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Crush, Candy, Corpse

McNicoll, Sylvia (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Crush, Candy, Corpse

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Last year, Sunny served forty hours volunteer time on an Alzheimer's ward, where she developed a crush on Cole, another volunteer. Now she is on trial for manslaughter.
Authors: McNicoll, Sylvia, 1954-
Title: Crush, candy, corpse
Publisher: Toronto : Lorimer ; Custer, WA : Distributed in the United States by Orca Book Pub., c2012.
Characteristics: 219 p. ;,23 cm.
Summary: Last year, Sunny served forty hours volunteer time on an Alzheimer's ward, where she developed a crush on Cole, another volunteer. Now she is on trial for manslaughter.
ISBN: 9781459400634
Statement of Responsibility: Sylvia McNicoll
Subject Headings: Manslaughter Juvenile fiction. Manslaughter Fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Manslaughter
LCCN: 2012494993
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Jul 22, 2013
  • jesussavesbro rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

sunny is being sentenced for man slaughter and murder of coles grand mother because of "chocking" her with candy.
sunny is doing her community hours in a residents home with patients with Alzhimers... in the beginning walking into a bad stench she thinks this is the worst idea she could've ever made. but her teacher told her too. just as she thought this place was the worst -place ever..... she encounters a teen named cole and finds out his grandmother is staying here.
weeks go by and she starts to enjoy the place knowing cole is visiting and what not but then her grandmother keeps asking her for mints.... and not just one at a time but to be put in her mouth more than once...... so did she really "kill" coles grandmother or was it something already planned for,,,,,,

Apr 18, 2013
  • bookworm0012 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I didn't really like this book. The back-and-forth between the present and the past was really confusing. The plot was strange and I was confused about what was even going on. The references to "paradise" didn't make sense and the characters personalities kept changing. Donovan kept trying to be bad then good and I could never tell what his motive was. I didn't like Sunny's attitude and the entire book wasn't really good.

Apr 09, 2013
  • NorthleaAM rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

I thought this book was well written, like how there was a court scene at the begining of every chapter. I just thought there wasn't much ideas and details put into the book, but the author formatted it for success

Apr 03, 2013
  • Missy4052 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

i liked why she died her bangs but wasnt very creative. This book wasn't one of my top 3. :(

Mar 12, 2013
  • FierceDragon rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Overall, really good read! I really enjoyed it! One of my top Red Maple books.

Mar 11, 2013
  • ginjaninja23 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

I thought this book was okay but was lacking in creativity. This is the second book in the Red Maple selection that is based around court and I really don't understand the justice system so it was kinda confusing for me. I didn't like what happened to Cole and I think he should end up with Sunny at the end.

Mar 06, 2013
  • NorthleaKDN rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

i think that this book was really good except for the ending. the author could have expanded a bit on the ending. but overall it was pretty good. it included a good amount of mystery, adventure, and romance.

Mar 05, 2013
  • andrewheppner456 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This was one of my favourite reads this year! I highly recommend it to lovers of supsense novels.

Feb 25, 2013
  • 09sparky rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I kind of enjoyed "Crush. Candy. Corpse." but the general idea of Sunny helping someone commit suicide is really creepy and scary. There was a lot of drama like when Cole got hit by the bus or when his grandmother died. I know there needs to be drama to make it interesting but when an important character dies (his grandmother) it just kind of like wow.

Feb 05, 2013
  • samdog123 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Sonja needs volunteer hours for high school. She is assigned to a senior's home. At first, she's not happy, but as she gets to know the seniors who live there, she comes to enjoy her time spent with them. When one of the senior's dies due to asphyxiation from a candy, Sonja is suspect. An enjoyable read told from the teen's perspective.

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Mar 12, 2013
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