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 . . .

There’s Someone Inside Your House | adaptation review

Makani Young was forced to leave her life in Hawaii behind after a terrible accident. She now lives with her grandmother in Osborne, Nebraska—basically, a giant cornfield, the most boring place on the planet. That is, until Makani’s classmates start turning up dead, with some of their darkest secrets being broadcast to the entire . . .

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 . . .

The Woods Are Always Watching | book review

Neena and Josie have been best friends all through high school. But the summer after graduation is coming to an end, and soon, Neena will be leaving Josie behind to attend college in LA. As a last hurrah, the girls decide to go hiking and camping in the woods for three days. But the further they go into the woods, the higher the tension . . .

The Taking of Jake Livingston

Jake is one of the only black kids at his high school. Also, he can see the dead. Like, all the time. Most of them don't bother him intentionally -- they're just stuck in their death loops, reliving their deaths over and over. But then a ghost named Sawyer starts haunting Jake. Sawyer shot and killed kids at his school before killing himself a year ago, and . . .