This book is awful. Because I needed some brain candy relief from the intense intellectual strain of my current book, I decided, hell yeah. Cardboard characters, melodrama, terrible dialogue, dopey plot, rampant sexism and outdated social mores make this book a forgettable and irritating reading experience.
Duncan in Sarasota, Florida After dropping out of college, Duncan continued to write and publish magazine articles; she wrote over articles published in magazines such as Ladies' Home JournalRedbookMcCall'sGood Housekeepingand Reader's Digest.
Her friend, who was the chair of the journalism department, hired her as a replacement based on her experience writing for magazines, despite the fact that she did not have a degree.
Suspense and horror novels[ edit ] Influenced by her own interest in the supernatural and speculative fictionDuncan wrote various suspense and horror novels aimed for teenagers. Griffina novel that details three high school students' murder of their high school English teacher. The value of the book lies in the twisted logic of the teenagers and how easily they can justify anything.
News for Dogs and Movie for Dogsboth children's novels.
Her final book, a non-fiction sequel to Who Killed My Daughter? Her first marriage ended in divorce in Who Killed My Daughter? Of course, for that to be possible, Kait's case must be solved.
Edwards Award recognizes one writer and a particular body of work for "significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature".
Duncan won the annual award in and the young adult librarians now name six books published from tothe autobiographical Chapters and five novels: Griffin, and The Twisted Window.
The citation observes, "Whether accepting responsibility for the death of an English teacher or admitting to their responsibility for a hit and run accident, Duncan's characters face a universal truth—your actions are important and you are responsible for them.Her young adult novels included Ransom, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Killing Mr.
Griffin, Night Terrors, Stranger with My Face, Don't Look Behind You, and The Twisted Window.
She also wrote works for younger readers including Silly Mother, The Circus Comes Home: When the Greatest Show on Earth Rose the Rails, Hotel for Dogs, News for Dogs 4/5(21).
Spoilers will not be included in this book review although there will be indicators and a jist of information about the book which is, I Know What You Did Last Summer, by Lois 4/5().
She has published nearly 50 books for children, including I Know What You Did Last Summer, which was adapted into a highly-successful horror film, and Who Killed My Daughter?, a non-fiction book about the harrowing experience of her daughter's murder/5. Lois Duncan (born Lois Duncan Steinmetz) was an American writer and novelist, known primarily for her books for children and young adults, in particular /5(K). First published: Sociology as Life, Practice, and Promise, rev. · I essays what i last summer did Know What You Did Last Summer by Lois Duncan - .
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