Gina Damico

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Croak

Nominated for the Best Fiction for Young Adults award by the ALA book
Fiction
US & Canada Houghton Mifflin Co (Ed. Julie Tibbott)
2012
Fed up with her wild behavior, sixteen-year-old Lex’s 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 shoveling manure. He’s a Grim Reaper. And he’s going to teach Lex the family business.

She quickly assimilates into the peculiar world of Croak, a town populated by reapers who deliver souls from this life to the next. But Lex can’t stop her desire for justice—or is it vengeance?—whenever she encounters a murder victim, craving to stop the attackers before they can strike again. Will she ditch Croak and go rogue with her reaper skills?
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Reviews


"Creepy and hilarious."
VOYA


"A lot of books make me wish I could live within their pages, but I wouldn't mind dying in this one." Adam Rex, author of Fat Vampire


"In this spirited (no pun intended) debut, Damico playfully explores the nature of life and the afterlife. . .The morbid subject matter is kept in check by entertaining characters, clever twists, and a sly, self-aware sense of humor that pervades this promising series launch."
Publisher's Weekly


An amusing blend of whimsy and humor with serious drama and blood.

Kirkus Reviews


Characters are always as clever as we wish we were. . . . An irresistible blend of impending doom, irreverent humor, hormone-fueled make-out sessions, and creative world-building make this sequel stronger than its predecessor and will leave readers dying for the next book.

School Library Journal

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