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Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go (Circles of Heck)

by Dale E. Basye

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Incredibly imaginative. Wickedly silly. ( )
  daatwood | Nov 21, 2013 |
This book is funny, crazy, and interesting for several different reasons. The names of some of the characters - especially the teachers - are clever because they're famous names.

The story also uses elements and characters from mythology. Heck, the place, has crazy creatures and settings. I'm looking forward to reading the entire series. ( )
  SebastianHagelstein | May 30, 2013 |
First long novel that Z read completely on his own. He read a few chapters to me out loud bec he thought I would like them . . . He's heading to the library today to pick up book 2 which is waiting for him. ( )
  beckydj | Mar 30, 2013 |
Brilliantly hilarious. Left me wanting more! ( )
  kaitnolan | Mar 30, 2013 |
Really funny YA book about what happens after "bad kids" bite the bullett. Kids face silly (but not silly to them) punishments, and attend a school run by demons and other...creatures. Great imagination and creativity; I listened to the audiobook read by Bronson Pinchot and he is absolutely fantastic in bringing the characters to life, er, death. ( )
  eenerd | Mar 9, 2012 |
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When Milton and Marlo Fauster die in a marshmallow-bear explosion, they get sent straight to Heck, an otherworldly reform school. Milton can understand why his kleptomaniac sister is here, but Milton is—or was—a model citizen. Has a mistake been made? Not according to Bea “Elsa” Bubb, the Principal of Darkness. She doesn’t make mistakes. She personally sees to it that Heck—whether it be home ec class with Lizzie Borden, ethics with Richard Nixon, or gym with Blackbeard the pirate—is especially, well, heckish for the Fausters. Will Milton and Marlo find a way to escape? Or are they stuck here for all eternity, or until they turn eighteen, whichever comes first?

★ “The author’ umpteen clever allusions . . . make this book truly sparkle.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred

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When timid Milton and his older, scofflaw sister Marlo die in a marshmallow bear explosion at Grizzly Mall, they are sent to Heck, an otherworldly reform school from which they are determined to escape.

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