One of Us Is Lying

One of Us Is Lying

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The Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide. Pay close attention and you might solve this. On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High s notorious gossip app. Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention Simon's dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn t an accident. On Monday, he died. But on Tuesday, he d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who s still on the loose? Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them.show more

Product details

  • 14+
  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 139 x 208 x 27mm | 386g
  • Delacorte Press
  • English
  • 1524764728
  • 9781524764722
  • 11,962

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A New York Times Bestseller An EW.com Selection for the Book You Have to Read in May A Bustle.com Best Young Adult Book of May 2017 A Popcrush Most Anticipated Young Adult Book of May 2017 A Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year Nominee A YALSA Best Fiction Book Nominee "Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club....so make room for One of Us Is Lying in your bags, because this is one carry-on you won't want to put down." -EW.com "You'll tear through this juicy, super-fun (if murder can ever be fun?) thriller."-Bustle.com "This is no ordinary whodunit...surprising and relevant."-USA Today "Twisty plotting, breakneck pacing and intriguing characterisation add up to an exciting, single-sitting thrillerish treat."-The Guardian "Readers will have a hard time putting this clever page-turner down."-BookPage.com "An addictive, devour-in-one-sitting thriller with so many twists and turns you'll be wondering until the very end: Who really killed Simon?"-Kara Thomas, author of The Darkest Corners and Little Monsters ★"[As] McManus's intense mystery unfolds...each character becomes more complex and nuanced, adding richness and depth to the suspense." -VOYA, Starred Review "This fast-paced blend of Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and classic John Hughes will leave readers racing to the finish as the try to unravel the mystery on their own."-Kirkus Reviews "One of Us Is Lying is flat-out addictive...[McManus] weaves an authentic, suspenseful mystery that readers can imagine taking place at their very own high school."-RT Book Reviews "A smart, twisted, and unpredictable YA mystery that will have readers guessing until the very end."-SLJ "An engaging, enticing look at the pressures of high school and the things that cause a person to lose control."-Booklistshow more

About Karen M McManus

Karen M. McManus earned her BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross and her MA in journalism from Northeastern University. When she isn’t working or writing in Cambridge, Massachusetts, McManus loves to travel with her son. The New York Times bestseller One of Us Is Lying is her debut novel. To learn more about her, go to her website, karenmcmanus.com, or follow @writerkmc on Twitter.show more

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A New York Times Bestseller An EW.com Selection for the Book You Have to Read in May A Bustle.com Best Young Adult Book of May 2017 A Popcrush Most Anticipated Young Adult Book of May 2017 A Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year Nominee A YALSA Best Fiction Book Nominee “Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club....so make room for One of Us Is Lying in your bags, because this is one carry-on you won’t want to put down." —EW.com “You’ll tear through this juicy, super-fun (if murder can ever be fun?) thriller."—Bustle.com "This is no ordinary whodunit…surprising and relevant."—USA Today "Twisty plotting, breakneck pacing and intriguing characterisation add up to an exciting, single-sitting thrillerish treat."—The Guardian "Readers will have a hard time putting this clever page-turner down."-BookPage.com “An addictive, devour-in-one-sitting thriller with so many twists and turns you'll be wondering until the very end: Who really killed Simon?”—Kara Thomas, author of The Darkest Corners and Little Monsters ★"[As] McManus's intense mystery unfolds...each character becomes more complex and nuanced, adding richness and depth to the suspense." —VOYA, Starred Review "This fast-paced blend of Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and classic John Hughes will leave readers racing to the finish as the try to unravel the mystery on their own."—Kirkus Reviews "One of Us Is Lying is flat-out addictive...[McManus] weaves an authentic, suspenseful mystery that readers can imagine taking place at their very own high school.”—RT Book Reviews "A smart, twisted, and unpredictable YA mystery that will have readers guessing until the very end."—SLJ "An engaging, enticing look at the pressures of high school and the things that cause a person to lose control."—Booklistshow more

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17,923 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
5 34% (6,044)
4 45% (7,997)
3 17% (3,079)
2 3% (602)
1 1% (201)
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