Pact by Jodi Picoult

About the book

For 18 years the Hartes and the Goldes have lived next door to each other. Parents and children alike are best friends so it comes as no surprise that in high school Chris and Emily’s friendship blossoms into something more. But one night a call comes from the hospital – Emily has been shot dead.

Reviewed by Eastleigh Library Wednesday Group

Excellent story. Gripping and fast pace. Rollercoaster of emotions. Produced much to discuss in the group.

Star rating: ***

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2 thoughts on “Pact by Jodi Picoult”

  1. Review by Bridewell Beauties
    Easy “holiday” read with a lot of unresolved issues. No literary merit but well researched (prison and court). Well posed moral dilemmas make the reader question own stand and thinking. Disappointing ending.
    Star rating: **

  2. Review by Morningtide WI – Lee-on-the-Solent
    Half the group liked the book (3 to 4 stars) and half could not read it and disliked it. It is a story of when a young man spends 8 months in prison accused of murder of his long term girlfriend and involves the legal process.
    Star rating: **

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