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The Curse of the Black Cat (Nancy Drew #158)

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"THE BLACK CAT CURSES YOU UNTIL THE DAY YOU DIE!"

Exclusive Waverly Academy looks like a medieval castle, but the horrors there are up-to-date. The lead in the school play awakens with her long golden hair cut off, and the captain of the basketball team finds her lucky sneakers covered with tar. Each incident is accompanied by a curse note from the Black Cat
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Paperback, 148 pages
Published January 2nd 2001 by POCKET BOOKS (first published January 1st 2001)
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Gauri
Jan 24, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: nancy-drew-games
These newer Nancy Drew books really aren't as engaging as the originals. Some of the writing in here, ranging from bad character dialogue to painfully one-dimensional motives, makes me roll my eyes.
Serena
Jul 27, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
My Rating System:
* couldn't finish, ** wouldn't recommend, *** would recommend, **** would read again, ***** have read again.
Sarah Crawford
Apr 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
There's trouble at a girl's school and Nancy and George pose as teaching interns to investigate what is a series of notes from someone identifying themselves as the Black Cat. A teacher gets attacked by a real black cat, one student seems to be very defiant to her teacher, a would-be killer cuts on an elevator cable, people go missing and there's a demand for $5 million ransom.

A number of students have gotten the Black Cat message and Nancy and George are kept busy checking their rooms, trailing
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Dharia Scarab
Feb 13, 2016 rated it liked it

My love of reading started when i was young, and it gives me immense pleasure to provide books to Spread the Word Nevada, an organization that passes them on to children in the community. They are a terrific organization supporting an important cause. If your local I encourage you to check them out. For those living further a field, look in your own community, their may already be a similar program in place. And if not, you can always help start one.

http://spreadthewordnevada.org/

Myself, I go ou
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Samantha Bartley
Jun 18, 2013 rated it liked it
I read this book in about four hours. I was expecting it to be like the game it was based off of, (Warnings at Waverly Academy,) but besides the school's name, and mystery about the black cat notes, the book was completely different. When trying to figure out who the culprit was, I was overthinking the whole thing. The person I thought it was turned out to just be a victim in one chapter. The real culprit was someone I would have never guessed, because it was so obvious. But besides that, I did ...more
Deanna
Apr 16, 2015 rated it did not like it
One star can either mean I hated it or it can mean the actual goodreads rating of "I did not like it" and I'm using the goodreads rating on this one. I just didn't care for it. The video game was amazing, so I expected something decent, but it was slow and out of so many characters none stood out or were memorable. I couldn't place who was who and it was just kind of a miss.
Miri
Feb 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Nancy and George are undercover at Waverly Academy as Student teachers, nasty tricks are being played on the students, and Nancy is hired to solve the mystery, but when a student goes missing and a ransom is demanded, things take a jump from teenage tricks to malicious crimes. Who is the Black Cat and why does she have it out for the students of Waverly Academy?
Jasmine
Nov 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Really good book despite it being for 8 year olds.
Erica Warren
I loved reading this, it took me back to my childhood where I read every Nancy Drew book I could get my hands on.
Kavya
Dec 19, 2008 rated it really liked it
It is awesome and I would like to have this book.
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