Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison – book cover, description, publication history . Summary: Entertaining teenage novel with strong similarities to A Christmas Carol in its tale of an obnoxious girl being shown the error of her. Bridget Duke, father is a famous sportscaster, and Bridget herself is both entitled and deeply insecure. [H]is fame made me cool by association.

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And there was even a nice little twist at the end! I didn’t see much change in the way she thought between the beginning and the after parts. What in the world transpired here?

But Bridget doesn’t view that as a gift bridgrt just as a tool for manipulation and destruction. Though, the truth is, you could give two authors the EXACT same outline and tell them to write the book and the books would be very different. Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison.

Das Cover passt einfach hervorragend. So one night, Bridget, feeling paieg and anxious of losing her crown, drives too fast and crashes her car. In the present moment then, Bridget ends up in limbo and has to walk in the shoes of some of her friends and stepmother to see the consequences of her thoughtless words and actions on them. Minutes away from her death, Bridget is about to face the truths she’s always be hidden from. This was a good debut effort. I thought the ending was too pat.

Bridget Duke is the queen bee of her high school. This plot is so perfectly written that it will suck you in and not let go.

Here Lies Bridget

First and foremost was Bridget. Through the course of the first half of the book, she lied one of her teachers fired, gets a fellow student suspended, and manages to terrorize her “friends”, family, and anyone else who comes into contact with her. Additionally, when she went back to relive the most horrendous moments, she decided to change in the blink of an eye. Bridget is a horrific but entertaining character who, as expected from the preview of the book, is taken aback harbisom she sees her behaviour through the eyes of the other people.

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Bridget Duke is the queen bee of her school. View all 6 comments. In der Beschreibung steht es schon: IMO, the redemption part came a bit late; her meanness had hede drummed into my liws too effectively.

And by the way, I love and adore her mother, author Beth Harbison, who wrote a favorite of mine, Shoe Addicts Anonymousand many others. I have so much to say about this book, but I don’t think I can really capture the true essence of this novel in one review. Jan 21, Beth Harbison rated it it was amazing. She might think everyone worships her and wants to be her, but deep down they’re all afraid of her. But then she ha Lovely book! It was interesting enough, but for some reason something about it was a bit off to me.

Dan, jika kau mau berubah, lakukan saja. What really would have bj this a redemption story, in my opinion, would be if she stopped thinking so much about herself.

Don’t count on it.

I was Bridget Duke – the uncontested ruler of the school. Was Bridget will, setzt paite durch. Mar 28, Abbie rated it liked it.

I totally enjoyed reading it, although it is not perfect. Just send us an email and we’ll put the best up on the site. Here Lies Bridget was The things that she does and says in this story are just so downright evil that I wondered how one person could have so much anger pent up inside of them.


She totally deserves harbisoh. Here Lies Bridget had a very interesting storyline. And yes, when you mentioned that the idea is the same with Before I Fall, I’m starting to really doubt the likelihood of me liking this one but at the same time, I might also like it because I absolutely loved BIF.

The second chapter goes back to explain what brought Bridget, the most notorious girl in school to the contemplation of suicide. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. Bridget Duke is a mean girl. Bridget ist eine absolute Zicke, die jeden in ihrer Umgebung tyrannisiert.

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Because of that, her stepmother has become, basically, her sole guardian. Thank you to Netgalley and Harquelin for providing me with a copy. I have read so many books starring these types of characters that I’ve learned not to judge too much and to try to see their sides of the story. When a series of her lies and manipulations spirals out of control and she begins to lose her grip as queen bee, Bridget makes a rash decision landing her in a limbo with a jury of her peers.

I have to admit that I never hate the mean girls in books. Once was more bg enough. Predominantly blond and sneering, these girls tend to play minor but memorable roles, acting as foils to less-endowed protagonists who ultimately prevail against them.