Heist Society

Paperback | May 17, 2011

byAlly Carter

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For as long as she can remember, Katarina has been a part of the family business-thieving. When Kat tries to leave "the life" for a normal life, her old friend Hale conspires to bring her back into the fold. Why? A mobster's art collection has been stolen, and Kat's father is the only suspect. Caught between Interpol and a far more deadly enemy, Kat's dad needs her help.
The only solution is to find the paintings and steal them back. Kat's got two weeks, a teenage crew, and hopefully enough talent to pull off the biggest heist in her family's history-and, with any luck, steal her life back along the way.

With its glamorous international settings, intriguing suspense, complicated cons and even more complicated romance,Heist Societyis stealing the hearts of Ally Carter fans everywhere.

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For as long as she can remember, Katarina has been a part of the family business-thieving. When Kat tries to leave "the life" for a normal life, her old friend Hale conspires to bring her back into the fold. Why? A mobster's art collection has been stolen, and Kat's father is the only suspect. Caught between Interpol and a far more dea...

Ally Carter is theNew York Timesbest-selling author of the Gallagher Girl series:I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You;Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy;Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover, andOnly the Good Spy Young. She lives in Oklahoma where she's busy masterminding her next big heist. Visit her online at www.allycarter.c...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:May 17, 2011Publisher:Disney-HyperionLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1423116615

ISBN - 13:9781423116615

Appropriate for ages: 10

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heist Society When I started reading this, I panicked for a moment because I thought there was supposed to be an earlier book in the series that I had missed. It was a little confusing at first because I was thrust immediately into a well established world, but once things made a bit more sense, it was a delightful read. I loved the story, the plot, the action which is so different from typical YA books (in such a good way). It was even better the second time I read it.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! This book is absolutely amazing and I can't stress how much I love it. Although I found the first five chapters hard to get through, the rest of the book went smoothly. I was confused at the beginning of the book because I felt like it was missing a whole back story to it because you're all of a sudden so deep into the world Ally Carter has made: characters and past events are talked about as if they happened in the first book and I just skipped to the next. The book started to make sense after a while and I actually really enjoyed the plot line and characters. The writing was incredible and nothing like I ever read before. It brings you to the past, present and shows you an overall outlook on all of the events happening in a way that it blends together nicely (although it sometimes confused me). The plot line was great: I found it fresh and new and at some parts predictable. The book kept me on edge and made me wonder what was going to happen next. The characters were fantastic. They had really great chemistry with each other and their relationships were very funny and interesting to read about. Hale and Kat.. I don't know what to do with them. There wasn't a lot of romance but you could easily tell there was some tension. The whole time I was kind of like: why don't they just get together already? Besides the romance, I also really like how the whole book is so family oriented and you can see how Kat cares so much about her family. I love how while reading this book I felt like I was watching a movie; the planning of the job and the execution was intense and suspenseful. I really wish they make this book into a film. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! Another amazing book by Ally Carter. When Katrina bishop leaves her famillys "buisness". She is only to be pulled back into to the life of a theif when her father is in trouble. Now Katrina and her friends must pull off a legendary heist. Can she retrive what her father supposedly "stole"? Can Katrina clear her fathers name? Will she let herself be pulled into yet another heist? But the bigest question is, will she succeed? Join Katrina and her friens on their amazing jurney to clear her fathers name, to find out!
Date published: 2015-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing! Compelling characters, romance, and a heist that kept me guessing until the end. This book was really fun tread and thoroughly enjoyable.
Date published: 2013-10-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ocean's Eleven for Youth Our main character Kat is our classic non-feminine girl with a male best friend that just happens to be gorgeous (and rich), the cover is slightly misleading in this aspect with a picture of a girl who is suppose to be Kat looking positively stunning. It follows the same pattern as multiple stories about big thieving operations with the same sort of characters, this is the first one I've come across that deals with teenagers and has a girl running the operation, which makes it unique. I'd recommend this novel for a rainy day or plane ride, not something that will have you canceling dates to finish faster. That being said, I will read the sequel, because I like Kat.
Date published: 2012-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tick-tick-tick Time is tick-tick-ticking away for Kat and her team. I mean who cares if they're just a group of random teens? So what if they're up againt a million, bazillion security features? So what if they have to retrieve more than one painting in a short amount of time? So what if it seems like a completely impossible mission? They can steal it right? This book is all about busting mission impossible. And unless they accomplish their mission, they're doomed. It's interesting how the team pulls together, despite their differnces, to pull off the biggest heist of the year! If you've read Ally's other series about spies, you'd know that this is a big change from what she's used to writing about. Nonetheless, it's a great book that will keep you on the edge 'til the very end! SPOILER (in a way): I hate snakes.
Date published: 2012-01-02