What Happened to Cass McBride? by Gail Giles

whathappenedtocassmcbrideRead pp. 12-15.

Cass Mcbride is in a box underground. There is a pump and a tube that is supplying air so she can stay alive. For now…

How did this happen?

It started with a note.

David Kirby, a social outcast. asked Cass out. She turned him down nicely enough. I mean come on, Cass is a popular girl. She has a reputation to protect.

She left this note for her friend.

Read p. 102.

Unfortunately, David finds the note and it is the last straw. He commits suicide.
David’s older brother blames Cass for his brother’s suicide. Only it doesn’t stop there. He drugs and kidnaps her and then puts her into a box underground. Her will make her admit that the suicide was her fault and thebn she will die for it.

Can she get out alive when all she has as a weapon is her words?



Shattering Glass by Gail Giles

841868[1]Let me start by saying that this books ends really badly. It’s not a spoiler. It is in the first paragraph of the book.

[Read the first paragraph of the book.]

When it all started, they all thought it was a good idea, or at least a harmless one. Even the school principal was on board. Coop, Young and the Bobster always went along with whatever schemes Rob Haynes came up with. He was the leader of their group of friends and one of the most popular kids at school. The plan was to take Simon Glass–an overweight, awkward nerd–and make him popular. It was just the sort of challenge that Rob loved.

But what they didn’t count on were the lies, manipulation, the secrets that would be uncovered. And worst of all, they didn’t know what Simon himself would do.