Undead Girl Gang
Books | Young Adult Fiction / Horror
"A fun, fast read . . . it will resonate with readers who dabble in any sort of arts, dark or otherwise." --NPR.org"With a singular and hilariously cutting teen voice, Undead Girl Gang is sure to be one of the most talked-about YA novels of the year." --BookPageVeronica Mars meets The Craft when a teen girl investigates the suspicious deaths of three classmates and accidentally ends up bringing them back to life to form a hilariously unlikely--and unwilling--vigilante girl gang.Meet teenage Wiccan Mila Flores, who truly could not care less what you think about her Doc Martens, her attitude, or her weight because she knows that, no matter what, her BFF Riley is right by her side. So when Riley and Fairmont Academy mean girls June Phelan-Park and Dayton Nesseth die under suspicious circumstances, Mila refuses to believe everyone's explanation that her BFF was involved in a suicide pact. Instead, armed with a tube of lip gloss and an ancient grimoire, Mila does the unthinkable to uncover the truth: she brings the girls back to life.Unfortunately, Riley, June, and Dayton have no recollection of their murders. But they do have unfinished business to attend to. Now, with only seven days until the spell wears off and the girls return to their graves, Mila must wrangle the distracted group of undead teens and work fast to discover their murderer . . . before the killer strikes again.
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"<a href="http://laughinglistener.com/"><br/>The Laughing Listener</a><br/><b>Format:</b> EBook<br/><i>I was graciously given an early copy of this in exchange for an honest review</i><br/><b>Story Rating:</b> 5 Stars<br/><br/>*Sighs* This book was just... UGH, it was so good! Before I started reading this, I thought I was just getting a fun story about zombies. And even though that <i>is</i> what I got, it ended up being so much more! This book has LAYERS.<br/><br/><img src="https://media.giphy.com/media/pyQV6sy5qOALu/giphy.gif" width="" height="" alt="Layers like Shrek has layers"><br/><br/><img src="https://media.giphy.com/media/KeDMt24sgiEuI/giphy.gif" width="" height="" alt="Layers like Shrek has layers"><br/><br/>First of all, let's give it up for amazing book rep! Mila is Mexican, she's not a skinny minny, and she's a Wiccan. It was AWESOME. As a white person, I can't effectively speak on the racial representation of this book (something I, personally, thought was great). But I AM on the curvier side of the scale and I <b>LOVED LOVED LOVED</b> that Mila was plus size. Ugh, it was SO FREAKING NICE to read about a character I could relate to in that way. She's just so cool and I love her?? I want to be Mila when I grow up and I'm almost 30. She just had the best *****, a big heart, and the greatest sarcastic sense of humor.<br/><br/>This book also has a lot of emotional depth that I wasn't expecting and it was so relatable. Mila loses her best friend, which is hard enough. AND she's certain it was a murder. AND it's happening to other kids at her school. Sadness, despair, anger, fear, friendship, love, hope—it was all there. It gave this book a level of realness that I could really connect with, despite being about zombies. It was creeptacular AND emotional, which was just the best combination ever.<br/><br/>And just a side note, this book <b>IS HILARIOUS</b>. I haven't laughed at a book like this (LITERALLY out loud) in a long time. Very strong <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i> and <i>Charmed</i> vibes that I LOVED. <br/><br/><b>FINAL WORD</b><br/><br/>This book was amazing! Not only is it a great zombie mystery, but it's just a great story with amazing characters. READ IT."