One of Us is Lying (S1) | adaptation review

Five teens, who couldn’t be more different from one another, wind up together in detention: Nate, the drug dealer who’s on probation; Bronwyn, the future valedictorian; Cooper, Bayview High’s star baseball pitcher; Addie, the popular girl with the popular boyfriend; and Simon, the creator of Bayview’s notorious gossip app, where he spills the . . .

You’ll Be the Death of Me | book review

When they were younger, Ivy, Mateo, and Cal – three students who had never hung out before – all skipped out on a field trip to explore the city. Their daring escape cemented their friendship, until they drifted apart at the start of high school. Now, during a chance meet-up in the parking lot, the three decide to skip school and go back to the city where they . . .

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle | book review

The rules are as follows: Aiden Bishop will wake up in a different body every day until he can solve the murder of Evelyn Hardcastle. Eight hosts, eight days to find the killer. But there are others like Aiden at Blackheath --- others who wake up day after day trying to solve the mystery as well. Because whoever solves the mystery first can . . .

They Wish They Were Us | book review

It's Jill's senior year, which means she's finally at the top of the Players, an elite group of students that run Gold Coast Prep. To get in, you have to be selected during your freshman year and successfully complete a series of sorority/fraternity-like challenges, all leading up to initiation night. During Jill's freshman year, one of them died that . . .

If We Were Villains | book review

After spending ten years in prison for murder, Oliver is finally free. The man who put him there, Detective Colborne, is retiring -- but before he does, he wants to know the truth: is Oliver truly guilty? What's the real story? Oliver is finally ready to tell it, so he takes Detective Colborne back to 1997, to Dellecher Classical Conservatory. There, Oliver is one of . . .

Pride and Premeditation

Lizzie Bennet wants desperately to work for her father’s law firm. Though she assists in proofreading and organizing, she wants instead to solve crimes and actually receive credit for her work, instead of the glory falling upon the dreadful Mr. Collins, who is set to inherit when her father steps down. Mr. Bennet strikes a deal with Lizzie: if she can prove to him that she can . . .