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One of Us Is Next, by Karen M. McManus

3 reviews

matildereadsbooks's review

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challenging funny hopeful mysterious reflective medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.0

I loved it !! It was hard to get into at first, but after a while I couldn't put it down. It was predictable at all, in my opinion, and had me shocked the entire time. I'm mad it ended on a cliffhanger:(( ... but i cant wait for the new one, if theres going to be one. 4/5, recommend 

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evavstheworld's review against another edition

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mysterious tense fast-paced
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? N/A
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.0

One Of Us Is Next is a sequel to the well-known and loved book by McManus, which I read at the beginning of my bookstagram journey. I absolutely love the YA mystery thriller vibes and McManus’ books are super fast paced and read super quickly! I enjoyed OOUIN, it was able to pull me out of a little reading slump I was experiencing and I’m really glad I finally read it. It was good to revisit Bayview and some of the OG Bayview characters, alongside some new protagonists. The plot is well designed and suspenseful, so I’m sure thriller and mystery fans will enjoy this!⠀

That said, I found the book to contain a lot of triggers- the full list will be at the bottom! With my first McManus book, I was oblivious as to how certain topics could affect readers, but I took that lesson to heart whilst reading the sequel. I think McManus likes to put all her teenage characters through a LOT, all in a very short span of time. ⠀

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princesspegasus7e13e's review

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adventurous mysterious tense medium-paced
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

This story felt a lot more cohesive than the previous one and it felt like everything was important. The storyline was interesting and I ate it up very quickly. Overall I really enjoyed it and I’m eager to read more of McManus’ books.

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