"When it comes to YA suspense, Karen M. McManus is in a league of her own." (EW) A must-have for every library, this 2-book box set includes the New York Times bestseller, One of Us Is Lying and its sequel One of Us Is Next.
Pay close attention and you might solve this. One of Us Is Lying
Five students walk into detention, and only four walk out. According to investigators, the last student's death wasn't an accident. He was planning to post juicy reveals about all four of his classmates the next day, which makes them each suspects. Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who's still on the loose?One of Us Is Next
A ton of copycat gossip apps have popped up since Simon died, but in the year after no one's been able to fill the gossip void quite like he could. The problem is no one has the facts. Until now. This time it's not an app, though--it's a game. Truth or Dare. And if you're smart, you'll always take the dare.
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.
Praise for One of Us Is Next:
★"Full of exciting and unexpected twists and racing toward a shocking conclusion, McManus’s tale will not disappoint fans, and those unfamiliar with her previous work will inhale this complicated story of friendship and revenge." —Publishers Weekly
, Starred Review
"A thrilling read...[that] has all the twists and turns that readers love." —Booklist
Praise for One of Us Is Lying:A New York Times BestsellerAn EW Best YA Book of the Year SelectionA Buzzfeed Best YA Book of the Year SelectionA New York Public Library's Best Book for Teens SelectionA Popcrush Best Young Adult Book of the Year SelectionA CBC Teen Choice Book Award NomineeA Bustle Best Young Adult Book of May 2017A Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year NomineeA YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction Book NomineeA YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
“Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club....
so make room for One of Us Is Lying
in your bags, because this is one carry-on you won’t want to put down." —EW
“You’ll tear through this juicy, super-fun
(if murder can ever be fun?) thriller." —Bustle
"A whodunit with a Breakfast Club twist
...following four unique voices on a chase to find the killer, this one will keep you guessing
until the very, very end." —Popcrush
"Twisty plotting, breakneck pacing and intriguing characterisation add up to an exciting, single-sitting thrillerish treat.
" —The Guardian
"This is no ordinary whodunit
…surprising and relevant." —USA Today
"Readers will have a hard time putting this clever page-turner
“An addictive, devour-in-one-sitting thriller
with so many twists and turns you'll be wondering until the very end: Who really killed Simon
?” —Kara Thomas, author of The Darkest Corners
and Little Monsters
"[As] McManus's intense mystery unfolds...each character becomes more complex and nuanced, adding richness and depth to the suspense.
, Starred Review
"This fast-paced blend of Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and classic John Hughes
will leave readers racing to the finish as the try to unravel the mystery on their own." —Kirkus Reviews
"One of Us Is Lying
is flat-out addictive
...[McManus] weaves an authentic, suspenseful mystery that readers can imagine taking place at their very own high school.” —RT Book Reviews
"A smart, twisted, and unpredictable
YA mystery that will have readers guessing until the very end." —SLJ
"An engaging, enticing look at the pressures of high school
and the things that cause a person to lose control."—Booklist