One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

360 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction mystery thriller young adult mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

On Thursday 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 deali...

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Community Reviews Summary of 99,484 reviews

Moods

mysterious 93%
tense 50%
dark 35%
adventurous 29%
emotional 27%
challenging 11%
funny 10%
sad 8%
reflective 7%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 44%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 28% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 69% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 12% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.86

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