Foul Is Fair

Hannah Capin

fiction contemporary
dark emotional tense medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2020

Elle and her friends Mads, Jenny, and Summer rule their glittering LA circle. Untouchable, they have the kind of power other girls only dream of. Every party is theirs and the world is at their feet. Until the night of Elle’s sweet sixteen, when they crash a St. Andrew’s Prep party. The night the golden boys choose Elle as their next target.

They picked the wrong girl.

Sworn to vengeance, Elle transfers to St. Andrew’s. She plots to destroy each boy, one by one. She’ll take their power, their lives, and their control of the prep school’s hierarchy. And she and her coven have the perfect way in: a boy named Mack, whose ambition could turn deadly.

Foul is Fair is a bloody, thrilling revenge fantasy for the girls who have had enough. Golden boys beware: something wicked this way comes.

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dark 100%
tense 80%
emotional 50%
mysterious 30%
challenging 15%
inspiring 15%
adventurous 10%
reflective 10%
funny 5%
sad 5%


fast 57%
medium 42%

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters centre-stage?

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