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Lauren has always known she was adopted but when a little research turns up the possibility that she was snatched from an American family as a baby, suddenly Lauren’s life seems like a sham. How can she find her biological parents? And are her adoptive parents really responsible for kidnapping her? She manages to persuade her family to take a trip across the Atlantic where she runs away to try and find the truth. But the circumstances of her disappearance are murky and Lauren’s kidnappers are still at large and willing to do anything to keep her silent…
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  1. Matilda said:

    This is truly one of the best books i have read. This was one of the hardest books to put down, it was so intriguing and interesting to read this book has a so much suspense and it was so good to read. i love suspense when reading books which made the book 10000 more times better to read. i could never imagine how i would feel if i was in any of there positions i would 100% recommend this book for anyone. This book is about love friendship caring and being grateful and is filled with so much suspense. I give this book a big 10/10

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  2. This nail-biting thriller has to be one of my all time favourites! Based around a teenage girl who was kidnapped from her family at the age of 3 and sold to another. At 14, Lauren heads out to find her true birth family along with her best friend, Jam. Problem is, the leads they have suggest that Lauren is really from America, not England where she grew up, and her parents aren’t about to send her halfway across the world. This means they will have to run away, and as it turns out, Lauren and Jam are not as safe as they might think, with her kidnapper on the loose who will go to extraordinary measures to keep Lauren away from her birth family. The first book to an incredible series. The book is super fast-paced and full of suspenseful plot twist that will leave you fearing for Lauren and Jam’s lives! You will NOT be able to put it down!! I give this book a 9.78/10. Love it!

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  3. Girl Missing by Sophie McKenzie is a thrilling book that left me wanting more. It is about a girl called Lauren who finds out that her parents aren’t her biological ones and convinces them to go on holiday to America so she can find answers…….If looking for a book to read, I would recommend this. It is mysterious and also a little romantic. My heart stopped and started during this book because of all the unpredictable events. THIS IS A AMAZING BOOK!!!!

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  4. This nail biting story got me hooked in the first couple of chapters and after that I couldn’t stop! I love it how after every chapter there is suspense that wants you to go back for more and more. My favourite character was Lauren becauseI loved that sense of hope and persistence she had to find out that missing puzzle in her life… her real family. But at the same time Jam was also my favourite because he showed Lauren his unconditional love to her throughout the book, like he flew across the globe for her! I really recommend this book for people who like to be on edge reading a book and also loves mystery. This book goes down as one of my favourite books i’ve read because it has all the things i like: mystery, some romance and determination. 10/10

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  5. I absolutely loved and fully enjoyed this book, it told me a interesting and engaging story. There was many cliff hangers and drama all throughout the book which kept me coming back for more, Girl missing had me bitting my nails all throughout the book just wondering what would happen next! In this book you really see the main character Lauren grow as a person and go through a lot of emotions trying to find the meaning of her life and why she is where she. I would highly recommend this book to young girls who like crime and mysteries. i rate this book a 9/10.

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  6. Girl Missing – I loved this book because it really brings you in and you can’t put the book down once you start to read it, when i was told to go to bed I refused because I didn’t want to put the book down. Lauren (the main character) is amazing she was abducted when little put into another family and has found out that they aren’t her family she travels on planes and buses to find her real parents
    I rate this book a solid 10/10

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  7. Ariel van der Poll said:

    I loved reading Girl Missing.
    This book is about Lauren. Lauren is adopted, but her (adoptive) parents won’t tell her anything about her birth parents. This makes Lauren upset. But, one day, Lauren finds something on the internet; it’s a photo of her, on a missing children’s website! With some more research and info, Lauren discovers that things are a bit more complicated than a legal adoption. Are her adoptive parents responsible for kidnapping her? Maybe not, maybe so. All that she knows, is that her kidnappers are still at large, and are willing to do anything to get rid of her……
    This book is extremely compelling, and I enjoyed reading it thoroughly. It was a book that constantly left you on cliffhangers. This story is also a bit heartbreaking too. It has a very mysterious air about it, but also covers an interesting and important topic.
    A complete nail-biter that I recommend for ages 12+.
    I give this book an 9/10.

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  8. Isabella said:

    GIRL MISSING :
    I loved this book so much it was so good. This book is about a adopted girl,Lauren she always known she was adopted but one day when she has to do a who am I essay she realises she don’t know who she is and with her parent not want to tell her anything she does some research and discovers a missing child website and one of the children fit her description from there it’s all just twist and turns that will have your stomachs in a knot by the end.

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  9. Stella said:

    This book is about a teenage girl named Lauren. Lauren is adopted and has no idea who her real family is. One day, eager to find out more about her real family, Lauren searches up her name on a missing children website and is taken on an adventure filled with many twists and turns. She finds out that she may have been snatched away from her fmaily as a baby.

    Honestly, i wasn’t hooked on this book at the start. It is so up and down, so weird. It starts off pretty bland and boring, but builds to an action packed and heartwarming ending. I absolutely loved the last few chapters. I love the bond between Madison and Lauren, and how in times off stress and pain they are a comfort to one another. Though I do really enjoy the ending, the start is very slow and takes you a few chapters to get into. My favourite character is definitely Madison. She is just so adorable and we are delivered so many heartwarming and cute parts with her, especially the part when she is showing Lauren the photos of her as a baby.

    The author has truly managed to keep us on the edge of our seat, excite us, (sometimes bore us), capture our hearts, and been able to write a not all fairytales and rainbows book. She was able to show that there isn’t always sunshine in finding out who you are, and it’s not easy. She has been able to shed light on traumatic situations such as kidnapping and suicide in a tasteful manner. This isn’t always an easy task, and i believe she has done this in a lovely way. 

    Overall, I actually would recommend this book for people who are interested in mystery and some adventure that keeps you on the edge of your seat. It is really a book that can be read by all teens.

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  10. Jessica said:

    Girl missing is an adventures book full of exiting twist and turns. This book is so hard to put down I had to keep reading! This books about a girl thats adopted she has to do an assignment for school about who she is she realises she doesn’t who she is. She goes on a crazy journey with her best friend to find her parents. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who loves mystery and action. There also a sequel so you can read the whole series! I would definitely recommend this book and I rate it a 8/10 and would recommend this book to anyone over 12 +

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  11. Girl Missing, revolves around a girl called Lauren, who is in search for her birth mother after discovering that she was adopted from a very young age. She uncovers many mysteries with the help of her friend Jam and travels across the country to venture out into the unknown to receive answers about her past.

    Reading the novel ‘Girl Missing’, has not only broadened my vocabulary, but it has taught me to never lose hope, even in difficult times. I have loved all of the chapters in, ‘Girl Missing’, because they have hooked me in right from the beginning, and left me feeling excited or nervous to turn the page to uncover a new secret. ‘Girl Missing’, has certainly been anything but boring. It has been an exciting novel, with some sad moments, but it was very interesting to read about Lauren’s journey and her difficult life.

    Overall, the book taught me many lessons, but also made me laugh in certain parts and kept me on the edge of my seat eager to know more. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves mystery and adventure themed books, with a twist of romance and many unexpected turns along the way.

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  12. kaitlyn said:

    Girl Missing was an absolutely amazing book, with so many cliff-hangers and suspenseful moments throughout the whole book. While reading I could barely put the book down but I had to convince myself to stop as I was doing it for lit circles at school, it was so good and has made it into my top 10, this book really interested me considering I don’t really like reading that much. Girl Missing is all about a girl who has always known that she was adopted but one day she has a project for school in English, it’s about her and she soon realises she doesn’t really know about herself and where she came from. this sounds crazy to her but she finds out that there was a possibility of her being kidnapped from an American family, her biological family. Lauren is keen to travel across the world to try and find her biological parents. What if her adoptive parents helped kidnap her? When she finally is able to convince the family to take a trip over to America where she plans to run away from them and find her biological parents. But the circumstances of her disappearance are murky and Lauren’s kidnappers are still at large and willing to do anything to keep her silent. I definitely recommend this book and would rate it a 5/5.

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  13. This book has been amazing and I would defiantly read it again! Lauren’s personality and feelings was well shown throughout the story, especially when she had those dreams. The tension throughout the book was absolutely incredible, this book just lifted me off my seat and I was upset that I had to stop reading as I just wanted to keep reading forever. rate 7/10

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  14. Kasey said:

    I loved Girl, Missing and reread it several times, because when you pick up this book, you will never put it down! Some like me, will stay up till midnight reading it, others will want to stay on each cliff-hanger and wait until the next night.

    This book is about a teenager, Lauren, who knew she was adopted but never knew her real family. No-one had kept any secrets from her, but one day, she decided to look for her true family. This decision sends her on journey into chaos, puzzles, and real danger with her best friend, Jam.

    It’s not a book to read if you just want a ‘happy ever after’ adventure, but I would really recommend this book to everyone aged 9 – 14+, I loved this book.

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  15. I read this book for year 7 lit circles and thoroughly enjoyed it. In this book Lauren goes on an adventure like no other. She always knew that she was adopted, but when she found out more of the dark secrets that her parents were hiding, her life suddenly took a turn. She goes on a journey with her friend, someone very special to her. This book is very exciting and I believe the author has beautifully constructed a novel worth reading.

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  16. Marissa said:

    Girl, Missing by Sophie McKenzie is an awesome mystery book. I could read it again and again and never get bored. I loved how it finished and now I really want to read the sequel Sister, Missing. My favourite character was Madison, Laurens little sister. She is cute, funny and she always looks on the bright side of things. I would recommend this book to people are 11+. It’s definitely a 10/10 book, and I have loved reading it in Lit Circles. If you like mystery, romance and adventure novels, then this is the book for you!

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  17. ‘Girl Missing’ was an amazing, adventurous, mysterious, emotional book! There were always ups and downs in every chapter. A new problem that would need to be solved.
    Lauren knew she was adopted but it really got thinking when her task was to write an ‘essay’ about her family. The thing is, she didn’t really know her biological family. She didn’t know who her parents were, if he had any siblings, aunts and uncles. She didn’t know any of that.

    The whole book was basically about Lauren finding out about her past that she knew nothing about. She did everything she could to get the information she needed (with her best friend Jam alongside her.) For example; she broke an entry at an Adoption agency just to find out that the information she was looking for was not there. This must of broke her heart.
    Eventually in the end, she ended up finding her mother and brothers and sisters. Her mother was arrested (which she deserved it.)

    My favourite character overall would definitely be Lauren all the way. She is such a smart, intelligent, smart human being! She stops at nothing to get what she wants!
    My least favourite character at the end of the book was Lauren’s mother (Soniya.) How dare she hurt that child. I was so glad when she got arrested!

    I would recommend this book to all ages and especially those people who like a good adventure and mystery!

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  18. kaitlyn said:

    girl missing was a very interesting book with Lauren going through her ups and downs but with jam always supporting her Lauren and jam go through a number of scary moments but get through them in the end. my favourite character is Maddy because she is so cute an innocent and i hated how Shelby would always bully her, i think Annie was a bit weird but i think sam was really nice. over all i would rate this book a 4/5. and definitely recommend people to read it

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  19. Indigo said:

    This book has been amazing and I would defiantly read it again! I am currently reading this for lit circles and I am about 3/4 of the way through. It has been a rollercoaster of events and has had me on the edge of my seat the whole time. My favourite character is Jam since he is kind, caring, talented, humorous, and compassionate towards Lauren. I would recommend this to people aged about 12+ and rate it 50/10! I would also recommend it for people who are into crime, mystery and romance kinds of books.

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  20. indi L said:

    i have been reading girl missing for lit circles and it has been really enjoyable to read. its about a girl named Lauren and she has to do a school project on herself about who she really is. she realises that she doesn’t know much about her past and she slowly learns that she is adopted. i defiantly recommend this book.

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  21. I read Girl Missing last year for lit circles, and I found it really enjoyable. It was action packed and although it is fictional I found it realistic enough and quite easy to follow. It is centred around a girl called Lauren who knows that she is adopted, but her parents neglect to tell her who her biological parents are. Because they refuse to tell her Lauren decides to find out for herself, and after doing some researching finds a girl that was reported missing that seems eerily similar to herself. So her and her best friend Jam leave their home to find her family. Jam would have to be my favourite character in this book, as he is really supportive and loyal to Lauren even though she can be a bit rude and quite selfish at times. I think that this book flows really well and I was constantly wondering and changing my mind on if her parents were responsible for kidnapping her which kept me wanting to continue reading.
    I would give this book a 9/10 and recommend it to anyone aged 11 +

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  22. Girl Missing- Girl missing is my favourite book that i have ever read. it is nail biting and very detailed. The genre of the novel is Fiction, children’s literature, and adventure fiction. The novel is written by Sophie Mackenzie, and i love how she writes with so much detail. The book is about how a teenage girl named Lauren, who knew she was adopted but never knew her real family, and her parents will refuse to tell Lauren who they are. So one day Lauren decides to go on a adventure and find out her past and her family, she takes her best friend jam with her and together they go threw chaos puzzles and real danger, but that doesn’t stop her from finding out clues and answers, Along the way you start to find that there is a bit of a romance that goes on between Lauren and Jam. My favourite character would have to be Lauren because i love her determination and how she doesn’t give up until she reaches her goal, Lauren is very inspiring and definitely someone to look up to. Lauren’s bravery is very strong considering the things she goes threw. I would recommend this book to ages 9-14+ and especially to people that love reading mystery and thriller books. Reading this book i never got bored of it because there was always something happening in each and every chapter. Girl Missing is a brilliant book.

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  23. I really did enjoy reading this book, it was mysterious and at the end of every chapter this book had left me with so many questions and theories, the suspense was unreal. The author of this book, Sophie McKenzie had obvioulsy put a lot of thought and effort into this novel as it was such a well written story, I found it extremely difficult to put this book down, I was dying to continue on reading and finding out more about the mysterious adoption of the main character Lauren Matthews. Speaking of the characters, my favourite was Jam. Jam was such a cheerful and exciting character, Jam seemed to make even the worst parts of the book bareable with his sarcastic yet hilarious humuor. He was the perfect side kick for Lauren, helping her out with all of her missions to finding out her true past.

    Lauren really did have a character development. At the beginning of the book, Lauren had tend to shut a lot of people out, especially her parents, she acted as if she was the only one who felt sad and had a problem that brought her pain, she had acted like this through a lot of the book, oblivious to the people in pain around her. She was quite stubborn and self-willed when it came to hatching a plan or even just simply talking to someone. Towards the end of the book, Lauren had begun to open up, she had finally given a lot of different people a chance in trying to help her. Lauren was the best self developed character at the end of Girl missing. My least favourite character was Sonya. Sonya had really frustrated me while reading this book, eveytime Lauren and Jam had discovered a plan to become one step closer to figuring things out, Sonya was always there to spoil that plan.

    Over all I really enjoyed reading Girl missing, it was quite mysterious and at some points a frightening book, but in the end happy. I give girl missing a 9/10 and totally recomend that you should read it!

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  24. I really loved the book Girl Missing. My favourite characters were definitely Jam and Lauran because they both support each other no matter what. The story for the book is so interesting and I loved going on Lauran and Jams adventure. It was really interesting and was always keeping me on my toes. This movie is romantic yet also suspenseful. I would recommend this book to anyone 12 years and over. I would rate this book a 9/10.

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  25. Girl Missing, revolves around a girl called Lauren, who is in search for her birth mother after discovering that she was adopted from a very young age. She uncovers many mysteries with the help of her friend Jam and travels across the country to venture out into the unknown to receive answers about her past.

    Reading the novel ‘Girl Missing’, has not only broadened my vocabulary, but it has taught me to never lose hope, even in difficult times. I have loved all of the chapters in, ‘Girl Missing’, because they have hooked me in right from the beginning, and left me feeling excited or nervous to turn the page to uncover a new secret. ‘Girl Missing’, has certainly been anything but boring. It has been an exciting novel, with some sad moments, but it was very interesting to read about Lauren’s journey and her difficult life.

    Overall, the book taught me many lessons, but also made me laugh in certain parts and kept me on the edge of my seat eager to know more. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves mystery and adventure themed books, with a twist of romance and many unexpected turns along the way.

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  26. Sienna said:

    I was really interested in reading Girl Missing for lit circles. My favourite character was Lauren as she never gave up looking for her real parents. i really like Jam as he was always there for Lauren. i give this a 10/10.

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  27. Georgina said:

    Wow! Girl Missing was so thrilling, exciting and I couldn’t put it down. It had me on the edge of my seat from page 1. I definitely recommend you read this if you want some mystery. This exhilarating book is full of twists and turns. My favourite character was Jam. He is the sweetest person and he was so selfless. 10/10

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  28. I read this book for year 7 lit circles and thoroughly enjoyed it. In this book Lauren goes on an adventure like no other. She always knew that she was adopted, but when she found out more of the dark secrets that her parents were hiding, her life suddenly took a turn. She goes on a journey with her friend, someone very special to her. This book is very exciting and I believe the author has beautifully constructed a novel worth reading.

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  29. Wow ! is the word that comes to mind when I think about the book girl missing. It is my favourite book that I have read. With the main character Lauren going on a adventure and getting in trouble along the way but she does not face it all alone her best friend Jam faces it with her. Can you imagine growing up your whole life not knowing anything from when you were born? This big Adventure just starts from her English teacher giving her a essay to write about who she is. Jam would have to be one of my favourite characters he brings so much humour, happiness and great ideas into the book. I found this book so hard to put down and all I wanted to do is read more. I really recommend this book to you its full of mystery and nail bitting adventures. This book is a definate 10/10

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  30. This is the first book in a series of captivating books by Sophie McKenzie. I am so pleased I began this journey as I have now read all three books and they all had me on the edge of my seat. My favourite part was when Lauren and Jam broke into the adoption agency because it was spooky and mysterious at the same time. It really drew me in. The author does a great job of making you feel like you are experiencing what the characters are going through. There is not one thing I would change about this book, it had a great mix of suspense, action, mystery, twists, friendships and teamwork.

    I would recommend this book for young teens looking to develop their reading at the next level. I really loved that there were another 2 books to continue on with once this one was finished. It is best to read Girl Missing, Sister Missing and then Me Missing, in order to follow the story completely.

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  31. Girl missing centres around Lauren and her struggle with her self-identity because she was adopted. In the book Lauren and her best friend Jam travel away from where she was brought up to try and discover her birth parents. Shady details about her adoption are uncovered and themes like mystery and romance are rampant throughout the novel. The plot is very well written and anyone who enjoys a bit of suspense will love this book.

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  32. This book is a great book that I read this year. It is about a girl called Lauren who has a feeling that she is adopted and goes through so much effort and adventure to find out if its true. It is an amazing book and I read over a couple of days! I recommend it to anyone who loves a thriller and adventure!!! This book was actually recommended to me by some friends who read it for Lit Circles and I really enjoyed it. I would rate it a 9/10 and I think every 13 and 14 year old should read it!!!

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  33. Rhani said:

    Girl Missing…..

    What words can I use to describe Girl Missing…

    For a start I could describe is as fun and entertaining, But how does it make that sound entertaining. More descriptive words would be Mystery, Family, Love and Friendship. From the beginning of Girl Missing it reeled me in. Lauren, Jam, Maddie, Sonia, Shelby, Mum, Dad, Annie and Sam the main characters in the book. The events that happen from when Lauren finds the missing page.. to when she finds her identity are shocking, nothing can beat girl missing. It is a love, family and I life changing journey. I guarantee that if you read Girl Missing you will fall in to a black hole full of emotion for all the characters. The black hole is filled up with love, hate, sadness and aggression. There is no way that you can put down this book. I must admit that every now and again there would be that chapter when nothing interesting would happen and it would just be a conversation. But there was no way I would stop for just one chapter would not last long…

    I love Girl Missing and I recommend it for everyone

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  34. Reagan said:

    Girl missing – girl missing is my all time favourite book. I only finished reading it a few days ago, but no doubt I will be reading this more and more. This book just continued to make me want to read and read it. Lauren has such a brave and confident personality, she always does what she wants to do and never gives up, she continues to fight and find out more and more about her history and to find out more her real parents and that is why I just love Lauren. Jam would have to be my favourite character because he is just such a kind friend to Lauren and would do anything just to be with her. I recommend this book to mainly teenagers. I rate this book 10/10.

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  35. Girl Missing- Girl missing is my favourite book that i have ever read. it is nail biting and very detailed. The genre of the novel is Fiction, children’s literature, and adventure fiction. The novel is written by Sophie Mackenzie, and i love how she writes with so much detail. The book is about how a teenage girl named Lauren, who knew she was adopted but never knew her real family, and her parents will refuse to tell Lauren who they are. So one day Lauren decides to go on a adventure and find out her past and her family, she takes her best friend jam with her and together they go threw chaos puzzles and real danger, but that doesn’t stop her from finding out clues and answers, Along the way you start to find that there is a bit of a romance that goes on between Lauren and Jam. My favourite character would have to be Lauren because i love her determination and how she doesn’t give up until she reaches her goal, Lauren is very inspiring and definitely someone to look up to. Lauren’s bravery is very strong considering the things she goes threw. I would recommend this book to ages 9-14+ and especially to people that love reading mystery and thriller books. Reading this book i never got bored of it because there was always something happening in each and every chapter. Girl Missing is a brilliant book.

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  36. Girl Missing is another great book that i have read. i love how this book has a lot of mystery and the feeling of unknown. I enjoy going on Lauren’s journey with her to find her real family. I liked finding out new things about Lauren during the book. This book was hard to put down and it was really great to read. I recommend this book to anyone who loves a mystery.

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  37. Mycalah said:

    I love this book, it continues to keep you in suspense throughout the whole book and at the end leaves you only wanting more and more. This is definitely a nail biting book, and with some books i can predict what will happen next, but this was the complete opposite for Girl Missing. I continued to be surprised by the new characters and the things they did. I definitely recommend this book for anyone looking for a good read.

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  38. This book is about a girl called Lauren who has a feeling that she is adopted and goes on this huge adventure to find out if it is true or not. She does this challenge with her best friend Jam. During her adventure she is separated from her family, on limited money and almost gets herself and other people killed. It is an amazing book and I could not put it down! I recommend it to anyone who loves a thriller! loved Girl, Missing and reread it several times, because when you pick up this book, you will never put it down! Some like me, will stay up till midnight reading it, others will want to stay on each cliff-hanger and wait until the next night.

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  39. This book is about a girl called Lauren who has a feeling that she is adopted and goes on this huge adventure to find out if it is true or not. She does this challenge with her best friend Jam. During her adventure she is separated from her family, on limited money and almost gets herself and other people killed. It is an amazing book and I could not put it down! I recommend it to anyone who loves a thriller!

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  40. Rosie said:

    I loved this book!! I 100% recommend this book to girls that love crime and to be left on the edge of your seat. I never ever want to put it down, it is my favourite book ever. I loved following Lauren on her journey and finding out her past life. Overall, its was an absolutely amazing read, with cliff-hangers and suspense throughout the whole book. I can’t wait to read the other two books because i loved this one so so much! I would rate this book a 11/10!

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  41. This book is about a girl called Lauren who has a feeling that she is adopted and goes on this huge adventure to find out if it is true or not. She does this challenge with her best friend Jam. During her adventure she is separated from her family, on limited money and almost gets herself and other people killed. It is an amazing book and I could not put it down! I recommend it to anyone who loves a thriller!

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  42. Hannah said:

    Girl Missing was an absolutely amazing read, with cliff-hangers and suspense throughout the whole book. While reading I could barely out the book down, it was that good. Girl Missing is all about a girl who has always known that she was adopted but during an English essay questions about where she came from. There was a possibility of her being kidnapped from an American family. Lauren is willing to travel across the world to try and find her biological parents. What if her adoptive parents helped kidnap her? When she finally is able to convince the family to take a trip over to America where she plans to run away from them and find her biological parents. But the circumstances of her disappearance are murky and Lauren’s kidnappers are still at large and willing to do anything to keep her silent…
    I recommend this book to ages 11+, I rate this book an 8.5/10. I absolutely loved this book and it was full of suspense and mystery.

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  43. Grace D said:

    Girl, Missing was a thoroughly exciting book in which I profoundly enjoyed reading. I loved following Lauren on her journey and finding out her past life. I feel as though Lauren has changed significantly throughout her journey as she has uncovered the truth about her past as well as becoming more courageous and brave. I also believe that Lauren has shown a variety of emotions throughout her journey, yet she hasn’t given up instead she has continued to uncover events of the past. My favourite characters have been Jam, Glane and now Madison. I belive that having Madison as a sister has helped Lauren embrace her birth family. I also think that Madison is an optimistic character, who has come to love Lauren and has welcomed her immensely. Jam and Glane have supported Lauren profoundly and supported every decision she has made. Jam has also been there for Lauren throughout her journey and has helped her overcome any emotional or physical hurdles. I feel as though Lauren has had many difficulties with her birth family, however, she has come to love them. Whilst reading Girl, Missing I believe that it has been detailed and captivating book. I loved reading Girl, Missing as it has been an interesting and captivating book. I would highly recommend this book particularly to those aged 11 and above.

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  44. Holly said:

    Girl Missing, I loved this book so much! It was really interesting to read and i just couldn’t put it down. Lauren was adopted, to her thats old news, but a recent project got her thinking. The project was ” Who am I?” Lauren, thought about it, who was she? She didn’t even know her real parents. This started a whole chain of events. Jam, Lauren’s best friends help hers through out the book and is just the most loyal, kind and caring best friend there ever is. Jam is a character everyone just falls in love with, I know I did!
    This book is just so good and I recommend this book to people who love action, thriller, adventure and romance. I give this a 10/10 I loved it so much!

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  45. Abbey said:

    Wow, I defiantly was not expecting that finish, so intense but so sad. I’m so happy that both of the familys worked something out but then it still again I wish I could jump into the book and just take Laurent to her adoption family. The tension throughout the book was absolutely incredible, this book just lifted me off my seat and I was upset that I had to stop reading as I just wanted to keep reading forever. It was such an up and down book like my emotions got a bit confused sometimes as some parts it was so happy but then again sad and I felt like crying.
    I recommend this book to people who likes intense movies and a who likes taking risks that could change your life forever.

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  46. I love, love, LOVE Girl Missing!!! Girl missing is thrilling and sometimes leaves you on cliff hangers. I like Lauren as a character in this book because she is not afraid to go after what she wants and when every thing falls apart she learns that she loves what was right in front of her the whole time.

    When you are reading the book you can already start to imagine what the characters look like in your head and when reading the scenes it makes reading it better because you can imagine it happening.

    I can’t wait to read the other two books I can only imagine that they are just as good as the first one. I completely recommend this book to anyone that is interested.

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  47. This book is my favourite book of all time! Girl Missing is all about a girl called Lauren who goes missing when she is very young. When Lauren finds this out she instantly wants to find out about her past. Lauren and her best friend Jam go to the complete other side of the continent to get answers. Along the way she comes across situations that are potentially life threatening. I recommend this book to anyone who loves mysteries, dramas or adventure.

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  48. Marcie said:

    I am reading this book in Lit Circles at the moment and I just can’t put it down! I wouldn’t be able to function not knowing my family! I think that this book has a real sense of wonder and mystery! I think that this is an amazing and an emotional book mixed together.
    10/10

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  49. Oh My Goodness…I am absolutely in love with this book ! I never ever want to put it down, it is my favorite book ever. I love all of the mysterious questions that haven’t been told yet. One of my favourite part of the book is that whenever one question is answered another question comes into the story. All of the mysteries and lies, make the book so exciting and make you want to keep on reading. Whenever I am up to the chapter where I have to stop reading I almost want to cry. I never ever want to put this book down. I really like Lauren, she’s probably my favourite character. the way that she is so determined to find everything out without even knowing what might happen. That is what I call brave. This book is never boring, there is always something happening. When is say all of the time I really mean all of the time, there is never a part in the book where I get bored and all of the characters make it even better. The personalities are great. All of the characters are a little bit different and sometimes odd but that just makes everything better. The characters are all so important and I personally think that ven if just one of the character was not in the book there would be a part of the book missing. I love everything about this book and I would definitely recommend it to everyone who loves an interesting and mysterious book.

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  50. Tamara said:

    I recently read Girl, Missing and it is now one of my favourite books. It is well written and it definitely gets you biting your nails! Lauren’s personality and feelings was well shown throughout the story, especially when she had those dreams. The character ‘Jam’ was definitely a character anybody could fall in love with, his caring personality was something any girl would love! I can’t wait to read the next book/sequel of Girl, Missing (Sister, Missing) and I totally recommend reading this book, you will not regret it!

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  51. I really loved the book Girl Missing. My favourite character was Jam, because he was always supporting Lauran, and going along on her adventure, even though it put their lives at risk. They run into criminals as they find out about Lauran’s parents, and are close to death. But luckily, Jam is there to save the day. If you are looking for a romantic suspense novel, this one is for you. I rate this book a 11/10.

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  52. i really liked the book (girl missing) its about a girl that is adopt and then she has to do a school project on her self and she slowly learns the secrets about her really mum and dad she try’s so hard to find all the secrets i really recommend this book to girls that like a bit of crime and mystery

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