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Bad Girls Don't Die

3 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Katie Alender

Grade 6–9—Although it begins like the average high school misfit story, Alender's novel quickly takes an unexpected turn. Alexis, a self-described anti-cheerleader, defiantly embraces her role as bad student and social outcast, skipping class … see full wiki

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Author: Katie Alender
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
3 reviews about Bad Girls Don't Die
review by . November 12, 2009
Very few young adult books keep the suspense going enough to terrify me. The Sweet Valley Twins books 97-100 (Too Scared to Sleep, The Beast is Watching You, The Beast Must Die and If I Die Before I Wake) and Saundra Mitchell's recent Shadowed Summer are part of the list. That's the honest truth. Not terrified in the Freddy Kruger sort of way, but in hits too close to home sort of way.    Alender does a wonderful job of creating atmosphere and tension. The progression of Kasey's …
review by . May 27, 2009
Bad Girls Don't Die isn't a horror novel. It's a slightly creepy novel.    Alexis was a well-written character, though a cliched one. She was a complex character, snarky, sarcastic, and just this good all-around character. Her relationship with her sister was one that I wish I had with my little sister, but sadly that won't happen until we're both older. Her anti-social attitude just made her more into a cliche. You know those I-don't-care-what-you-think-about-me characters? …
review by . May 05, 2009
Alexis Warren is a tough, sarcastic loner who is nursing a grudge against the cheerleading team for driving away the only friend she ever had. To deal with her loneliness, she turns to photography and seeks shelter in her dark room. After one peculiar night photographing her 100 year old house, Alexis's sister Kasey begins acting odd. She becomes spiteful and demanding, and she has extreme mood swings. At first, Alexis attributes her strange behavior to the ups and downs of being in middle school--but …
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