What would you get if you fed an AI 10,000 words of antiracism books, “deconstructing whiteness” seminars and the script of that Karen movie trailer and then told it to write a YA thriller?
Okay everyone: If you’re looking for an accessible classic, this immersive, lyrical and suspenseful psychological thriller is the way to go!
Well, it’s official. And Then There Were None is no longer my favorite Agatha Christie book.
With its unique premise and slower pacing, I think it’s fair to call The Cousins Karen M. McManus’s most controversial mystery. And yet, it is the book that reserved McManus’s spot on my list of favorite authors.
I’ve been obsessed with YA mystery/thrillers for a while… there’s something about the easy-to-read yet suspenseful writing style, plentiful plot twists, and shock endings. They’re just so readable, and I can’t just enough!
Do you ever get that feeling, while reading a book, where you’re completely absorbed in the story and you just can’t put it down? It’s almost like eating delicious food, or being wrapped in a warm blanket. You don’t want it to end, because you’re just in the MOOD for reading.
Well… that was unexpected. In every sense of the word.
I NEED to meet Holly Jackson. Right now. This woman is a genius.
A New England prep school, a murder mystery, the remarkable descendants of famous literary figures… Intriguing Premises 101.
Take a classic, high-stakes, locked-room mystery, add some spicy drama, and you have a real page-turner.