Writing On The Wall
Writing on the Wall
Writing On The Wall
Christopher Cleary
Megan befriends him without knowing anything about his past. Donnie relinquishes his solitude to her for the same reason. Her mom's affection is suffocating. His mom randomly shifts from being indifferent to overprotective. Neither teens' father is there when they need him. Donnie and Megan have to escape. Their haven is a rented storage unit, where there reveal their secrets, conquer boredom, and change each other's lives forever.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The main characters in Christopher Cleary's novel, Writing on the Wall, are Donnie, a quiet, lonely boy who is still recovering from a family tragedy, and Megan, the pretty new girl, who has reinvented herself by means of a drastic physical makeover. Though they become friends, they keep vital secrets from each other. Their home lives are hectic and neither feels accepted by their families, so they rent a storage unit which becomes a refuge where they hang out. Gradually, the storage unit becomes the home for which both of them have been longing.

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