"Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club" (Entertainment Weekly) in this addictive mystery about what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. 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. And don't miss the #1 New York Times bestselling sequel, One of Us is Next!
Author: Karen M. McManus
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.20h x 5.70w x 1.20d
Age Range: 14-UP
Reading Level: 5.1
Point Value: 14
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 190985 / One of Us Is Lying
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2017
School Library Journal 03/01/2017 pg. 148
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2017
Voice of Youth Advocates 04/01/2017 - Recommended - Better Than Most
Booklist 05/01/2017 pg. 36
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2018 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
About the Author
Karen M. McManus earned her BA in English from the College of the Holy Cross and her MA in journalism from Northeastern University. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying, its sequel One of Us Is Next, Two Can Keep a Secret and The Cousins. Her work has been published in more than 40 languages. To learn more about Karen and her books, visit karenmcmanus.com, or follow @writerkmc on Twitter and Instagram.