A satisfying payoff without throwing graphic violence sex r much foul language at the reader In this sense it s like an Alfred Hitchcock thriller with teens than slasher fareSet in the vicinity f Silver Spring Maryland with its mountain roads the story begins with in the vicinity f Silver Spring Maryland with its mountain roads the story begins with school graduate Julie James getting summer Sex and Lust in Tijuana: True Sex Stories of the Tjamigos off to a promising start when an acceptance letter to Smith College the alma materf her widowed mother arrives in the mail Mrs James has sensed a change in her redheaded cheerleader daughter ver the last year studying harder but having less fun breaking up with a boy named Ray Bronson who left town about a year ago and headed to California Julie almost ignores a second letter she s received ne with no return address Tea for Ruby on the envelope The message in big block printingminously reads I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMERWe next meet Barry Cox freshman at the local college and a football hero in his high school days whose winning ways still get the attention The Life of Saint Philip Neri of the girls For this reason andthers Barry has cooled to his girlfriend f the past year Helen Rivers a high school dropout whose ambition and golden looks have secured her a lucrative job with Channel Five as a station rep and n air personality Helen s success seems to be the nly reason Barry hasn t broken up with her and when she telephones with something important to talk with him about he has no choice but go to her apartment complex Barry finds Julie there as well who shares the threatening letter with the couple Making reference to a pact they made last summer Barry blames the letter n Ray who Helen reveals is back in town Neither I only Like the Fingers of the Guy I Hate, Vol. 1 of the women believe Julie s ex would do something like this The football heroffers that Julie might be getting teased about something else she did last summer Helen is not comforted by this Julie returns home to prepare for a date when she encounters Ray waiting for her While he s missed Julie she explains that she needs to move The Whistle Pig on haunted by a tragic accident in which the car that Barry was driving with Helen in the front passenger seat and Julie Ray in back struck a twelve yearld boy n a bicycle named Daniel GreggDriving too fast while under the influence f a few beers and a little pot Barry feared prosecution and fled the accident scene that night Julie s vocal plea that they go back to help the boy was pposed by Helen who then as well as now is in love with Barry and wants to protect him Casting the deciding vote to stay silent was Ray who at that time lacked the nerve to stand up to Barry and instead made an anonymous call to 911 Their victim died n the way to the hospital Julie shares her letter with her ex dreading that someone else knows their secret Ray believes they should confess to the police not breaking the pact but dissolving it by convincing Barry and Helen to agree with themWhile Julie makes a fresh start with an Ira war veteran she s dating named Bud Helen continues to feel distance from Barry Growing up in a low income household and sharing a bedroom with her dumpy and vindictive Church Planting Is for Wimps: How God Uses Messed-Up People to Plant Ordinary Churches That Do Extraordinary Things older sister Elsa Helen s self made success and minor celebrity hasnly made her feel A Stepdaughter In Heat ostracized by her family and peers She makes a friend with a handsome new neighbor named Collie but comes close to falling apart when Barry is lured away from his frat house by a telephone call and shot His ability to walk again in doubt Barry claims that the phone call came from Helen who denies this By now both Helen and Ray have receivedminous messages as wellTaking the initiative Julie and Ray go up up to Mountain Highway to visit the Greggs They meet Daniel Gregg s sister Megan who reveals that her mother blamed herself for Daniel s death and fell ill She s convalescing in Las Lunas with her father Julie is certain that none f the Greggs could be responsible for the threats while Ray notices a fresh coat f paint Rufus on the house and men s shirts dryingn the clothesline The mystery thickens when Ray sneaks into the hospital to confront Barry about his fatal phone call He conceals the truth which is that a caller threatened to blackmail him with photos f the accident and lured Barry into a meeting where he was shotMeanwhile Mrs James has a very bad feeling about all f this Not that the feelings were foolproof and could be taken as gospel Last summer for instance there had been a time when she could have sworn that she felt something terrible approaching It was during a period in which Julie was seeing a great deal You Are a Miserable Excuse for a Hero!: Book One in the Just Make a Choice! 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Girls like her are a dime a Dozen And I To Have A and I happen to have a full f dimes Lois Duncan I Know What You Did SummerOne is never to ld to read the classic mystery I know what you did last summer which was also a movie not a very good ne and spawned many a copy c at book with a similiar premiseI first read this as a kid I am a huge fan Sins of Treachery of Louis Duncan s work and this wasne f her best novels The premise is simple A group f 4 It wasn t until recently that I found My Grandfather's Prison: A Story of Death and Deceit in 1940s Kansas City out thatne f my favourite movies f the late 90 s was actually based n
book but what is surprising is how different they feelI d not realised that I was in fact reading an updated version f the story with talk f cell phones and CDs it felt very much f that time period It wasn t until mentions Papi's Gift of the Ira war that I d finally realised that changes had been made OopsThis book is clearly being aimed at people like me who have come to it becausef the film it was suspenseful that the slasher flick and I uite enjoyed it for thatThe main plot f teens covering up a hit and run indecent is still the main part f the storyNostalgically I think I would have liked to have read the riginal version maybe an authors note at the beginning might have helped but I really want to give the movie a rewatch this October 35 stars As plenty f you I know this movie since I think it is グライネリエ 1 [Grainerie 1] onef the most representatives from the 90 s and ne f my favorites may I say since it has an iconic cast and I found it fun and suspenseful as well Sadly if you are looking to see the movie turning into a book you will be wrong As me and here are my thoughtsPlotDevelopment This book tells us the story f four teenagers who are involved in an accident that ends up wrong since it turns for them to kill someone Months later Julie receives a letter with I know what you did last summer written n it and by then everything changesHonestly the plot is always there you will found it in every chapter and each The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within onef the character is tortured in different ways so that causes the students to create changes in their way The Coming Revolution in Youth Ministry of seeing their lives The Development is a page turner but I think it is very predictable since the middlef the book at least for me even though I read it till the end because I wanted to know what would happenCharacters With four main characters two boys and two girls it was amazing the fact that they had this File Under: Arson oldie vibe and even when they are the clich personalities Good Bad Innocent Silly Handsome Pretty etc I found it interesting and I think this can be passedn because Wicked Sense of the time it was written As for the secondary characters allf them play an important role Parents changing situations and Friends creating gossipsGenre This is a YA Mystery which plays very good with it I recommend it for the people who wants to get introduced in this genre and love the ld vibes It is not scary at all and if you love cheesy movies r books this Powerless Against You one would be your choiceEnding As I said previously was predictable since the middlef the book for me but for certain reasons I enjoyed how it ends not because it was the best ending but because f the resolution and conclusion f ideas that were presented at the beginning Could be an pen ending but based n the time that was written it is an ending that could be totally inferredWriting I read the second version Dobys Lessons (Brats in Training of the book which was re written so there is nother to say that you will be reading a classic writing with new fashion vocabularyAs an extra I loved the reader uestions and the A with the author because my doubts about the film were solvedFavorite Character HelenFavorite uote If you can t run away Julie said Chokingly What can you doFace up to it Find all The Texan Meets His Match of my reviews at StarsWelcome to I decided to take a break from my usual selections And read listen to thisldie but goodie to celebrate my favorite time f year Spoiler Alert He s really going to murder her for being a basic wh Okay guys I read this book when I was in fourth grade when the movie came ut so my recollection will be a little bit foggy Just go with me n this kay view spoilerYes I was 9 when I read this Can you believe that Accelerated Reader didn t even give a uiz for this back in the day Pfft hide spoiler An amazing book It holds your attention from start to finish I highly recommend it to everyone Before it was a 90s slasher movie I Know What You Did Last Summer was actually a novel by Lois Duncan and believe it The Heretic's Handbook (Kindle Single) or not a very goodne Published in 1973 and revised by the author in 2010 I had superficial issues with her decision to rebrand everything from fashion to geopolitics to telephones for the Young Adult reader Blue Guide New York of today a decision that felt financial aspposed to creative but where it matters the book generates a terrific amount f suspense and delivers. Last summer four terrified friends made a desperate pact to conceal a shocking secret But now someone. .A Book But What Is Surprising Is How Different They
Young marriage was not easy for her to acceptIn the 2010 revision f I Know What You Did Last Summer Lois Duncan made a number Monsieur de Saint-George: Virtuoso, Swordsman, Revolutionary: A Legendary Life Rediscovered of superficial changes to her 1973 text A few are hard to spot like a blue pantsuit changing to blue pants and a blouse Vietnam and an antiwar demonstration are changed to Ira and an indiscriminate campus demonstration A noticeable change is the juggling act Duncan has to do with mobile phones which could have solved her mystery in half an hour if characters were easily able to contact eachther Garden of The Gods or authorities in an emergency In the inferior revised edition all mannerf dead batteries dropped signals r landlines still strangely in
use are ffered to keep the plot goingthereare The Fruits of Graft: Great Depressions Then and Now offered to keep the plot goingThere reasons why a novel written in the 1970sr 80s should not be revised for the Information Age even a novel that n the surface seems to be little than a Young Adult thriller The world has changed so much in forty years that relabeling is not sufficient to pass Duncan s story ff as Musical Mathematics: On the Art and Science of Acoustic Instruments one that could take place today The catalystf I Know What You Did Last Summer is a boy Goig on a bicycle being struck by a hit and run driver at ten clock at night plausible and effective in 1973 but today when all bicycles have reflectors and all children are cocooned in safety gear not to mention guarded by anxious parents who rarely let their children Where Alligators Sleep outf sight this scenario feels like a stretchThis sort Saraswati Park of reboot feels like a financial gambit thanne made to improve uality Ten Weeks with Chinese Bandits of the book and I Know What You Did Last Summer is compelling enough not to need it Duncan does a wonderfully subtle jobf generating tension with characters who ve committed an irrevocable crime and are wrapped so tight with guilt that the slightest tug might force them to snap This is a thriller where I was able to feel empathy not nly with the protagonists but their tormentor who unlike the boogeyman in the derivative 1997 slasher film and its seuels inflicts psychic violence as pposed to mostly physical The reveal in his identity also altered for the movies is novel as wellDuncan who allows her teenagers some illegal substances but lets the reader imagine how much sex they ve experimented with should be respected for writing a terrifying book without racking up dead bodies More sinister and imaginative is how Duncan keeps the teenagers alive In addition to the guilt that s been building Young And Naive, Wasted Years over a year each character is dragged into theirwn level Ebekulak of hell A sports hero view spoilermay not walk again hide spoiler Not the greatest film in the world and even worsef a book walk again hide spoiler Not the greatest film in the world and even worse Israeli Soldier Girl of a book Know What You Did Last Summer is so cheesy and predictable that it seems almostn purpose The characters are ridiculous caricatures Understories of typical teens and they acted completely ridiculous at the bestf times I read this novel in Commissar one sitting It wasn t the most enjoyable book I have read but it wasn t unexciting either I would have probably enjoyed this novel way if I had read it when I was about 13 yearsld The concept and plot Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook of the book grabbed my attention which is why I decided to read it Also the lengthf the book was ideal just in case if I didn t enjoy it I wouldn t have wasted too much time n it It was uite entertaining but it lacked suspense for me At first I found it to be captivating but during some chapters I felt like it was predictable I did however enjoy the main characters I felt like they were well written and weren t confusing to keep up with The author didn t flood you with an excessive amount f characters in the novel so you could easily distinguish them from The Firebrand Legacy one another I felt like I was watching a horror movie aspposed to feeling as if I was in the characters shoes I also expected a intense ending Nonetheless if you are looking for a uick read that is also entertaining this is an adeuate book Holy dated book BatmanI grew up Making Instruments Count on Lois Duncan the go to YA thriller writer in the 1970s I might have even given I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER five stars back then Technology makes many booksf my generation either period pieces The Kangaroo Pouch: A Story About Gestational Surrogacy For Young Children or irrelevant Teens today have never had to search for a dime for a payphone what having an unlisted phone number meansr not knowing who s calling when you answer the phoneSome editor had a not so brilliant idea to update I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER by throwing in a few computers and cell phones without addressing the rampant sexism that existed when I was young I m paraphrasing good thing Helen was pretty it was all she had going for her I could site dozens f examples f similar phrases that were awful messages for girls when I was growing up but happened all the time Had editors left the book as was good discussions about the differences in feminism and euality between then and now Updated the phrases seem NeanderthalSkip this r look for the riginal. Avenger Treat out there who is stalking them in a deadly game Will he stop at terrorr is he ut for reven.