What Happened to Cass McBride?
Kyle Kirby has planned a cruel and unusual revenge on Cass McBride, the most popular girl in school, for the death of his brother David. He digs a hole. Drugs Cass. Kidnaps her. Puts her in a box-underground. He buries her alive. But Kyle makes a fatal error: Cass knows the power of words. She uses fear as her weapon to keep her nemesis talking - and to keep herself breath...more
Holy Cow! That was, literally, what I said to myself after turning the last page of Gail Giles's newest release, WHAT HAPPENED TO CASS MCBRIDE? Although I've read many of the author's books in the past, I have to say that I think this one, even more than SHATTERING GLASS or PLAYING IN TRAFFIC, is my new favorite.
The plot is pretty straight-forward; is, in fact, told pretty matter-of-factly on the inside cover. Something bad has happened to pretty, popular Cass...more
It is about guy named Kyle who blamed his brother David's suicide on girl named Cass McBride. Cass McBride turned David down when he asked her out. That wasn't all. She also wrote a nasty mean note about him to her friend which he found. Then he hung himself. Kyle who is in extreme grief kidnapped Cass and buried her alive. The rest of the book is about Cass trying to talk her way out of death by trying to get Kyle to let her go. The story is told in 3 POVs. Cass's pov is when s...more
Plot summary: After his younger brother commits suicide, Kyle Kirby decides to exact revenge on the person he holds responsible.
Considerations or precautions for readers advisory: The main character Kyle decides to engage in vigilante justice, burying a girl alive in a casket he's built with the intent of killing her.
Review citation: Quinones, S. (2007). [What Happened to Cass McBride...more
i like this this book becuase it has drama and really describes things so you get a better look at what your reading. people who like suspition and intense moment would like this book. i got this book from ms woodards libary.
Little Brown and Company - New York - 2006 - 211 pages
Cass McBride awakes to find herself buried alive by the brother of the oby who recently comminted suicide because of the things Cass had said about him. How Cass only has her wits to use against her attacker to get out of this situation alive.
This story is fast-paced and the action starts on the 1st page. I like that each chapter bounced back and forth from each person’t perspective. it keeps the act...more
When Kyle Kirby's brother David asks Cass out, she refuses. Her refusal is nice (only because she wants him to vote for her for prom queen) but she leaves a note for her best friend, in which she calls David the worst kind of loser. Unfortunately, David picks it up and reads it.
Soon, David has kille...more
Die Verehrer stehen Schlange, aber Cass ist wählerisch, nutzt ihre Chancen zielstrebig. Das weiß auch David, ein Junge, den man gerne übersieht. Trotzdem bittet er sie um ein Date. Doch sie lehnt ab - und macht sich über ihn lustig. Am nächsten Tag ist David tot. Und für seinen älteren Bruder Kyle steht fest: Cass ist schuld.
Er sperrt sie in eine Kiste, vergräbt diese unter der Erde. Ihre einzige Verbindung ist ein Walkie-Talkie. Zögernd beginnen beide zu reden...
Talk about hooked! At the beginning of the book (stop reading here if you don't want spoilers for the first couple of chapters) you find out a girl is BURIED ALIVE. The rest of the book is a combination...more