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(MurderTrending #2)

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WELCOME TO WHO WANTS TO BE A PANIAC?, the latest reality TV show on the hunt for the next big-hit serial killer. But don’t worry—no one is actually going to murder anyone, as real as the fake gore and pretend murder may appear . . . uh, right?

Seventeen-year-old Becca Martinello is about to find out. When her perfectly normal soccer mom dies in a car crash, a strange girl n
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Expected publication: August 6th 2019 by Freeform
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Kellee I just started the ARC, and yes, there are the same characters though additional ones also.
Kellee I just started the ARC, and yes, there are the same characters though additional ones also.

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Sukh Singh
Aug 12, 2018 marked it as to-read
Seriously though... How am I suppose to wait for a whole effing year.... I need it like RN. July 2019 Come Soon
Angie Crabtree-Liezel and Angie's Book Blog
I need this book like yesterday!! I don’t think I can wait a whole year to read this! #murderwhat #wtf #crowsarealwayswatching
(Bern) Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
I'm obviously in for book 2 after enjoying #murdertrending!
Pamela ✨I Blame Wizards✨
#Murderfunding - Serves 1

1. Mix two parts GLOW with one part Suicide Squad.

2. Add a splash of The Hunger Games. Stir well to combine.

3. Simmer at low heat, stirring constantly until it thickens, and character and world building have evaporated completely.

Best served with a sprinkle of glitter, to mask the bland taste.
Tucker
Mar 22, 2019 marked it as arcs-to-read


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Clare dooley
Sep 24, 2018 rated it liked it
I hope this novel explains what the families of the previous inhabitants of Alcatraz 2.0 families have to say about their kettle balls and mako sharks owe to the innocent ~ grins ~ aaaaannnddd actiooooon #clarebdeviolent
Dawn Taylor
Jan 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
I received an ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review.

My students are going to devour this! It’s a very fitting sequel to the first book and is very current and socially relevant. I enjoyed the the statements about social media, society, our fragile hold on morality, and our political climate more in the first one because of the subtly mixed with good old fashioned horror....this one was a little too obvious and in your face for me this time (even if they made me chuckle). My students
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Mindy
Apr 11, 2019 rated it it was ok
**Disclaimer: I received a free electronic ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.**

This book is the second book of the #MurderTrending series. To be frank with you, I did not read the prequel to this book because I was not aware that this was part of a series, as the premise of the book did not give any indication of this fact. Luckily the majority of the series was told in a new character perspective and the returning characters from the previous books only had a chapter every now
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Katherine Jarzombek
Apr 07, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: ya-and-childrens, arc
The sequel to 2018’s #Murdertrending answers lingering questions and presents a slate of new ones as new characters come into play. The lead characters from the first novel return to continue their effort to understand the whos and hows of Alcatraz 2.0, but they are a B-plot in comparison to the fresh faces. The dual perspective flips between Dee and this novel’s primary MC, Becca. Like the first novel, #Murderfunding includes violence and coarse language. While the violence is not described in ...more
Emma
May 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
#MurderFunding is an exciting roller coaster ride from beginning to end. After finishing #MurderTrending, the sequel could not come quickly enough. The day I saw the galley was available, I hid in the bathroom at work to queue it up to be waiting on my Kindle as soon as I got home. I am not a fast reader, but I devoured this book in less than three days (practically a record for me)!! Just like the first, #MurderFunding is delightfully campy in all the best ways. It pokes fun at its own use of t ...more
Anne
Mar 04, 2019 rated it liked it
#Murdertrending, the first book in this series, was a new and surprising take on the reality tv/24 hour shock news cycle. This follow up to that novel continues in the same vein but stretches belief perhaps a bit too far. We see the after effects of Alcatraz 2.0, with new characters and a version of the serial killer spectacle. McNeil reaches a bit too far in this one and the gimmick grows stale.
Mrs. Porter
Mar 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Received a NetGalley preview. Short review due to no spoilers. :)

Gretchen McNeil is so deliciously inventive in crafting her stories. #Murderfunding is as mind-bendingly horrific as its predecessor. Intrigue, creative executions, and startling twists transpire at a pace that will prevent you from putting this book down.
Kat
Apr 02, 2019 rated it liked it
Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the E-arc copy.
#Murderfunding is a sequel so please read the first one before reading this one. I really enjoyed this book just not as much as the first one. It has a strong story and characters, but is a slow burn rather than a quick flame to read. I like the originality of the first one, but this one reminded me of other books i have read.
James Kennedy Public Library
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Great premise for a story, that kept me turning page after page. Set in the not too distant future, those convicted are sent to Alcatraz 2.0, where they are stalked by themed killers. The ending is a little rushed but still solid.
Jordan
May 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Jessica (a GREAT read)
Review to come July 31
Rayne Guyer
Dec 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: novels-class
really enjoyed cant wait for the next book to come out to see what will be happening
Jenny Yergin
Feb 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the first book probably more than I should have, so I was really curious when I saw there would be a second. It was interesting to see things from the other side of the equation by looking at the killer's families. I think this was a great twist and a way to show they were still human.
I can't wait to see what else this author brings to life with her books.
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Oct 21, 2018
Lucy Jade
Feb 05, 2019 marked it as to-read
I seriously feel like I’ve been waiting forever for this book 😩 is it August yet?!
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Lois Lane
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Cadie Sommer
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: teen
I was very grateful to receive an arc of #MurderFunding. I absolutely adored #MurderTrending and couldn't wait to read this book. This book follows around Becca, the possible daughter of Paniac Molly Mauler.

This book definitely has a lot more character development than the previous book, but boy does it deliver one heck of a story. Just when I figured I knew what would happen next, Ms. McNeil threw me for another loop. I would highly recommend this book. Additionally, I was afraid CInderella Su
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Gretchen McNeil is the author of the YA horror/suspense novels POSSESS, 3:59, RELIC, GET EVEN, GET DIRTY, and TEN (a YALSA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, a Romantic Times Top Pick, and a Booklist Top Ten Horror Fiction for Youth) all with Balzer + Bray for HarperCollins. Gretchen’s first YA contemporary I’M NOT YOUR MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, also with Balzer + Bray, hit shelve ...more

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