunken basketball morons."
I look at her and wonder what she'd be doing here during daylight hours. She reads my mind once more.
"I come here with my sister a lot." Her face lightens underneath all the make-up. "She's five."
"What's her name?" I ask, surprised to find I'm curious about someone else's life. It's been a while since that happened.
"Lola − although we call her Lolly," Hannah says, then glances down at her bottle and chucks it in the bin. "Let's get out of here."

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night said…
nice post :)