2019: #19 – 13 Minutes (Sarah Pinborough)

This book made me glad that I’m not a teenager anymore! Basically every girl in this book was a bitch except for one, and that includes the main character. Becca is basically the goth girl in her grade, despite formerly being friends with the ultimate Barbie, Tasha. But when Tasha is pulled from the cold river, nearly dead, Becca doesn’t hesitate to run to her

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2018: #23 – One of Us is Lying (Karen M. McManus)

I thought this was really great, which should be evident by how quickly I read it (3 days). It starts out with five students serving detention one evening, but then one of them dies in a way that can’t quite be accidental. The characters start out rooted in their stereotypes — the smart one, the pretty one, the bad boy, the jock, and the outcast.

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