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The Pact Audiobook

The Pact

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Publisher's Summary

The Hartes and the Golds have been neighbors for 18 years and are very close. So when Chris and Emily's friendship reaches the next level, nobody is surprised. Then one night, the hospital calls. Seventeen-year-old Emily is dead - shot in the head by a gun Chris took from his father's cabinet. One bullet remains in the chamber, and Chris tells of his suicide pact with Emily. But the police have questions, and soon Chris is on trial for murder.

©2007 Jodi Picoult; (P)2007 Recorded Books, LLC

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    JC 03-28-16
    JC 03-28-16
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    "Loved this book"

    Jodi Picoult is my favorite author. Just when you think you have picked a side she opens your eyes and heart to the other side.

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    Amanda 02-05-16
    Amanda 02-05-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Absolutely Amazing "

    I absolutely loved this book!! I finished it in 2 days! I can't wait too read another Jodi Picoult book!!

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    Johanna Turner Mayfield, KY 12-27-15
    Johanna Turner Mayfield, KY 12-27-15 Member Since 2013

    CPA, CFP, and serial audiophile.

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    "Non-spoiler alert"

    I can't really spoil this book for readers of this review because I listened to the bitter end and still don't have a clue.

    Like others, this book follows a formula, but I keep reading Ms Picoult's books because I enjoy her writing. Unlike other of her books, this one leaves us hanging. Why did Emily feel so dirty? What was the big secret she couldn't share with Chris? Why was it so bad that she felt like giving up her life? And why did the jury make the decision it did? LOOSE ENDS

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    Alicia Easley Los Angeles, CA. United States 11-11-15
    Alicia Easley Los Angeles, CA. United States 11-11-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Huh?"

    Ending very dissatisfying. Not sure why it took so long to tell this non-story.

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    Emilie 09-04-15
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    "AMAZING"

    I loved this book it had my full attention the whole time I never wanted to stop reading!

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    Night Lights 07-26-15
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    "Dull and not very smart"

    Normally I love anything George Guidall narrates but he just did not fit these characters and story. Still a great narrator but the material he had to work with proved to dull for his style.

    My main issue is not with the narration but with the ridiculous and foolish characters and plot. It just wasn't a very smart novel. I rolled my eyes quite a bit while listening. This novel wasn't for me. I will continue to seek out Jodi Picoult books because I've read some real gems from her...this one was not one of her best.

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    Tegan 07-06-15
    Tegan 07-06-15
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    "I thought it was going to be for teens"

    When I read the publishers information about this book, I wasn't really intrigued. But it was highly recommended by a friend and had high reviews. I bought it and was hooked immediately! Rich and relatable characters, multiple layers, and fantastic story telling. Well done!

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    christine branson 06-18-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Very sad tale"

    All stories do not have happy endings and this certainly does not. I listened to the end waiting for a silver lining, but true to life and similar circumstances there was no silver lining, no sense to teenage minds that have turned...

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    Eugenia Chatsworth, CA, US 05-10-14
    Eugenia Chatsworth, CA, US 05-10-14 Member Since 2009
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    "Ordinary and Dull"

    I have enjoyed many of Jodi Picoult's works, but this one I found to be really tedious and unimaginative.
    Sort-of Spoiler Alert: the girl wanting to kill herself didn't ring true at all. Her motivation remained vague at best and her character development remained sketchy. The teenagers' relationship grew pretty tiresome and their parents' relationships were uninvolving.
    I was really put off by the vocal quality of George Guidall, who sounded way too old for any of the characters and was sorely miscast.
    I was tempted to stop listening, but once I was halfway through, I decided to continue. A waste of time.
    Oh, and to end this review on the one good note: I enjoyed the use of the lawyer and his assistant from some of the other novels. The only two characters I cared about.

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    samiam2029 11-12-13
    samiam2029 11-12-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Interesting concept"
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    Sweet story, interesting concept. Definitely keeps you wondering until the end. Jodi Piccoult seems to be consistently reliable in this way.

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