The Similars

The Similars

3.78 (2,664 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


A New York Times Bestseller!

Don't miss the series debut that readers are calling Gossip Girl meets The Umbrella Academy and one of the best boarding school books. At Darkwood Academy, secret societies rule and nothing is as it seems...

This fall, six new students are joining the junior class at the elite Darkwood Academy. But they aren't your regular over-achieving teens. They're DNA duplicates, and these "similars" are joining the class alongside their originals.

The Similars are all anyone can talk about. Who are they? What are the odds that all of them would be Darkwood students? And who is the madman who broke the law to create them? Emmaline Chance could care less. Her best friend, Oliver, died over the summer and it's all she can do to get through each day without him. Then she comes face-to-heartbreaking-face with Levi, Oliver's exact DNA copy and one of the Similars.

Emma wants nothing to do with the Similars, but she keeps getting pulled deeper into their world. She can't escape the dark truths about them or her prestigious school. No one can be trusted, not even the boy she is falling for with Oliver's face.

This exhilarating and riveting debut by Rebecca Hanover is the next obsession for readers who devoured One of Us Is Lying, Tell Me Three Things, Scythe, and Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful.

Perfect for readers looking for:

teen books for girls age 13-16 young adult bestsellers exciting thriller series

Praise for The Similars:
"Fascinating. I was captivated."--Francine Pascal, bestselling author of the Sweet Valley High and Fearless series
"[A]s immersive and fast-paced as it is shrewd, compelling and heartbreaking."--Ray Kurzweil, inventor, futurist, and New York Times bestselling author
"A fast-paced thriller about identity and love."--Publishers Weekly
"Episodic and fast-moving with plenty of twists and one very big turn that will delight mystery readers."--Booklist

Also in this series:
The Pretenders (Book 2)
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 386 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 32mm | 544g
  • Sourcebooks Fire
  • Naperville, United States
  • English
  • 149266510X
  • 9781492665106
  • 886,376

Review quote

"A page-turner that more than delivers on its premise. Hanover takes on sci-fi and high school with equal wit and understanding." - Allison Raskin, New York Times bestselling author of I Hate Everyone But You
show more

Rating details

2,664 ratings
3.78 out of 5 stars
5 27% (722)
4 37% (974)
3 26% (683)
2 9% (230)
1 2% (55)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X