The crime appears to be a failed robbery but there are no witnesses and clues are lacking about the perpetrators. Kindle Editions. I really enjoyed this one, it was a bit of escapism.
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Details if other :. Sure, she doesn't always get along with her mom and she has some annoyances. As the months advance, Alex becomes angry with the lack of progress by the police. Add this book to your favorite list ». I read this in one sitting and was riveted from the first chapter all the way to the last. View all 8 comments. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
While the main character is a teenager, it doesn't necessarily come off as a YA novel to me. She meets some local gang members and slowly becomes entrenched in their lives. Instead of heading to basketball camp, Alex lies to her parents and spends her summer in the town where her sister died. While celebrating their victory her sister is killed at a neighboring convenience store.
Get A Copy. To ask other readers questions about Girl on Pointplease up. Alex continues to hunt for the killer but finds the power and camaraderie to be addictive. To identify the one who pulled the trigger, she must put her own life at risk in a world of dangerous criminals.
It's pretty fast-moving and holds your attention. Prepare to feel for characters you never thought you would have and fear for others. She convinces her dad she's headed to basketball camp, and her mother no longer cares about anything at all so she's not a problem.
Months later, with the police investigation stalled, she fears justice may never be served.
Error rating book. Guerriero chose to write this book in a chatty tone and it worked really well as it reflected the story being told. Friendships are formed and tensions build as she slowly uncovers the truth.
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As Alex's mother spirals into depression, lashing out at everyone, Alex's own guilt eats at her day by day. Refresh and try again. But I do understand that you have to walk a fine line between relevancy and readability with dialogue like that. This is a nice quick read.
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As you expect, some of the characters in this book are awful, angry at the situation they find themselves in, from an upbringing so different to Alex, there are plenty of contrasts in this one. That's when Alex comes up with an insane idea: she will prove who did it herself. I absolutely recommend Girl on Point!
Shattered by guilt, Alex distances herself from her friends and family.
As Alex's mother spirals into A huge thank you to the author for giving me a copy in return for my honest review. My review is honest and unbiased. Now all there is to do is alter her appearance a bit and try to fit into a very different neighborhood and get in with that gang. Overall, I just really really enjoyed this novel; it was refreshing, fun and addictive, if a little violent at times which I liked. Her life will never be the same. The question is: can she find evidence without being found out or losing herself to a different kind of life?
I understand not wanting to use the newest terms because they might not hold up over time and you want the book to remain relevant, but a lot of it was dated and sometimes overused. Upset with the lack of resolution, Alex decides to take matters into her own hands.
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Enlarge cover. Preview — Girl on Point by Cheryl Guerriero. Thanks for telling us about the problem. After a fierce match, Alex sends Jenny in to grab her a Dr. Pepper and Jenny is killed during a convenience store robbery.
The police have their suspicions, but no one has been arrested and it's starting to look like no one ever will be. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sure, she doesn't always get along with her mom and she has some annoyance This is a nice quick read. Girl on point was a fun read that touched on some very emotive themes.
But she is super close to her little sister, she's a talented basketball player, not unpopular at school, her family is comfortably middle class, and she gets to drive around her very own blue Jeep. Lists with This Book. Goodre helps you keep track of books you want to read. As Alex gets closer to the gang, you immediately worry the lines are blurring.
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But the longer she plays her new game, the more the lines blur between loyalty and betrayal. Start your review of Girl on Point. Community Reviews. There were a few tense moments where I thought her cover was blown and these keep me on the edge-of-my-seat.
Top suspects are members of a local all-female gang, but they have no evidence and no one is talking. Rating details. She's happy Her sister is shot and killed in a convenience store after Alex sends her over to buy her a drink.
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A problem I had with it was the slang that was used. Alex and her sister, Jenny, play basketball together on the school team. I'd recommend this one for the addictive storyline and strong characters. It is also the story about a family struggling with an emotional tragedy. A huge thank you to the author for giving me a copy in return for my honest review. Time passes and although there are suspects, there isn't sufficient evidence to arrest anyone.
Want to Read saving…. View all 3 comments. Return to Book. She finds herself bending her morals and participating in gang activities. Very emotional, lots of heartbreak and drama. This novel was a suspenseful read and takes you inside the dynamics of gang life. This book deals with serious stuff What's important is her sister, what happened that night Alex enjoys a pretty decent life.