Tuesday, September 25th, 8:50 a.m.
I can’t stop doing the math in my head. It’s eight-fifty a.m. on Tuesday, and twenty-four hours ago Simon was going to home-room for the last time. Six hours and five minutes from then we were heading to detention. An hour later, he died.
– Page 26
One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
FIVE STUDENTS WALK INTO DETENTION. ONLY FOUR LEAVE ALIVE.
Yale hopeful Bronwyn has never publicly broken a rule.
Sports star Cooper only knows what he’s doing in the baseball diamond.
Bad body Nate is one misstep away from a life of crime.
Prom queen Addy is holding together the cracks in her perfect life.
And outsider Simon, creator of the notorious gossip app at Bayview High, won’t ever talk about any of them again.
He dies 24 hours before he could post their deepest secrets online. Investigators conclude it’s no accident. All of them are suspects.
Everyone has secrets, right?
What really matters is how far you’ll go to protect them.
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