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Estelle: The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher

The S-Word by Chelsea Pitcher ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: May 7, 2013 Publisher: Gallery Books Pages: 304 pages Target audience: Mature young adult Keywords: bullying, suicide, friendships Format read: ARC from NetGalley via Publisher. (Thanks!) Summary: When Angie’s best friend commits suicide, she launches into a full-on investigation to find out who […]

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May 3, 2013 - 6:01 am

May 2013 Young Adult Book Releases - […] | Amazon | Estelle’s Review […]

April 16, 2013 - 6:12 am

Lori - We are like twins when it comes to this book! I really loved the diverse characters and I certainly wasn’t expecting it to be so dark as well. Fabulous review, Estelle!

April 10, 2013 - 9:23 pm

VeganYANerds - I’ve been waiting for your review of this ever since your twitter comments about attempting to review it. It does sound dark, more so than I would have thought, but it really is true that you never truly know anyone, even ppl close to you.

April 9, 2013 - 8:16 pm

elena - Hmm! This one sounds interesting but it doesn’t really sound like a book I would enjoy? I remember already feeling uncomf from the title! I like that you described the setting as “too film noir” though, adding film noir makes me intrigued even though I know that’s not really the book’s purpose. I think?

April 8, 2013 - 7:42 pm

Bookworm1858 - Glad to know that this is so dark and twisted-I’m glad I was warned as I tend to like lighter books but can handle darker stuff when I know in advance.

April 8, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Chelsea Pitcher - Thanks so much for reading and reviewing my book!

April 8, 2013 - 4:58 pm

Kelly - I’ve got this one from NetGalley, and it’s next after my current read. I figured it would be dark, but I’m really glad to hear it’s so twisted! I’ll have to keep in mind that it starts off slow though, and that I will get the answers I want.

April 8, 2013 - 4:15 pm

Rachel - I’ve been putting this one off until I read a review for it and woah. I did not think it was going to be that dark. I mean, I assumed it was going to be a bit of heavier reading, but not quite to this extent. I think the concept sounds really amazing, though. It’s totally something I’d be into.

April 8, 2013 - 3:44 pm

Hollie @ Music, Books and Tea - I’ve been looking forward to reading this one for a while, but I didn’t realise just how dark it would actually be. I’ll definitely only be able to read this one if I’m in the mood to. I’m interested to read all the interwoven plot lines too, especially as they seem to be pulled off really well.

April 8, 2013 - 11:22 am

Andrea @Cozy Up With A Good Read - Wow, this sounds like an intense and emotional read. I’m intrigued at the idea that there are so many interweaving storylines and how it shows that you really don’t know the people you grew up with as well as you think you do.

April 8, 2013 - 10:13 am

Alexa Y. - Whoa. This book sounds incredibly intense and a bit dark. It reminds me of the book “I Swear” by Lane Davis, which has a similar vibe and subject matter. I’m actually afraid/nervous about this one now just because of your review – I get the feeling it’s going to make me sad and very uncomfortable if I read it.

April 8, 2013 - 10:05 am

Tara - I immediately scrolled to the bottom of your review in the hopes that you labeled it “Buy It.” I’ve been looking forward to this one for a while now and while I’ll still give it a go, I’m bummed to hear it didn’t quite work out for you 🙁