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Hardcover; 447 pages
Release Date: August 2, 2011
She's also joined by Alex Berg, a quiet boy from her high school who was killed by a hit-and-run driver. The two keep each other company, floating in and out of memories and trying to piece together the details of what happened to each of them.
In her regular life, Liz was a runner. It wasn't abnormal for her to run 8-10 miles per day. But as memories from closer to her death begin to surface, Liz finds that she'd been running much more than normal, and that she'd all but stopped eating. Liz's mother, who died when Liz was nine, had battled anorexia as well, and those around her worry that Liz was following in her mother's footsteps. But something more sinister was consuming Liz from the inside out...
"Of all the people to end up dead with," he says, shaking his head, "it had to be you, didn't it?" ~ Page 116
"Then what else did you see, Alex? Did you see what happened that night on the boat?" Something is changing. He begins to appear wispy, almost translucent. "What's happening to you? Alex?" ~ Page 388