The Pact

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This story takes teenage love to the next level. Hartes and Golds lived next to each other for more than seventeen years. The duo became inseparable, their friends and families both knew about this closeness.  Everything was well, until one night, at midnight the hospital rings up to Emily is dead. The cause of death was a gunshot wound. When Chris wakes up in the hospital, he asks for Emily, his only love. But Emily is dead, and only Chris knows what happened. Was it murder or suicide Chris did not remember, all he remembered was that he was supposed to die with her.

What makes this book stand out?

This book is a takes on a different theme and tone which departs from the genre Jodi usually writes in. Regardless, she created a masterpiece.

Read it for

Picoult’s way of writing has usually been romance oriented, but for this book, she departs from her well-understood turf to something more gripping and mysterious. She made an excellent book out this story.

Don't read it for

The story drags on after a point. Apart from this, the end seems to be extremely predictable.

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