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For some incredibly stupid reason, I decided to reread this, a good 20 years (ohgod I'm so old) after I last read a Christopher Pike book.
And.........this was fucking terrible, you guys.
Shari, the main charact ...more
Remember Me is the story of Shari, and it all begins the night she falls of a balcony. Shari was at a firends house for her birthday party. When most of the guests had left the remaining kids decided to call up the dead. Everything liked they were actually talking to a spirit when all of a sudden Shari decided to break the connection and walked to the balcony for some fresh air. A few minutes later she was found lying at the ground, two floors beneath the balcony. Was it murder or s ...more
Ghosts were the scary thing, things going bump in the night, spirits being summoned out of Ouija Boards and seances occuring. In Christopher Pike's Remember Me, it brought back some good memories of a time when scary stories just had ghosts and a simple storyline-nothing more as according to the cover, at the time released this book was ...more
This is so bad it's good!
Christopher Pike's teenagers were everything R.L Stine's Fearstreet's teenagers wanted to be but never could be :P
The first book, Remember me, was real good. It's about a girl, Shari who falls off a balcony and dies, and comes back as a ghost I guess you would call it. She doesnt know she is dead. I dont wanna give too much of the story away ...more
Happily, I feel like the story still pretty much holds up. I remember loving it as an 11-year-old, and I love it still as a nostalgic not-so-11-year-old. This was my favorite of the series. I liked the second one (The Return?) okay, but...more
Of all of his novels, though, I think that Remember Me still stands up the best (alongside Fall Into Darkness and Last Act), a ...more
Pros: Likeable lead. Interesting set of characters. Emotions ring true. Story sucks you in.
Cons: Not the glamorous, imaginative afterlife you find in nowadays novels, since lead still walks the Earth. Very little action (if you prefer a faster pace).
WARNING! Moderate sex references (if they upset you at all).
Will appeal to: Everyone who doesn't care for very fast-paced books or romance-centered ones.
First off, RM was published long be ...more
This is the story of a ghost trying to solve her own murder. She can't remember how she died--did she jump from the balcony, or was she pushed? She tries to recreate the events of the party that led up to her death, going over and over who was in which room, who had the opportunity to k ...more
Get ready for spoilers:
Here we have Shari, our na ...more
Remember Me is fabulously paced; ...more
I've got to say, the first couple of chapters are rough, mainly because you go into it realizing what a self centered and stuck up individual the main character is and since it's told from her point of view, this is a bit bothersome. Howeve ...more
this book was recently re-released in a fancy new omnibus edition, but i was reading a sweet paperback from 1989. the main character wears slacks and says "he's so neat!" as a compliment. it's pretty awesome. perfect hallow ...more
|What's the Name o...: SOLVED. YA girl dies, ruled suicide but turns out she was murdered by jealous friend [s]||3||25||Sep 24, 2018 06:34PM|
|What's the Name o...: SOLVED. YA- has to save friend by popping bubble in vein. [s]||4||21||Jan 24, 2018 04:51AM|
|YA Buddy Readers'...: Remember Me (Remember Me #1) by Christopher Pike - Starting June 7th 2017||22||17||Jun 16, 2017 12:22AM|
|Mrs. Anderson's E...: Remember Me||1||5||Jan 07, 2016 06:22PM|
|Goodreads Librari...: Incorrect publication year, please fix||5||64||Sep 28, 2014 05:11PM|
|What's the Name o...: YA Girl dies, comes back as ghost, to figure out who murdered her. Has to do with switching babies at birth. Something about her brother having diabetes? and being colour blind? One rich family, one poor. SPOILER ALERT! [s]||5||73||Jul 25, 2014 06:22PM|
|What's the Name o...: SOLVED. Sci-fi / fantasy series from the 90s about a girl who dies but her ghost is still around [s]||5||35||Jun 05, 2014 07:42AM|
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McFadden was born in New York but grew up in California where he stills lives in today. A college drop-out, he did factory work, painted houses and programm ...more