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The S-word

Pitcher, Chelsea (Paperback - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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.
Authors: Pitcher, Chelsea
Statement of Responsibility: Chelsea Pitcher
Title: The S-word
Edition: First Gallery Books trade paperback edition
Characteristics: 298 pages ; 21 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Includes a readers group guide and questions for discussion
Summary: Angie's quest for the truth behind her best friend's suicide drives her deeper into the dark, twisted side of Verity High.
Subject Headings: High schools Fiction Friendship Fiction Best friends Fiction Suicide Fiction Mystery and detective stories Schools Fiction High schools Fiction Friendship FIction Best friends Fiction Suicide Fiction
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Topical Term: High schools
Best friends
Mystery and detective stories
High schools
Best friends
LCCN: 2012036843
ISBN: 1451695160
Branch Call Number: FIC P
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Oct 17, 2013
  • JCLChrisK rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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.

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


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