As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town’s fragile idea of security.
WHY SHOULD YOU CHECK IT OUT?
Far and away, this cover has the most haunting of the past several months. It is pitch-perfect for a horror movie poster. The visual action hits both bestial and demonic notes that invoke a visceral reaction.
This is author Megan Abbott’ seventh novel. Past offerings include the YA mysteries “Dare Me” and “The End of Everything”. If her other novels are half as intriguing as this one, we suspect you’ll love them!
EARLY REVIEWS SAY…
Abbott’s adolescents are close to pitch-perfect with their sudden switches between childlike vulnerability and calculating maturity. … This is a gripping story fueled by the razor-sharp treachery, jealousy, hormones, and insecurities of teenage girls. (Publishers Weekly)