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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Very Bad Things by Susan McBride - Book Review




About The Book:

A dark, moody, boarding-school murder mystery teens won’t be able to put down.

Katie never thought she’d be the girl with the popular boyfriend. She also never thought he would cheat on her—but the proof is in the photo that people at their boarding school can’t stop talking about. Mark swears he doesn’t remember anything. But Rose, the girl in the photo, is missing, and Mark is in big trouble. Because it looks like Rose isn’t just gone . . . she’s dead.

Maybe Mark was stupid, but that doesn’t mean he’s a killer.

Katie needs to find out what really happened, and her digging turns up more than she bargained for, not just about Mark but about someone she loves like a sister: Tessa, her best friend.

At Whitney Prep, it’s easy to keep secrets . . . especially the cold-blooded kind.



My Thoughts:

Delving into the world of Young Adult writing is not for the faint-hearted, but author Susan McBride makes it look so easy with her latest exciting novel, "Very Bad Things." 

This novel, which is chalk-full of teenage romance, angst, and a bit of murder, is a spine-tingling adventure that even adults will get a thrill out of.  The characters are well-developed and fascinating and the setting is properly spooky. Geared more toward the female readership, "Very Bad Things" would be a great book for daughters and moms to read together (lot of great conversation topics are scattered throughout the book!).

Susan McBride is one of my favorite "grown-up" writers and it's great to see her also succeeding at that YA market as well.  Anything that Susan writes is well worth your time reading!



About The Author:



SUSAN MCBRIDE is the award-winning author of fiction for adults and teens. She lives in a suburb of St. Louis with her husband, their daughter, and two cats who think they're dogs. You can visit her at www.SusanMcBride.com and on Facebook at SusanMcBrideBooks.




My thanks to the author for providing the review copy of this book. I was not compensated for my opinion.


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