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I'd Tell you I Love You, but Then I'd Have to Kill you

Carter, Ally. Book - 2006 Teen Fiction / Carter, Ally None on shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.6 out of 5

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Downtown Teen, 1st Floor Teen Fiction / Carter, Ally Downtown Library Due 01-30-2020

As a sophomore at a secret spy school and the daughter of a former CIA operative, Cammie is sheltered from "normal teenage life" until she meets a local boy while on a class surveillance mission.


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Amazing submitted by wigley95 on February 8, 2008, 8:11pm This book is amazing. Ally Carter does a great job writing about a non-normal girl and her adventures with a normal boy...let me have no clue what im talking about...Then you MUST read this 5 star book and find out!

Good read submitted by katiewolber on June 24, 2011, 2:46pm I liked this book because it combines romance, spying, and a teenagers life. This book has a sequel; Cross my heart and hope to spy. You must read this!!!!!

Spies submitted by Smiles on June 15, 2012, 2:14pm Cammie Morgan is a spy who falls for a normal person. Sadly, she can't tell him that she is a spy and has to lie to him and later, her mother.

Wow submitted by xjasx on June 17, 2012, 12:00am Simple and good, dangerous and lovely. I love this series xD especially since its a spy series

Amazing submitted by alumeng.ajl on June 17, 2012, 8:17am Ally Carter does a great job with this book. It motivates me to read the rest of the series, and the characters are relatable and fun.

Predictable submitted by lec.dank on June 17, 2013, 4:33pm Okay. But very predictable. References to stuff like "I know I'm the genius" and "I've been through a lot of physical training but" occur too much.

Okay submitted by Motomori on July 4, 2013, 2:54pm Okay. Not the best.

SPY submitted by mwallagm on July 16, 2013, 10:11am I really enjoyed this book! It was suspensful and had solid characters with good stories.YOU SHOULD READ THIS!!

Okay submitted by emeloche on August 9, 2013, 9:11am Though it may seem like a boarding school for snobby rich girls from the outside, Gallagher Academy teaches its students how to become high-class spies, not members of high society. Cammie, daughter of the headmaster, excels at falling below the radar, but when she starts a relationship with a townie boy, she puts it all at risk.

The attractive premise of super-smart , independent girls learning to become spies will draw middle and high school girls to pick up the book, and the fast-paced, plot-driven writing style will keep them reading. Perhaps as a sacrifice to the driving plot, there is little character development, and the writing itself is unremarkable. Despite that, teen girls will enjoy Cammie’s exploits and romantic attempts, and there will likely be demand for this book and its sequels.

Recommended, but not essential reading.

Out of this world submitted by jenny2012 on August 11, 2013, 8:20pm No book has ever made me love reading soooooo much! Can't wait to read the next one!!!!

Okay submitted by bluepapaya on August 12, 2013, 9:15am the plot is nothing new , but it's a good read for a rainy day

Gallagher Girls series submitted by ECReader on June 13, 2015, 11:42am This amazing page-turner is the first book in an incredible series written by the talented Ally Carter. I have just finished reading the last book in this 6 book series. I highly recommend this book and the ones that follow it to any middle school student!

really good book submitted by kate uleman on July 11, 2017, 5:50pm This is a really good read, especially if you are looking for adventure and romance. This book is about a school for spies and how a girl, Cammie Morgan, falls in love with a boy that's a not a spy. Cammie has to figure out how to keep up her secret life, or if she has to let it go. This is a really good book packed full of action. Its a good read for 11+.

Alright submitted by c_zhang on June 28, 2019, 12:45am It's cute, but the plot is nothing special.

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Gallagher girls

New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2006.
Year Published: 2006
Description: 291 p.
Language: English
Format: Book

Lexile: 1000


Spies -- Fiction.
Boarding schools -- Fiction.
Teenagers -- Fiction.