Wednesday, 22 May 2013

The S-Word

By Chelsea Pitcher

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First it was SLUT scribbled all over Lizzie Hart’s locker.

But one week after Lizzie kills herself, SUICIDE SLUT replaces it—in Lizzie's looping scrawl.

Lizzie’s reputation is destroyed when she's caught in bed with her best friend’s boyfriend on prom night. With the whole school turned against her, and Angie not speaking to her, Lizzie takes her own life. But someone isn’t letting her go quietly. As graffiti and photocopies of Lizzie’s diary plaster the school, Angie begins a relentless investigation into who, exactly, made Lizzie feel she didn’t deserve to keep living.

And while she claims she simply wants to punish Lizzie’s tormentors, Angie's own anguish over abandoning her best friend will drive her deep into the dark, twisted side of Verity High—and she might not be able to pull herself back out.


Debut author Chelsea Pitcher depicts the harsh reality of high school, where decisions can ruin reputations, and gossip can ruin a life.
Lizzie's ex BFF Angie is on a personal mission to find the truth behind Lizzie’s suicide,and who prompted it.

She’s tormented by thoughts of Lizzie and the fact that Lizzie died thinking Angie would never forgive her,Also what really happen on prom night.

Angie’s quest for the truth behind Lizzie’s suicide is addictive and thrilling,she takes no prisoners, with her razor-sharp wit and fierce sleuthing skills she is impossible not to warm too.

Appearances can be deceptive and that definitely applies to this book,reminiscent of Jay Ashers 13 reasons why, this is a story of misunderstandings, betrayal and regret.
4.5 stars

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