J. T. Dutton
My best friend, Katy, says a person with a sparkly two-part name like Kelly Louise should be guaranteed a little glamour and excitement and not be forced to move back to Mom's middle-of-nowhere hometown—now the center of a media frenzy since a farmer found an infant in his cornfield. (It just slipped from some mystery mother's body without anyone noticing.) Bizzaro.But Baby Grace shadows every hair flip, every wink, and is keeping me from losing my virginity, despite my dynamite new boots. Even Katy doesn't have any more good advice. The one boy around who rates anywhere near acceptable on the Maximum Man Scale only has eyes for my cousin, Natalie, who only has eyes for Jesus.But Natalie has a secret. Everyone is so busy burying the truth about Baby Grace, they can't see who they're burying alive.Welcome to Heaven, Iowa.

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  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Kelly Louise leaves behind her old apartment and best friend, Katy, in Des Moines to move to Heaven, Iowa. In Heaven she moves in with her cleaning obsessed Nana and her angel of a cousin, Natalie. A lot of strange things happen in Heaven, like Baby Grace. Baby Grace was found in a corn field by a local farmer and is now the celebrity of Heaven. Kelly Louise is overwhelmed by everything, the guys, Natalie, Nana, her mother with her constant new boyfriends, all while trying to figure out the Baby Grace puzzle.

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