Destiny spun the wheel and did what it wanted and the rest of us just had to hang on for the ride and do the best we could with the cards we were dealt The Hanging Girl by YA author Eileen Cook is an entertaining and very twisty thriller featuring a whip smart and brilliantly flawed central rotagonist in eighteen year old Skye Thorn a girl who ditched her birth name of Candi as soon as she ossibly could Despite my opinion on the implausibility of the serpentine course this
novel takes waxing and waning throughout there was enough substance between the takes waxing and waning throughout there was enough substance between the to keep me hooked all the way Skye has a gift for reading eople telling them what they want to hear seeing if their body language matches their words and ultimately spinning a damn fine story The gullible element amongst her high school eers can easily be conv There is just something ABOUT A MYSTERY WITH AN UNRELIABLE NARRATOR AND EXCELLENT a mystery with an unreliable narrator and excellent that does it for me The Hanging Girl follows Skye a girl we immediately learn lies and has no ualms about it She does desperately need the money after all She is highly observant making it easy to trick her classmates into believing she is sychic in order to make a uick easy buck Skye will read their tarot cards telling them what they want to hear This makes her the If Walls Could Talk (Haunted Home Renovation Mystery, perfecterson for Pluto to work with bringing Skye in on the kidnapping of a fellow student who happens to be the daughter of a Arcana Mundi prominent judge in an attempt to get a ransom It s simple Skye won t be doing anything too illegal Just feed theolice به سوی زبان شناسی شعر psychicredictions to make sure they re on the right track And get half the ransom after all is said and done If only Skye knew when things seem too good to be true they usually arePlenty of twists ensue throughout It is a fun ride even if you Genesis predict certain outcomes Eileen Cook isroving herself to be a strong writer in the ya mystery department both this and with YA mystery department Both this and With are thrilling engaging and complex in the best of ways I enjoyed the characters and strong writing It felt like there were several smaller mysteries within this novel leading up to the biggest mystery of them allIf the Mirror Matter psychic aspect is turning you off just know I felt the same way before reading but it ended up working very well within thelot Nothing in the story was actually off A Kiss of Shadows (Merry Gentry putting In fact I had a hard timeutting this one down Thanks again to the Six Days publisher for sending me an ARC of this book via NetGalley in. Skye Thorn has given tarot card readings for years and now hersychic visions are helping the olice find the town’s missing golden girl It’s no challenge her readings have always be. Exchange for an honest review Candi Skye Thorn is a senior in high school and has been giving tarot readings for several years now She doesn t believe that she actually has Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work psychic abilities but she knows a lot about theeople at her school which helps her fake her readings But when the town s golden girl goes missing she town s golden girl goes missing she to help the Mother India police with hersychic visions because this time she has some inside knowledge Unfortunately though things don t go the way Skye expected them to go and suddenly the rest of her senior year is a lot complicated than she thought it would be The Hanging Girl is the first one of Eileen Cook s books I ve read and I already know that it wasn t the last one I immediately fell in love with her writing style and I can t wait to get of it If you re looking for a great YA mystery thriller this is the book you should choose It kept me on the edge of my seat and I just flew through it because I needed to know what was going to happen next There are several major The Late Romances plot twists in this book and I didn t see any of them coming They were very well done and actually made me gasp Another thing I loved about this book was that it hasretty short chapters It may sound weird but that s actually a big Passion for Christ, Passion for Humanity plus for me When I need to take a break for some unexpected reason I just hate having to stop reading a book in the middle of a chapter just because I would have to read another thirtyages to get to the next one The only thing that bothered me a little was that the characters just felt a little flat I didn t really feel connected with any of them not even with Skye even though the book was written from her My Curvy Valentine (Perfect Fit, point of view But this is just a minor thing and it definitely didn t destroy my reading experience All in all this was a great book and I really really enjoyed it I decided to give it 4 out of 5 stars and I highly recommend you get yourself a copy once it comes out I m definitely going to get myself a copy of her other book Without Malice now because it s been on my TBR since it came out There are three types of thrillers There is the big ending twist where a book of buildup leads up to one whodunit revelation There is the obvious twist but ability to guess it doesn t really matter because that s not theoint And then there is the so many twists you cannot ossibly guess all of them or even halfThat s the category occupied by The Hanging Girl And how I am not exaggerating when. En faked but this time she has some insider knowledge The kidnapping was supposed to be easy no one would get hurt and she’d get the money she needs to start a new life But a seemingly.
FREE READ The Hanging GirlI say the entire book flips on its head around three times If you guess even a fifth of the lot twists you ve done the impossible And with so many twists it is really difficult to guess the final outcome I doubt you will an I wasn t sure which was worse to know you re a liar or to believe your own bullshit For years Eileen Cook has been my go to for YA thrillers Her stories are decidedly dark and unsettling yet approachable The Hanging Girl Eileen Cook s latest edition is no exception It s are decidedly dark and unsettling yet approachable The Hanging Girl Eileen Cook s latest edition is no exception It s compelling mixture of nail biting suspense and teen angst Richly woven it ll keep you guessing to the very last Hatred in the belly page Literally Candi Thorn better known as Skye has spent her entire life resenting both her ridiculous name and the kooky mother who bestowed it Desperate to escape small town Michigan Skye has longlanned to move to NYC with her bestie the second the ink dries on her diploma Problem Is Graduation S Fast Approaching And Skye S About is graduation s fast approaching and Skye s about cents shy of a uarter Slinging fast food and giving out occasional tarot card readings ain t cutting it There enters Code Named Pluto Pluto Always Be Ready proposes a deal She ll kidnap Paige the wildopular teenaged daughter of a local judge In exchange Skye simply has to use her Encyclopedia of International Development psychic abilities to helpolice solve the case Ransom money will be evenly divided with Skye earning a cool 12000 The Big Apple s lights look a tad brighter already Complications arise however when Paige s father refuses to cough up the dough And shit really hits the fan when Paige turns up DEAD The Hanging Girl s success is due in no small Gender Inequality in Our Changing World part to the shrewd snarky Skye Forced to live with an irresponsible mother who chats with deadeople on the reg Skye spends her days conning cheerleaders for cash with fake tarot card readings Cynical Skye is very
MUCH A REACTION TO HER ECCENTRIC MOTHER A MOTHERa reaction to her eccentric mother A mother would rather spend time analyzing auras than Rooming in the Masters House paying bills And it s their relationship that s a highlight of the story Their odd couple dynamic makes Skye sersonality both realistic and understandable And her deadpan humor brings spark to an otherwise DARK story The girl makes bad decision an artform yet remains surprisingly likable No small featReminiscent of a teen Gone Girl Eileen Cook s latest creation is riveting and INTENSE Twists abound and just when you think you have everything figured out the script is FLIPPED And the ending More than a smidge fucked up Oh Eileen you never fail to disappoint. Harmless Media, Home and Family prank has turned dark and Skye realizes theeople she’s involved with are willing to kill to get what they want and she must discover their true identity before it’s too lat.