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My So Called Death Karen Vera is a popular 14 year old girl whose life is cut short when she falls off the top of her cheerleader pyramid She soon learns that she is death challenged Her only way to have a normal life is to go to DEAD school Stacey Jay s book takes a tragedy and turns it into a very funny story The book seems like a mashup of John Huges films, Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles George Romero films Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead and Day of the Dead , and JK Ro Karen Vera is a popular 14 year old girl whose life is cut short when she falls off the top of her cheerleader pyramid She soon learns that she is death challenged Her only way to have a normal life is to go to DEAD school Stacey Jay s book takes a tragedy and turns it into a very funny story The book seems like a mashup of John Huges films, Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles George Romero films Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead and Day of the Dead , and JK Rowling s Harry Potter series Jay makes the story very twisted and disgusting She is very generous with the gore and it shows her dark sense of humor The book paints a clear picture of high school life, including everything from making new friends, making enemies and first love All this is done from the perspective of a zombie teenager The world has been saturated with zombies for quite awhile With grim zombie apocalypse stories like The Walking Dead rating 1 on television it is refreshing to take in a light hearted zombie tale I read the book in 2 sittings and chuckled my way through it It is a page turner that keeps you wanting to find outThere are a couple of negative aspects of the book The story tends to be a bit cliche over and over again For the most part this can be forgiven because the book does not take itself very seriously The mystery story line is very predictable, but Stacey Jay manages to add little twists that allow the reader to forgive the imperfections Carrie AckersonHumorKaren Vera is the smallest, most pink wearing cheerleader at Peachtree High Naturally she s the one on the top of a human pyramid when the stunt goes wrong and she DOESN T die Karen is death challenged She becomes a zombie, and must go to DEAD High instead, a zombie boarding school It isn t so bad, once she gets used to eating animal brains But suddenly somebody is harvesting zombie brains Karen and gorgeous zombie hunk Gavin need to save their classmates Expect te Carrie AckersonHumorKaren Vera is the smallest, most pink wearing cheerleader at Peachtree High Naturally she s the one on the top of a human pyramid when the stunt goes wrong and she DOESN T die Karen is death challenged She becomes a zombie, and must go to DEAD High instead, a zombie boarding school It isn t so bad, once she gets used to eating animal brains But suddenly somebody is harvesting zombie brains Karen and gorgeous zombie hunk Gavin need to save their classmates Expect terrible zombie humor a la perky cheerleader The plot seems part Harry Potter and part Buffy with a touch of Scooby Doo, but is fun nonetheless Good light reading This was a fun read for me It reminded me a bit of probably due to the boarding school setting and the humor mixed with due to the mystery aspect and the younger target audience I m sad there aren t anybooks in the series at least not yet , so I guess I need to try Ms Jay s other zombie series Megan Berry This was a fun read for me It reminded me a bit of probably due to the boarding school setting and the humor mixed with due to the mystery aspect and the younger target audience I m sad there aren t anybooks in the series at least not yet , so I guess I need to try Ms Jay s other zombie series Megan Berry Loved the mysterious journey of teenagers after their death as dead or undead zombies and their mysterious fight against the one who killing the DEADS This is so oddly lighthearted and fun for a zombie book Eating brains, black magic, and a zombie killer on the loose somehow seem as fluffy as cotton candy with Karen Vera in the POV seat In fact, I wouldn t have minded a littleweight, but I still very much enjoyed this and will be readingStacey Jay 3.5 stars Ok, this bookis wonderful It is light, hilarious, fun, ridiculous, far fetched but well thought out at the same time , and awesome I read the synopsis of this book by Stacy Jay when I was going on a new book spree and decided to give it a whirl I read it in a day and it was exactly what I wanted, fun I highly recommend this book to anyone with a dry and sick sense of humor like myself, the rest of the fans of Karen Vera, and Stacy Jay. All in all it was a good day to die If there really is such a thing You hear characters in movies say that all the time, but does anyone really believe the words good and die belong in the same sentence Still, it could have been worse It could have been dark and spooky night instead of a beautiful Georgia morning in late October, with a light wind whipping across the Peachtree High School football field, making zombies seem like the last thing anyone needed to worry about Fifteen year old freshman, Karen Vera, is well on her way to ruling her school when a freak cheer leading accident turns her into, well, a freak Much to her Horror and Dismay, Karen learns she is a genetic mutation, one of the Death Challenged a politically correct term for a zombie Now she has to go to a top secret zombie school, eat brains for lunch, and take courses with names like Secrets of Successful Morticians and their Uses for the Undead Foundation and Beyond And to make matters worse, her roommate is the most reviled girl at DEAD High, a complete head case, and maybea murdererCan Karen find out who s offing the nearly un off able Undead before she becomes the next victim Can she convince the super cute captain of the swim team that a girl can have a pathological love for pink and still carry on an intelligent conversation Will she ever pass remedial Algebra for the Death Challenged This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here After dying in a cheerleading accident, high school freshman Karen turns into a zombie and enrolls at a boarding school for the undead where she uncovers a murder mystery Im a spoiler and spoiler is just an understatement..Beware Characters Karen Vera lives in georgia,died by cheerleader accdient,freshman, waked up as a zombie,5 1,golden blond hair,brown eyes,14 yr old,not a normal person..a genetic anomaly,doesnt have a pulse any,skin will rot if doesnt take proper precautions,lower After dying in a cheerleading accident, high school freshman Karen turns into a zombie and enrolls at a boarding school for the undead where she uncovers a murder mystery Im a spoiler and spoiler is just an understatement..Beware Characters Karen Vera lives in georgia,died by cheerleader accdient,freshman, waked up as a zombie,5 1,golden blond hair,brown eyes,14 yr old,not a normal person..a genetic anomaly,doesnt have a pulse any,skin will rot if doesnt take proper precautions,lower body temp than humans,has to attend Dead High,best friend was piper when she was alive,had the principal of Dead High fake her death to every human except her family,shortest girls at Dead High,paled face,got knocked on head when discovering dead body in bathroom,sneaks in to samedi s office with trish to find evidence,followed gavin to the pool without him knowing and found a dead body which was trish s ,almost died,went in the snake door while samedi was doing a spell to find the missing brains with her coven and got caught,flys in the air on a maggot s back to uy time for gavin to do the spell,kisses gavin at the end.Mr.Vera professor of midieval literature,hates football,has 4 kids,agreed to let karen go to Dead High.Mrs.Vera has 4 kids,has to agree to let karen go to Dead High,a believer starting from the day karen was undead,37,human.Kyle Vera karen s one year old brother.Keith Vera karen s one year old brother.Kimmy Vera karen s one year old sister.Kevin Jenkins the one to look up karen s skirt during the pyramid causing the cheerleaders to do so and thats where the cheerleader accident starts.Duke Pearson karen s crush when she was alive.Theresa Samedi principal of Dead High borading school ,super pale skin, short spikey black hair,black brown eyes,the one to explain all the things that hapened to karen,tasted karen s blood to see if karen is the one stealing brains if she was eating human brains rather than animals her blood would of tasted funny ,was in the snake door doind a spell with a group of people,wants to put a suspension spell on gavin and karen its black magic to freeze a person in time against will but failed,isnt her first time suspending someone,crossed the line for black magic,not the theif.Mr.Cork English and Zombie poet teacher,near six feet tall,bulgy eyes,skinny,gray eyes,got be skinned by mrs.cork,innocent.Mrs.Cork Amisi was mr.cork the whole time,saved gavin and karen from further running when they were running from samedi,seen too much also and samedi is after him including gavin and karen,was the one who hit karen on the head in the bathroom,was the one by the bleachers,trapped gavin and karen in a hallway with maggots,can read minds b c hes eaten parts of the 3 brains that gave himpower,stole mr.cork s skin to use it as undercover stole as in took it off which leads to killing ,the brain theft,brown eyes,stole brains to work a spell to get her woman body back,samedi s sister,one of the first undeads ,dies Miss.Newhouse chemistry professor.Mr.Eden the new English and Zombie poet teacher,cute for his age.Clarice karen s dorm mate in Dead High,hates cheerleaders,greasy shoulder length black hair,gray eyes,undead,fifteen,freshman, braces,one of the two that pratices magic,death challenged,family died in a car wreck,does her best to make everyone at Dead High hate clarice which worked ,went in the snake door while samedi was doing a spell to find the missing brains with her coven and got caught,has trish s necklace,hexing karen all this time as in using black magic that made the whole school hate karen ,her bodied dissapeared b c of all they seen which means samedi did something to get rid of her for seeing too much ,having her own room when she comes back.Darby clarice s friend,one of the two that pratices magic,only one that puts up with clarice,deprogrammed,enormous,damp dirty blond hair,went in the snake door while samedi was doing a spell to find the missing brains with her coven and got caught,has trish s necklace,her bodied dissapeared b c of all they seen which means samedi did something to get rid of her for seeing too much.Mandy Dee pretty,bright red hair,pale face,freakles,undead,goes to Dead High,resident assistant RA ,nice.Trish goes to Dead High,brown straight bangs,friendly,loving, undead,deprogrammed,dark brown eyes,5 10,tallest girl in Dead High,thinks gavins cute,on toilet duty,fourteen,sneaks in to samedi s office with claire to find evidence,spent time in juvenille detention when twelve,got her cranium harvested third victim ,first roomate died undersketchy circumstances,saved,taking clarice s place as karen s roomy.Gavin McDougal karen s only crush at Dead High,black hair hangs in eyes,bright blue eyes,dimples,paled face,goes to Dead High,undead,junior smartest one ,swims,Deprogrammed,works in front of the caf handing out menus,liked by both DC s and Dp s,was seen in samedi s office walking out with a folder that said rare and forbidden spells ,5 8,sixteen,almost died,pratices spells,dissed karen after being in samedi s office for some reason Reason make people think clarice isnt involved in the investigate with him ,went in the snake door while samedi was doing a spell to find the missing brains with her coven and got caught,had a protection spell on him the whole time so didnt get affected by clarice s black magic,works a spell in the hallway to escape,chewed on the brains so he can take the energy source away from mrs.cork,kisses karen at the end.Kendra Duncan got her cranium harvested at Dead High someone stole her brain and shes dead dead unless someone can find it,undead,friendly,sopho who worked the raw line,Deprogrammed,first victim,saved.Penelope Sweetney someone harvested her cranium,second victim,new freshman,deprogrammed,saved.Dr.Conner doctor at Dead High,woman,samedi s great great grandmother,undead.Renee hall monitor,found karen unconcious,got brainwashed after saying she saw a person in a white robe jump out the window.Facts Black magically raised zombies are zombies that are mindless,scary,red glowing eyed freaks,wants to chow on human flesh and nothing else.Some of them can have their soul back if their dead if their corpse is raised within a year of their death Zombies can live hundreds of years Real food wreaks undead s digestion Undeads all haver to eat brains for the rest of their life to prevent skin rot and keep their body working Deprogrammed students are humans whos bodies are raised by voo doo priest Uniform for Dead High black choir robe ish cranium harvesting means brain has been removed Death challenged girls cant reproduce Only the deprogrammed have to do work study..as in bathroom duty,etc.To pay back for having the principal take them in In Dead High its weird for a Deadly challenged to be friends with the Deprogrammed Zombies can put illusions on themselves so the humans dont reconize them Maggots Zombies Undead s worst enemie,loves to feed on undead s flesh.Used by doctors to treat humans since they only feed on dead flesh and leave the healthy alone Karen didn t know she had a genetic mutation that would keep her alive when she fell off the top of the cheerleading pyramid in front of the whole school Now she s headed to a boarding school for the Un Dead As soon as she arrives bad things start happening Some students at DEAD aren t mutants like her they were raised from the dead by a magician and rescued Those students are now in jeopardy, including Karen s new friend Trish Girls are found with their brains removed Karen and Trish de Karen didn t know she had a genetic mutation that would keep her alive when she fell off the top of the cheerleading pyramid in front of the whole school Now she s headed to a boarding school for the Un Dead As soon as she arrives bad things start happening Some students at DEAD aren t mutants like her they were raised from the dead by a magician and rescued Those students are now in jeopardy, including Karen s new friend Trish Girls are found with their brains removed Karen and Trish decide they must find the killer and soon, but Karen is distracted by her number one suspect, Gavin Then Trish is attacked and Karen and Gavin are almost killed as well They may be getting closer to the killer, but will they be the next victims An interesting romance all the elements are here There s a lot of description of what it s like to be a zombie and eat brains Karen and Gavin develop a romance and Karen s roommate is a good suspect The real killer that s a bit of a twist Not fabulous but not horrible either I really enjoyed Stacey Jay s You re So Undead to Me, which was funny and had a great teen voice The same elements in this novel grate on the nerves, especially in the first part of the book The only character who is fleshed out ha ha to full person status is the narrator protagonist, and in lieu of actual character development we get caricatures and an occasional stereotype instead For example, if you were hoping the ex cheerleader protagonist would ultimately find out that her mini Sna I really enjoyed Stacey Jay s You re So Undead to Me, which was funny and had a great teen voice The same elements in this novel grate on the nerves, especially in the first part of the book The only character who is fleshed out ha ha to full person status is the narrator protagonist, and in lieu of actual character development we get caricatures and an occasional stereotype instead For example, if you were hoping the ex cheerleader protagonist would ultimately find out that her mini Snape of a roommate is not so bad after all, then just know now you re going to be disappointed The Gavin Karen interactions are iffy sometimes and needed work to make them meaningful and Gavinof an actual presence


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