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Three Quarters Dead - Richard Peck


Synopsis:
Kerry is chosen by the coolest clique in school and so she thinks life has finally begun. But then it seems all over when her three friends are killed in a shocking car accident. Or are they? Only weeks after the accident, Kerry receives a text from one of the girls: We're all 3 here at my aunt's in the city. Take the 3:50 train. B there.
Exhilarating, terrifying suspense is crossed with a thought-provoking examination of peer pressure in Richard Peck's return to his contemporary teen- and ghost-story roots. This is a master author's gift to the Gossip Girl/Twilight generation: his own smart, stylish, and fun take on the paranormal.


Author Bio:

Richard Peck lives in New York City. His extensive list of honors includes the Newbery Medal, the Edgar Award, the Margaret A. Edwards Award, and the National Humanities Medal. He has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award.


AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE OCTOBER 2010


©2010


My Opinion:
I was so angry when I first received these books, over having to pay the duty on a review copy, that I just wanted to read them and get them out of my sight. The first part of the book didn't help any. It was slow-paced, and not much really forming as in way of a story, it was just four girls in school. Whoopie!
Then the second half, picked up almost out of nowhere.
It did make up for any feelings I previously had, as I swept through the pages like a madwoman. I had to know what was going on with the girls. I'm so glad I didn't stop, because I had no idea the ending would be that thrilling.
So as for whether I liked it, yeah after all, I did. It's not what I consider a best-seller, but it's good for a teen to get into, or people who enjoy ghost stories.
(3/5)


~I received a copy from IJustFinished.com, though I paid duty. I was not compensated for my opinion.~


Comments

  1. ooo, didn't know it was a ghost story. may check it out as i liked peck's previous ghost story.

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