Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omololu



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Lucy has spent her entire life keeping secrets.  Growing up, she never could have friends over.  If only her mom were normal, and their house wasn't so disgusting and so out-of-control.  Now that Lucy is becoming more popular at school, and she has a hot guy interested in her for the first time, she knows she won't be able to keep hiding her lifestyle from her friends much longer.  Her mom was a hoarder.  She kept buying more and more junk, letting everything pile up - while important bills were left unpaid.  Living without her mom might just be Lucy's solution....right?  When tragedy strikes, Lucy finds herself in the position of covering everything up - including her mother's sudden death....