Losing it by Lizzie Wilcock, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Losing it [Lizzie Wilcock] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. And then there is Zak, the new guy at school, who Gabbie is falling for in a big way. Suddenly life isn’t so easy. And Gabbie is losing the things she needs most.

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Titles may be used, but not actual lyrics. But basically my intentions were that Gabbie and Zak would have a wonderful relationship, Zoe would be ok and her parents would split up, thus relieving her of the pain of her situation with domestic violence. Silly me, I now realise. Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page.

It feels like a real chapter from Gabbie’s life. Hi Lisa I have some copies of both Losing and Grieve in boxes in my house.

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Feb 01, Ally rated it it was amazing. Try reading Grieve, though. It is indeed my favourite novel and even I can still relate to Gabbie and the dramas she goes through.

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Her family is changing, and that may become the biggest problem of all.

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This was so beyond disappointing to me. Jul 31, Sally Bore rated it it was amazing. A good, well written book, well done to Lizzie Wilcock! The message I am hoping to give to teenagers is that sexual abuse can happen anywhere with anyone and you need to be aware of the signs along the way to prevent it getting g out of hand like it did with Gabbie and Uncle Darryl. Please write some more books.


She is just beginning to get interested in boys and has never really thought about her own attractiveness before until Whitney points it out to her. I picked up this book in the sense that it would be a nice light read addressing current teenage struggles about growing up and romance. Details Collect From N A HI Thanks for writing the books i will have to buy another book of yours.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It may have summed one problem but there were certainly a lot of doors left wide open. The ending, when Gabbie tells her parents was a bit of a letdown, to be honest, for me.

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I would have loved to have written a follow up but my publishers thought the story was finished. But on the other hand I am disgusted with it; I was completely freaked out and disturbed on a thousand levels. My favourite parts of the book are the romance scenes when Gabbie first meets Zak at the skatepark and then they sit together in English, and later science.

I have read it twice and it was amazing; I loved it.

We will contact you if necessary. Would absolutely NOT recommend. Vivian rated it really liked it Oct 15, Hi Imogen I apologise for not responding sooner, but it is that mad time of the year when I am marking school work and writing reports.

I was hooked from the beginning. Twice, I think that’s saying something. Year 9 is a good age to be reading it. It is a very special book to me because it is so personal in many ways. The fact that the main character experienced these without, maybe, dealing with them in the best way possible is more realistic, too, than some novels that portray the protagonist as the lizzi who gets everything right in the end, maybe to put Apart from some clunky writing – and keeping in mind it was probably aimed at readers younger than me – I liked the mixture of fairly benign teenage dramas alongside the more serious issues that don’t touch everyone, but are common enough to be wary about.


It should be available in a library somewhere. Thanks for being a fan of my Young Adult novels. Thank you so much for writing such amazing stories. Let me know what you think of Grieve.

Wilvock 30, Sarajane rated it really oosing it. There are the more common, highschool issues, such as peer pressure and puberty. The friendship between Gabbie and Whitney opened up to include Zoe but not Erica.

Thanks for your comment. Because every single thing in this book can happen to me this very second.

But at the end –the painful, horrifying end– I felt like my entire world was flipped upside down. The Day The World Ended.

What I didnt mention before is that I read all the time! I like to give books a good go and will always try and see the positive side, but with this book just no. Perhaps it was that lucky coincidence that caused Scholastic to sign me up! Even my teenage sons liked Extinction and screamed out when they saw it as a prize on a pm kids TV show ….