I think Carolyn and LM have both left you some great advice, and I don't have a lot to add to it, but I'll try :). Also, keep in mind that I've never tried to write a synopsis, so I may be way off here.
Loved the first…"
"Here I go with my feedback. Hope it helps:
Paragraph1: Love this. It pretty much tells about the mc's problem and is a hook in one.
Paragraph2: Break it up if you can, and slim down over telling.
As skaters, Cass and her friends (including her…"
I'll put my comments in caps, but don't think I'm shouting. Just trying to help my words stand out.
Hope this helps.
SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD (OR HOWEVEDR OLD SHE IS TO ID THIS AS A YA NOVEL) CASS Ziegler’s world is (THIS…"
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The Body of Cooper McCay
For Cass, a skater girl in a world of richies, getting by just under the social radar at St. Bernadette's is how she likes it. But when her secret boyfriend, Cooper, is killed and one of her best friends is…"
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