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One by Sarah Crossan

Grace and Tippi are twins - conjoined twins. And their lives are about to change. No longer able to afford homeschooling, they must venture into the world - a world of stares, sneers and cruelty. Will they find more than that at school? Can they find real friends? And what about love? But what neither Grace or Tippi realises is that a heart-wrenching decision lies ahead. A decision that could tear them apart. One that will change their lives even more than they ever imagined...From Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Sarah Crossan, this moving and beautifully crafted novel about identity, sisterhood and love ultimately asks one question: what does it mean to want and have a soulmate?

My thoughts
There are no words to do justice to how perfect this book is. Just wonderful.

I didn't think I liked books that were written in prose but boy was I wrong. This book had me hooked from the first line and a sobbing mess by the end. It is so beautifully written.

The story revolves around the story of Grace and Tippi conjoined twins and the challenges they face on a daily basis are fascinating. Beyond the obvious physical challenges the way in which they are treated by people who meet them and treat them like they should be an exhibit in a zoo made me cross at humanity even though you can see why people are so curious about them.

I cannot recommend this book highly enough and am probably going to reread very soon.