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Croak Audiobook

Croak

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Fed up with her wild behavior, 16-year-old Lex’s parents ship her off to upstate New York to live with her Uncle Mort for the summer, hoping that a few months of dirty farm work will whip her back into shape. But Uncle Mort’s true occupation is much dirtier than shoveling manure. He’s a Grim Reaper. And he’s going to teach Lex the family business.

She quickly assimilates into the peculiar world of Croak, a town populated by reapers who deliver souls from this life to the next. But Lex can’t stop her desire for justice - or is it vengeance? - whenever she encounters a murder victim, craving to stop the attackers before they can strike again. Will she ditch Croak and go rogue with her reaper skills?

©2012 Gina Damico (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Katelynn 09-20-15
    Katelynn 09-20-15 Member Since 2014

    World traveling audiobook fan.

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    "Too young for this young adult"

    Admittedly I am not this books target audience, but I love me some young adult novels. It's my guilty pleasure...don't tell. But this book was painful. It's written from the idealized point of view young teenagers have about life as an "adult." Which unfortunately isn't believable or relatable. This could have been overlooked however,if characters were written well and likable. The adults do not behave how they should in any conceivable scenarios. This is extremely evident with in the first chapter where lex's parents restrain her with jump ropes at the dinner table. It also didn't help that I had solved the mystery before half the book was over and dissolved to desperately searching for spoilers online to check I was right so I could stop listening.

    This was not my favorite book and I would not recommend it to anyone.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Besendorfer Books LLC 11-24-14 Member Since 2010

    I can be summed up in one word. Handsome, intelligent, honest, humble, brave, exciting, fun, kind, trustworthy, sexy! All these words work.

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    "Inconsistent . . ."
    What disappointed you about Croak?

    The characters reactions and actions are inconsistent. Like her parents tie her up with a jump rope to talk to her because she is dangerous, but no other real precautions were made to make her behave. The humor seems labored. The plot is spotty and doesn't drive the story. The characters are one dimensional. The premise is interesting, but the execution is flawed. Unfortunately, I bought the first and second books together in a sale.


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    elisha 10-20-14
    elisha 10-20-14 Member Since 2013
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    "unexpectedly wonderful"

    the story is the right blend of fun and funny, dark and silly, and the narrator is perfect for the story.
    I loved it, and the resident 13yo is eating it up....

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    D. Cabral Boston 12-09-16
    D. Cabral Boston 12-09-16 Member Since 2015

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    "not bad, but a little underwhelming"

    Wasn't bad, when I finished it I realized how influenced by Harry potter it seemed to be.

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    KLRnZane 12-08-16
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    "LOVED IT!"

    Imaginative, well written & narrated book! I'm going to buy more of her audio books!

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    Amazon Customer Milford, ut, US 12-08-16
    Amazon Customer Milford, ut, US 12-08-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Awesome!!!"

    Loved loved this story!!! I couldn't stop listening. I had to keep going to find out what was going to happen next. If you want a story that will keep you on the edge of your seat then this is it!

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    Loel G. 09-13-16
    Loel G. 09-13-16 Member Since 2016

    Avid reader, writer and all around lover off books. I also collect comic books.

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    "Very interesting premise - Awesomely told"

    Great YA novel. All except the ending which, leaves you hanging, was amazing. Great job!

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    Nicole Coxon Pensacola, FL 06-10-16
    Nicole Coxon Pensacola, FL 06-10-16 Member Since 2016

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    "I am so glad there is a #2"

    Loved it. It was interesting from beginning to end, but it leaves you on a cliff hanger so be ready for #2

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    M&m 06-07-16
    M&m 06-07-16
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    "LOVE IT!!!!!"

    I love this book so much!!! It is so interesting and I always listen to it when I have free time!💖💖💖💖💖

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    Gordon 05-08-16
    Gordon 05-08-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Teen girl becomes a Grim Reaper"

    Saves the world. Gets the boy. Some unexpected and original twists keeps this from being a common "teen angst meets the supernatural" story. Well worth a listen.

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