February 27, 2019

#BookReview for Dead School by Laura Gia West


Synopsis: There is no death... only a change in worlds 

It is Valentine's Day at John Hopkin's High, and the disgruntled Tina Crocker is having the best day of her life as she performs at the school's largest talent show. She kills it. Literally. The moment she steps off stage: Tina Crocker croaks and ends up in... Dead School.

Entering a grotesque new world, she is greeted by a furious, hair-wobbling mentor who dispels her into the Spirit Guide division. But, unlike the rest of her class, she becomes the school's first Spirit Guide's Assistant while paired with the biggest floozy in the afterworld. Together, they are assigned to guide a living loser, in order to pass their course.

However, there is a light at the end of the tunnel... a rather long tunnel. Tina also meets a mysterious artist from the Suicide division, Alexei. And, somehow, their different breeds of awkward strangely click. As finals approach, Tina's focus has to switch or else a miserable reincarnated life awaits. Yeah, rest in peace, my ass...


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About the Author:  
Laura Gia West was born and raised by New York City, as well as by her Russian/Armenian parents. She has worked and written in the Film/TV industry for many years, prior to pursuing her lifelong dream of solely writing stories. Laura graduated from New York University with a degree in Dramatic Writing and Studio Art. Creator by day, dreamer by night, and now the author of Dead School. Laura lives with her husband, two cats, and dog in New Jersey. You can visit her at www.lauragiawest.com

Rating: ★
My Review: Well what can I say about this one?  It had potential but just didn't use it.  For me, this one failed to give me characters that I could care about.  The Dead School itself was great.  I really just wanted more from the characters themselves.  The story was confusing in parts and at 55% I just had to call it quits. This one was just so not for me. 








"[It] even caused me to laugh out loud a few times; that is embarrassing in public places... an explosive comedy with a fanciful spin on afterlife." -Authors Reading

"Dead School was creative in a way I hadn't seen before..." -Uncaged Book Reviews









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