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Ten | Gretchen McNeil
From Possess author Gretchen McNeil comes this teen horror novel inspired by Agatha Christies And Then There Were None. Perfect for fans of Christopher Pikes Chain Letter and Lois Duncans I Know What You Did Last Summer, Ten will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very last page! It was supposed to be the weekend of their livesan exclusive house party on Henry Island. Best friends Meg and Minnie are looking forward to two days of boys, booze, and fun-filled luxury. But what starts out as fun turns twisted after the discovery of a DVD with a sinister message: Vengeance is mine. And things only get worse from there. With a storm raging outside, the teens are cut off from the outside world . . . so when a mysterious killer begins picking them off one by one, theres no escape. As the deaths become more violent and the teens turn on one another, can Meg find the killer before more people die? Or is the killer closer to her than she could ever imagine?
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TheReadingRaccoon
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This was a fast paced and easy mystery thriller based loosely on And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. Although I had an idea of the motive behind all the murders it wasn‘t clear who was doing it and that kept me interested.
3.75 stars

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Mehso-so

While this had a nice premise - who‘s killing off the teenagers alone on an island - I honestly had trouble getting past some of the extremely juvenile actions of the characters. Yes, I know, they ARE juveniles, but there were times where I couldn‘t believe even a teenager would act so stupid or let another teenager treat them so badly. But I can say I didn‘t guess the killer, which is a plus. +16 points for #teamslaughter #scarathlon2021

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alecia3dixie
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This book was soo cringy. The way the teenage characters talked was soo bad. It was so stereotypical. You could definitely tell someone older wrote the teenagers. I didn't know who the killer was, but once I knew, the ending was very obvious. I'm going to give this a 1.5 star just because I didn't figure out who the killer was, but this book was very hard to get threw. The cringe factor was very high.

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This is a pretty good take on Christie's And Then There Were None for the YA crowd. By virtue of it having been done before, it was a little predictable but I did not guess who the perpetrator was so that was good. There was a definite sense of menace and I could feel Meg's terror growing. But the thought that a teenager could have arranged and orchestrated all of the events was a little hard to believe. It kept me interested so 👍🏻👍🏻.

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Ten teens. Three days. One killer. #ten #gretchenmcneil

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RedxoHearts
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Ten is the first book I've finished in awhile and I finished this one in 2 sittings. Just when I thought I figured out the mystery in the story the author would throw another twist in the mix. If you like mysteries or thrillers and YA I'd recommend giving this one a shot.

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RedxoHearts
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"This is how horror movies start."

This quote made me laugh because I say that too

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I am so behind on updating Litsy, bare with me!

And Then There Were None for teens, the characters were poorly developed and a lot of the deaths were off-page. I didn't like the giril with mental health problems being seen as a huge burden on everyone.

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BookwormAHN
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There is something about being an adult that makes reading about teens getting killed more and more fun each year. In this #VacationRead ten teens go to a party on an island and one them is set on killing the others.
#BBRC #YeahBaby
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#TeamCthulhu

BookwormAHN @jillannjohn I'm getting out Thursday for supplies and will probably mail your book back to you then. I also have Wychwood from @MaleficentBookDragon I haven't read it yet, but I was wondering when I do should I send it on to you or back to her? 2y
jillannjohn You can send it back to her. Thanks. 😃 2y
LibrarianRyan 😁👍🏻❤️ 2y
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MaleficentBookDragon I liked this book. I ♥ all riffs on 2y
BookwormAHN @jillannjohn Got it 👍🏻 2y
BookDragonNotWorm I agree! Have you read any of her other books? 2y
BookwormAHN @BookDragonNotWorm I haven't. Have you? I plan to see what else she has out. 2y
BookDragonNotWorm I've read several others by her, but I can't recommend #murdertrending enough. It might be the most perfect slice of ingenuitive YA murder fest that I've ever encountered. Definitely a fresh idea! 2y
BookwormAHN @BookDragonNotWorm Thanks I'll check it out. 2y
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick 🤣🤣🤣 I agree about the teenagers. Some books pull me back to high school and good times, others have characters that need to fall into a wood chipper. 2y
BookwormAHN @jillannjohn I mailed your book today 😺 2y
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Day 23 - #ANumberInTheTitle #MarchMadness
#Ten #GretchenMcNeil

I own this book and need to read it soon!

Eggs Teen horror 😳😳 3y
EadieB @Eggs Some YA books are quite good! 3y
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Day 28 - #TenInTitle #AuldLangReads
#Ten #GretchenMcNeil

I‘m going to have to read this soon!

OriginalCyn620 Sounds good! 3y
TheLudicReader It‘s good. 3y
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Mleanne
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Oh man. I was so excited to read this because I loved Agatha Christie‘s “And Then There Were None”. I was not disappointed. This book got increasingly more tense and creepy as it progressed which made me read it even faster. I loved it and really appreciate the message it includes related to the teenagers involved. I won‘t spoil it for you😉

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Deborah42
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Ten teens are invited to an exclusive party at the island home of a popular classmate. Before long, they realize that something sinister is happening.

There‘s a striking similarity to Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie.

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”As the sound of the ferry‘s engines faded into the distance, Meg felt suddenly isolated. Other than the dull rumble of water and wind, she couldn‘t hear a thing, and there were no signs of life on the distant beach. Meg #shivered. They were alone in the middle of nowhere, their only contact with the outside world retreating into the night.”
#QuotsyOct19 #AllHallowsRead #shiver #GiveAScaryBook

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ashleyracheleee
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7/10 good book! The first half was a bit slow and difficult get through but I could tell it was going to get good so I pushed through. And let me say, when it got good, it got GOOD. It was really intense and interesting and I was flipping through pages really fast and couldn‘t take my eyes off until the end! It would make me think I figured everything out just to turn around and have a HUGE plot twist! I highly recommend this book!!

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This wasn't the best YA murder mystery that I've read lately, but I did enjoy it. There was some witty dialogue and some good ideas and plot twists. It was fast paced and a quick, good read. I did guess the killer - the book is a bit of an homage to a very famous book written by one of my favorite mystery authors. I've been waiting to see this plot twist used again and wasn't disappointed!

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A new twist on an Agatha Christie classic. It had me on the edge of my seat until the very end. I couldn‘t put this book down, it had me wondering what was going to happen next. It had my heart racing and guessing what will happen next to them. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #Ten #GretchenMcNeil #funkopop #popvinyl #FreddyFunko #NormanBates #book #books #read #bookrecommendation #bookrecommendations #bookreport #bookreview #YoungAdult #Mystery #Horror #YA 💚💚💚💚💚

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MaleficentBookDragon
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I really liked this book. Until the end.
I figured out the killer early on, but that did not take away from my enjoyment. It was a fun cross between I Know What You Did Last Summer and And Then Were None.
I just wish it had gone with a more Christie-esque ending. It unfortunately finished with a nice, neat, happy ending all wrapped up on a bow. Blah. Too bad.

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MaleficentBookDragon
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How could I not rub that belly? Hades is a big tease. #catsoflitsy
Starting a new book on my kindle. I haven't done that in a while.
I love And Then There Were None, so I'm curious about this so of retelling.

Crazeedi Precious! 4y
Brooke_H I volunteer at our local SPCA. The staff give us strict instructions to never pet the cats‘ bellies. It‘s. So. Hard. 4y
RainyDayReading I love And Then There Were None too! An Unwanted Guest by Shari LaPena is also sort of a retelling of it. It wasn‘t as good as Agatha (granted it‘s not easy) but it was engrossing! There‘s also Ten Dead Comedians which is basically ATTWN but with comedians instead. 4y
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Librarybelle Congratulations! 4y
Christine11 Congratulations! 🌟 4y
Liatrek 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 4y
Lovesbooks87 Yay! Congrats! 🎉📚🎉📚🎉📚 4y
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ashley_o13
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I'm definitely going to aim to finish this today !! It's so good so far. It's been a long time since I fell asleep while reading, but I did last night because I just couldn't put it down. Can't wait to find out who the killer is 💀💀

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ashley_o13
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Book 108/120 and drinking tea with a mug one of my best friends bought me 🤓📖💕

Avanders Oh that mug... 😍 4y
ashley_o13 @Avanders 😍😍 she got it for me for Christmas and I cracked up laughing when I read it but I love it ! 4y
Cinfhen Great mug 🤩 4y
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Bookzombie
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When you have the time and a page-turner, it is such a battery recharge to finish a book in one day!

It sort of feels weird, YA or not, for there to be a retelling of Agatha Christie‘s And Then There Were None to me, but even so I enjoyed this. I didn‘t spend a lot of time comparing the two plot wise so that probably helped me enjoy this one.

Texreader Yes! It is fun to finish in a day. Don‘t remember the last time I did. 4y
JaclynW This is one of my daughter's favorite books. I haven't read it yet. But I've read And Then There Were None. I love finishing up a book in one day! Yay! What a feeling! 4y
batsy Ooh, a fun YA retelling of And Then There Were None sounds right up my street 😊 4y
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I am liking this pick as my first book for Spooktober! The premise is loosely based on Christie's "And Then There Were None" but with a YA and modern spin!

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Readingismyescape
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⭐️⭐️⭐️ 3/5 stars
According to the Amazon page, this book was inspired by Agatha Christie‘s And Then There Were None. I never read that book though I probably should.
I didn‘t like most of the characters, but the book is a fast-paced, easy read that kept me guessing until the very end. I had different suspicions throughout the book, but they were wrong, which is always fun.

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amb
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This book is a YA retelling of one of my favorite books of all time #AndThenThereWereNone by Agatha Christie. Since I am very familiar with the story, there weren‘t a lot of surprises here, but unlike Christie, the characters here actually weren‘t all guilty of something. I can say, however, that they seemed a lot younger mentally than seniors in high school at least to this old lady. Short story, I knew who dunnit but still wanted to know how/why

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amb
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Look what I found in this book I got from #BookOutlet 😱
I would have never expected to receive a signed copy of a used book. Pretty exciting!

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ReadingRover
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Thanks @aprilpohren for the great #keychainswap package!!! I‘m so excited to read the books and I love the keychains! Look at cute little Eeyore‘s face! The iced drink mixes are a great idea too! @JenlovesJT47

JenlovesJT47 💚💚💚 4y
aprilpohren I am so glad you liked everything!! Enjoy! 4y
MaleficentBookDragon 💙 the Cheshire Cat. That is my favorite version of him. 4y
ReadingRover @MaleficentBookDragon I know he‘s super cute! 4y
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Shellyfish
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Back in LA. Sitting in the cool breeze listening to amazing authors 📚🤓 #LATimesFestivalOfBooks

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When I wasn't looking, this happened! Thank you to all my Litsy friends and fanatics for this amazing community!

Cinfhen Congrats 🎉🎉🎉 5y
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Texreader Way to go!!! 🎉🎉🎉👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 5y
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I thought that this book would be great as it is based on a Agatha Christie‘s And then there were none. It was not that great for me. I won‘t reread it or read anything else she writes.

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That-Bookish-Hiker
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This book had me on the edge of my seat the whole story. I was so anxious to see what would happen next that I had to stop my self from reading the next paragraph in advance lol.

I loved the b-rated scary movie feel of the story and there were even parts of the books where I was scared of what was going to happen next and yelling at the characters not to leave the group.

Can't wait to read more from this author.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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That-Bookish-Hiker
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Started this on the train ride this morning.

It's set in the San Juan Islands, a place I love dearly here in the PNW and vacation at. I probably won't view it the same after this book lol.

Ten teens. Three days. One killer.
Eek!

#currentlyreading

annkuch13 Oh! Lifetime channel made a movie out of this a month or so ago. It was pretty good. 5y
That-Bookish-Hiker @annkuch13 really?! I'll have to see if I can find it on Netflix or Amazon Prime. 5y
BekahB I thought this was a pretty fun read. McNeil‘s Possess is a fun YA horror read too. 😀 5y
That-Bookish-Hiker @BekahB I'll add that to my tbr. Thanks! 5y
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