The Pact: A Love Story by Jodi Picoult Paperback Book


Rent The Pact: A Love Story

Author: Jodi Picoult

Format: Mass Market Paperback, Unabridged-CD

Publisher: Harpercollins

Published: Mar 2006

Genre: Fiction - Literary

Retail Price: $7.99

Pages: 528


A teenager named Em Gold falls in love with the son of family friends, and her resulting pregnancy turns her happiness to despair. She persuades her boyfriend to shoot her, and he is, predictably, accused of murder. The two families’ histories are explored in flashbacks, and the novel ends with a stirring courtroom scene.

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BookLender review by Laurie on 2007-10-04 17:41:49

I really liked this book. The two characters in the story come alive through her writing. I don't want to spoil the end for anyone but it is unexpected and pretty unrealistic but makes for a good ending. i really enjoyed this fast paced story. If you are a sap for love stories, this is your book!