Shattering Glass by Gail GilesSimon Glass was easy to hate....I guess, really we each hated him for a different reason, but we didnt realize it until the day we killed him.
Fat, clumsy Simon Glass is a nerd, a loser who occupies the lowest rung on the high school social ladder. Everyone picks on him -- until Rob Haynes shows up. Rob, a transfer student with charisma to spare, immediately becomes the undisputed leader of the senior class. And he has plans for Simon.
Rob enlists the help of his crew -- wealthy, intellectual Young, ladies man Bob, and sweet, athletic Coop -- in a mission: Turn sniveling Simon from total freak to would-be prom king.
But as Simon rises to the top of the social ranks, he shows a new confidence and a devious side that power-hungry Rob did not anticipate. And when Simon uncovers a dangerous secret, events darken. The result is disquieting, bone-chilling...and brutal.
Shattered Glass Summary
Thank you! A grimly comic debut novel revisits the dark hell of high-school cliques. As a demonstration of power, Rob decides to elevate the school outcast, dweeby Simon Glass, to the heights of popularity. While Simon seems pathetically eager for any crumb of attention, he eventually reveals an agenda all his own. While grownups might cavil at the ubiquitous adult cruelty and cluelessness, most teens will nod with recognition at the adolescent characters.
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Monday, December 5, Rest of the book? For the rest of the blog, I'm writing the rest of the chapters as one whole summary. So, continuing from chapter 7, in the rest of the book, Rob Haynes' plan gets further ahead in success. Simon is more approachable as the story goes ahead, and made to look more attractive and he becomes much more of a gentleman. Young and Simon then are back at Simon's house with Coop. Coop is in Simon's room, playing a game Simon made that would help Coop learn easier and more efficiently.