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Almost Dead

(Dead #1)

3.53  ·  Rating details ·  43 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Seventeen-year-old Flora Mackey is not exactly thrilled to wake up from a car accident and find out she’s a ghost. Making this lifelike hell even worse is being trapped with her arch enemy and collision partner, Laney Tipps. The two normally couldn’t get along if their lives depended on it, but now they have no choice.

After recovering from the initial shock of seeing thei
Paperback, 246 pages
Published September 15th 2013
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Jun 23, 2015 rated it liked it
I liked the plot of the book but I felt that everything was rushed and that's the main reason why I gave it 3 stars instead of 4 ...more
Apr 16, 2014 rated it liked it
"...but at the end of the day, and on some strange, out-of-this-world level, we formed a connection. A connection which just saved our lives."

Two teenage girls who are just about as opposite as can be have crashed their cars on the perilous 'Death's Cliff.' Flora feels overlooked by her parents, who put all their effort into her athletically inclined brother, Derek. Flora's grades in school are dropping she drinks a lot. Flora's best friend Mia is the only other person who understands her, Mia's
Courtney Whisenant
I was so excited to receive a copy of this book for review. This book has an amazing cover, an interesting title, and the idea for the story was great! I really wanted to love it but it was just okay for me. Most of the story was a bit confusing trying to keep straight who was talking. The two teenage girls in the story--Laney and Flora--are supposed to have totally opposite personalities but the writing was so similar from both points of view that I had to repeatedly go back to the start of the ...more
R.G. Richards
Dec 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
The basic story is that two bratty girls run off the road and are killed. They are sent to a Purgatory type environment as ghosts. If they can contact their families to find their bodies in time they will return to life.

The weakness of this story is that it changes POV every chapter from the two characters of Laney and Flora. Both are in first person and similar forcing you to return to the beginning to see who is speaking. This is reminiscent to Allegiant’s switching POV though it gets easier o
Incog Nito
Dec 12, 2016 rated it liked it
i enjoyed the story but hated the end simple because it just stops without any closure
Jul 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars.

I've read better in this genre but I like how it's harsher then you would expect and not everything works out perfectly.
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