These segments were well timed and placed and became relevant to the part of Monica s investigation and kind of let us know whether she was on the right trail or notThe ending as I said was surprising There was a lot to it all than I had expected Knowing the full scale of whodunit and all the whys wasn t something I would ever get close to realizing Maybe I got to
part of the conclusion of the story but definitely not the latter half of the conclusion of the story but definitely not the latter half never bothers me when that happens because I get so wrapped up in the mystery I ust sometimes forget to try and solve itThe Cheerleaders was a most interesting thriller with uite the twisted string of mysteries There s than one that will need to be solved and ust when you think you might see a connection between them be prepared to be turned in another direction The Cheerleaders was rather twisted but in the most enjoyable of ways Definitely a read to keep you guessing long before it s overOverall Rating 45 stars I had high expectations for this book and while it was an okay read I definitely felt there was something missing The style of writing confused me at times I didn t feel any
of the emotions the characters should have been feeling and even the mystery surrounding the the emotions the characters should have been feeling and even the mystery surrounding the felt like a let down A 3 star read Great book finished it in two days safe to say it had me hooked Won t say any as I don t want to accidentally drop any spoilers There s been no cheerleading suad at Sunnybrook High for the past five years following three separate tragedies involving cheerleaders Beth I bought this amazing book for my daughter and she couldn t tear her eyes away from it for one second She loves how Kara Thomas adds little snippets of five years ago and finds it easier to understand that way She also really liked the font size because she has trouble seeing small fonts She loves the way Kara Thomas writes in Monica s perspective and can t wait to order the second book Five girls lied Five girls died on September 3rd This book is epic so far So good I thoroughly recommend The only thing is I wouldn t buy this book if you don t like books that swear It annoys me that is swears a lot as the author could have used any other words I wish I could have given it 5 stars as I love this book so much Definitely definitely buy this book if you don t mind swearing though. D is starting to unravel There are the letters in her stepdads desk an unearthed years old cell phone a strange new friend at school Whatever happened five years ago isnt over Some people in town know than theyre saying And somehow Monica is at the center of it allThere are no cheerleaders in Sunnybrook but that doesnt mean anyone else is safeMore Praise for Kara ThomasGripping from start to finish with twists that left me shocked VICTORIA AVEYARD #1 New York Times bestselling author of Red ueenYoull be up all night tearing through the pages BUSTLEThis deliciously deceptive thrilleris a must have SL.
Kara Thomas Ç 3 free readFive cheerleaders from Sunnybrook High School have died Five years later Monica whose sister committed suicide is not convinced that these deaths were random Her fun loving sister Jen never would have taken her own life of that Monica is certain While snooping in her stepfather s office she happens upon enigmatic messages each a duplicate of the other contained in envelopes with no return addresses Why Monica wonders are these messages addressed to her stepfather kept in a locked desk drawer And important who is the sender She senses that they relate to the cheerleaders deaths and the mystery beginsTom has been Monica s stepfather as long as she can remember and she loves him Her sister s suicide deeply affected her entire family including Tom Had she misread him What do these secret cryptic messages meanLike Nancy Drew my idol when I was a teenager Monica is determined to get to the bottom of this mystery Slowly but surely she puts together pieces of the puzzle in an interesting story THE CHEERLEADERS is well written and fast paced Monica is a canny sleuth Although entertaining the book
seems to beto be toward a young audience No disrespect is intended by comparing Monica to Nancy Drew who was highly popular many years ago Read and enjoy Really enjoyed this Well written easy to read and had some great plot twistsNot your average who dunnit After reading Kara Thomas two thrillers last year I knew that this year s thriller The Cheerleaders would be ust as terrifying and suspenseful as her previous ones It definitely fit the bill for eerie thriller though I wasn t as creeped out as I had hoped to beLife the past five years for Monica has been hard ever since her sister died and her four friends died as well things have ust been rough Two separate incidents killed four of her sister Jen s friends and when everything became too much for her Jen took her own life Now as the five year anniversary starts to roll around Monica begins to uestion things Starting with wondering why her stepfather still has Jen s old cell phoneSoon Monica and a girl from her class Ginny begin to look into the events that surrounded Jen s friends deaths and even Jen s herself Tracking people down who knew Jen and the cheerleaders five years ago isn t exactly easy especially trying to see if
they can remember something. sharp brilliantly plottedcan remember something. Sharp brilliantly plotted totally engrossing KAREN M MCMANUS New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is LyingA crafty dark and disturbing story KATHLEEN GLASGOW New York Times bestselling author of Girl In Pieces A little bit Riverdale and a little bit Veronica Mars RILEY SAGER bestselling author of Final GirlsA Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year NomineeFrom the author of The Darkest Corners and Little Monsters comes an all new edge of your seat thriller set in upstate New York about an eerie seuence of seemingly unrelated events that leaves five cheerleaders deadThere are no che. ,
All the while we watch as Monica deals with her own life struggles She had an event happen to her over the summer that has pretty much left her shaken and has struggles She had an event happen to her over the summer that has pretty much left her shaken and has her whole attitude on life She s
not uite theuite the person she once was though since we didn t know her then we can only take that at face valueEveryone always assumed that the accident involving two of the cheerleaders was ust that and that the murder of the other two cheerleaders was solved as they caught the man they suspected of being the murderer before he died Case closed Monica s stepfather was one of the police officers who worked the case latter case But something never sat right with Monica hence all her digging and investigatingThis book kind of surprised me in some ways The majority of Monica
S Investigating Was Trying To Figure Out What Really Happenedinvestigating was trying to figure out what really happened the cheerleaders who were murdered and what Jen s connection to it all was that maybe she was murdered too for knowing something She strives to find answers but doesn t expect a part of her past to catch up with herI feel like the pacing might have been a little different this time around than in Kara s previous thrillers It wasn t overly slow with Monica s investigating but I felt like there was a definite change in pace to what I had initially anticipated It was enough to keep me turning the pages though as Monica continued to get closer before hitting yet another brick wall There was definitely a lot of tension to the story especially as Monica struggles to keep her life from falling apartI felt like I wasn t really able to devise my own speculations with this one There was simply so much going on and I was trying to find that connection to all of it When it s finally revealed by the end I knew there was no way of me having seen any of that Lol I enjoy being taken by surprise like thatI really enjoyed Monica s character in this one Her struggles that she was dealing with felt very real Granted some of her choices were so far beyond what I would ve done I still felt like the majority of her actions were very relatable and realistic She s definitely a heroine I could get behind and root for What also made the story interesting was that every now and then we would get a chapter s worth of details from Jen five years ago before and during all the events that took place. Erleaders in the town of SunnybrookFirst there was the car accident two girls dead after hitting a tree on a rainy night Not long after the murders happened Those two girls were killed by the man next door The police shot him so no one will ever know his reasons Monicas sister was the last cheerleader to die After her suicide Sunnybrook High disbanded the cheer suad No one wanted to be reminded of the girls theyd lostThat was five years ago Now the faculty and students at Sunnybrook High want to remember the lost cheerleaders But for Monica its not that easy She ust wants to forgetOnly Monicas worl.