Sneak A Peek Saturday: CROAK by Gina Damico

Sneak a Peek Saturday is a feature that I like to indulge in because I cannot wait to read the tasty tid bits that are put out there for us ravenous readers to enjoy. This week I have selected CROAK my Gina Damico. I have had my eye on this little gem and once I read the excerpt I knew I wanted to read this book right away. Now you can enjoy these little gem by clicking on the book cover below for a an excerpt to whet your appetite.

03/20/12
CROAK
Croak, Book One
by Gina Damico
ISBN-13: 978-0547608327
Graphia
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Sixteen-year-old Lex Bartleby has sucker-punched her last classmate. Fed up with her punkish, wild behavior, her parents ship her off to upstate New York to live with her Uncle Mort for the summer, hoping that a few months of dirty farm work will whip her back into shape. But Uncle Mort’s true occupation is much dirtier than that of shoveling manure.

He’s a Grim Reaper. And he’s going to teach her the family business.

Lex quickly assimilates into the peculiar world of Croak, a town populated entirely by reapers who deliver souls from this life to the next. Along with her infuriating yet intriguing partner Driggs and a rockstar crew of fellow Grim apprentices, Lex is soon zapping her Targets like a natural born Killer.

Yet her innate ability morphs into an unchecked desire for justice—or is it vengeance?—whenever she’s forced to Kill a murder victim, craving to stop the attackers before they can strike again. So when people start to die—that is, people who aren’t supposed to be dying, people who have committed grievous crimes against the innocent—Lex’s curiosity is piqued. Her obsession grows as the bodies pile up, and a troubling question begins to swirl through her mind: if she succeeds in tracking down the murderer, will she stop the carnage—or will she ditch Croak and join in?

5 comments:

  1. Oh, I hadn't heard of this one *adds to to-read list* Thanks!

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  2. This one sounds good. It reminds me of a series that was on and cancelled called 'Dead Like Me' I loved this series. It was about a girl who was a grim reaper. I'm adding this to my TBR list.

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  3. Oh the one that was killed by an airplane toilet? I watched the first few episodes then stopped and cannot remember why for it's premise is right up my alley.

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  4. It sounds good! I hadn't heard of this one but I'll add this book for sure to my wish-list.
    Thank you.

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