The S-word

The S-word

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Angie's quest for the truth behind her best friend's suicide drives her deeper into the dark, twisted side of Verity High.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2013
Edition: First Gallery Books trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9781451695168
1451695160
Branch Call Number: YA PITCHER 2013
Characteristics: 298 pages cm

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JCLChrisK Oct 17, 2013

This is a highly engaging, suspenseful story that deals with a whole host of hot-button, relevant issues. The best thing about it is that it considers these issues much more through the thoughts, actions, and feelings of its characters than through preaching messages. These are complicated characters with complicated motives and perspectives, and they feel realistically teen. Unfortunately, it shows that this is a debut author still improving at her craft, as much of what should have been sharp came across as fuzzy and muddled. Though the idea was there, the execution could have been stronger. Still, I think teen readers will find unmuddled appeal that will have them questioning some of their assumptions even as they are entertained.

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CoreyTang
Aug 21, 2013

I love the book i really do recomend it . It's awesome. poor girl thoe D: but still :D

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