Nine Doors

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Orca Book Publishers, Jan 1, 2009 - JUVENILE FICTION - 116 pages
8 Reviews
Emery's neighbor, Richard, is the kind of kid who gets under your skin. When Richard suggests a game of "Nicky Nicky Nine Doors," Emery can't come up with a good excuse not to play. Using chocolate bars as "stunt poo," the boys start playing the classic prank of the burning bag on the doorstep, but this game has a modern twist. They videotape their neighbors' reactions. The naked guy and the man in the apron are highly entertaining, but Emery starts to get cold feet when another neighbor is reduced to tears. Emery wants out, but he's not sure how to stop the game without losing face. Soon the game gets serious, and Emery has a lot more to worry about than his reputation.

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User Review  - P5connorl - Goodreads

It was a good book but the ending could have been better by finishing to what happen after that. Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Couldn't get through it. It felt like the author was trying too hard to make the things that the characters were doing "bad." But they really weren't that bad. It was not believable that the antagonist would be so willing to go along with the MC. Read full review

About the author (2009)

VICKI GRANT has been called "one of the funniest writers working today" (The Vancouver Sun). Her comic legal thriller, Quid Pro Quo, was described as "John Grisham for the skateboard set." Her most recent teen book, Not Suitable for Family Viewing, won the Red Maple Award and was shortlisted for the CLA Young Adult Book Award, the Arthur Ellis Award, the Snow Willow Award and the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award. Visit her online at or on Facebook.

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