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They Wish They Were Us PDF/EPUB î They Wish  MOBI Thanks to Razorbill Penguin Teen for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review.I was really interested in this book based on the premise but unfortunately it fell a little flat for me I thought this was going to be a fast paced murder mystery, but trying to solve the mystery was such an insignificant part of the book that I almost felt like it wasn t even necessary and it could have just focused on the drama with the Players, which was infinitely less interesting to me Although that Thanks to Razorbill Penguin Teen for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review.I was really interested in this book based on the premise but unfortunately it fell a little flat for me I thought this was going to be a fast paced murder mystery, but trying to solve the mystery was such an insignificant part of the book that I almost felt like it wasn t even necessary and it could have just focused on the drama with the Players, which was infinitely less interesting to me Although that could have also been because basically none of the characters had any sort of development and just about all of them were unlikeable I don t necessarily mind unlikeable characters, but when the only ones I wanted to seeof were on the page for about 5 seconds, it made the rest of the book harder to read I guess the reason I am giving this 3 stars instead of 2 is because I really did want to see how the mystery was solved although the murderer was a bit obvious.I think if you are looking for teen drama with a mystery side plot, this could still work for you, but if you want a real mystery, then this probably isn t the book for you It s Gossip Girl meets Dead Girl s Society in this YA thriller that had me hooked from the get go, and nope, I did not see that twist coming 4.5 5 stars. Gossip Girl meets One of Us Is Lying with a dash of The Secret History in this slick, taut murder mystery set against the backdrop of an exclusive prep school on Long IslandIn Gold Coast, Long Island, everything from the expensive downtown shops to the manicured beaches, to the pressed uniforms of Jill Newman and her friends, looks perfect But as Jill found out three years ago, nothing is as it seemsFreshman year Jill s best friend, the brilliant, dazzling Shaila Arnold, was killed by her boyfriend After that dark night on the beach, Graham confessed, the case was closed, and Jill tried to move onNow, it s Jill s senior year and she s determined to make it her best yet After all, she s a senior and a Player a member of Gold Coast Prep s exclusive, not so secret secret society Senior Players have the best parties, highest grades and the admiration of the entire school This is going to be Jill s year She s sure of itBut when Jill starts getting texts proclaiming Graham s innocence, her dreams of the perfect senior year start to crumble If Graham didn t kill Shaila, who did Jill is vows to find out, but digging deeper could mean putting her friendships, and her future, in jeopardy it s 2 in the morning and i m living on three hours of sleep so one day when i m coh rent i will write a proper review full rtc a huge thank you to penguin teen for the e arc in exchange for an honest review 3 5 stars A huge thank you to PenguinTeen and NetGalley for sending me an E Arc for an honest review I was really interested in this book when I heard about the premise, and I did really like the ending However, I did find the middle of this book a little slow, and I did find the plot predictable I also had an issue connecting with the main character One last thing that I had trouble with while reading this book, and one thing I think that caused me to not love this book, was how I found th 3 5 stars A huge thank you to PenguinTeen and NetGalley for sending me an E Arc for an honest review I was really interested in this book when I heard about the premise, and I did really like the ending However, I did find the middle of this book a little slow, and I did find the plot predictable I also had an issue connecting with the main character One last thing that I had trouble with while reading this book, and one thing I think that caused me to not love this book, was how I found the switching between flashbacks and the present time very confusing I did like the writing style and the idea I think that if you loved Gossip Girl or Veronica Mars, or any other YA thriller crime, then you would like this book Thanks for reading Caden A juicy, fast paced, addictive tale that sthan a mystery it s a timely exploration of ambition, loyalty, and how far we ll go to belong I couldn t put it down. One of my Most Anticipated 2020 reads and it did not disappoint in the slightest This book was SO GOOD I was lucky enough to get my greedy little paws on an early copy of it, and was obsessed I read it in 2 days, which is Very Fast for me The voice was spot on and the mystery actually kept me guessing until the end which is rare Compulsively readable if you re a fan of Karen McManus or Kara Thomas and who isnt you will LOVE this book. Received advanced reader copy from publisher at PLA 2020They were eight Then, at the end of their freshman year, Graham killed his girlfriend Shaila So, at the start of their senior year, a year they have been waiting and longing for, when they are the elite of the elite in Gold Coast Prep s not so secret society, they are now only six But, when Jill, Shaila s best friend, gets a text proclaiming Graham is innocent, all she had hoped senior year to be comes crashing down.The author did a fanReceived advanced reader copy from publisher at PLA 2020They were eight Then, at the end of their freshman year, Graham killed his girlfriend Shaila So, at the start of their senior year, a year they have been waiting and longing for, when they are the elite of the elite in Gold Coast Prep s not so secret society, they are now only six But, when Jill, Shaila s best friend, gets a text proclaiming Graham is innocent, all she had hoped senior year to be comes crashing down.The author did a fantastic job getting me to loathe the main characters As I read the first quarter of the book, I wanted to throttle these elitist brats Then Jill s intelligence started to shine through and I really liked reading that there was a brain behind her Player fa ade.The author s storytelling device of slowly revealing the events that occurred during the senior Players freshman year was masterful The reader is fed crumbs and that lead to this particular reader to try to whip through the pagesquickly because I just had to figure out how it all went down And, yes, I did stay up long past droopy eyes as I wanted to read, read, read But On page 141, out of 327 pages, I figured out who was guilty So, to me, there was not a mystery of WHO only of HOW The how made sense mostly there was a blip that I hope was caught before final publication But the steps to how they got to the how and the confession was just, well, convenient It seemed like a hey, I really need to wrap this up Let s have this convenient discovery and get on with things That convenient discovery is why I rated it three stars instead of four Was anyone else completely obsessed when the television series Gossip Girls aired It came out my senior year of college, and my friends and I were absolute trash for it They Wish They Were Us brings back all of the feels plus adds a murder mystery to boot Gold Coast Prep is one of the most prestigious schools in the country where trust funds and privilege are commonplace During their freshman year, Jill Newman and her friends were selected to join the Players, an exclusive society at Gold C Was anyone else completely obsessed when the television series Gossip Girls aired It came out my senior year of college, and my friends and I were absolute trash for it They Wish They Were Us brings back all of the feels plus adds a murder mystery to boot Gold Coast Prep is one of the most prestigious schools in the country where trust funds and privilege are commonplace During their freshman year, Jill Newman and her friends were selected to join the Players, an exclusive society at Gold Coast that opens doors to the unimaginable But first, they have to prove themselves worthy by taking part in hazing rituals called pops On the last night, Jill s best friend Shaila Arnold was found murdered at the hands of her boyfriend Graham Calloway After his confession, he was locked up and everyone tried to move past this tragic event Now it s senior year, which means Jill and her friends are now the leaders of the Players It s their time to host the best parties, choose the next freshmen Players, and get into their dream colleges Everything is exactly as it should be until Graham Calloway withdraws his confession and claims he didn t kill Shaila Could Graham be telling the truth What actually happened that night I devoured this book in less than 24 hours This gripping, fast paced story is packed with lies, secrets, and betrayal, which made for an utterly addictive and unputdownable book As we learnabout the Players and the expectations of being a Player, we see just how far people are willing to go to belong as well as to maintain a certain image.Overall, if you re looking for an obsessive thriller murder mystery laced with twists and turns then definitely pick this one up Thank you to Penguin Teen for my review copy This did not influence my review All opinions are my own. Want to seebookish things from me Check out my Youtube channel I received a copy of this e book from the publisher in exchange for my honest review Jill Newman attends Gold Coast Prep, a prestigious school that seems to create brilliant graduates In freshman year, Jill s best friend, Shaila Arnold is killed by her boyfriend, Graham Three years later, Jill is a senior, and part of The Players, the elite of Gold Coast Prep When Jill starts receiv Want to seebookish things from me Check out my Youtube channel I received a copy of this e book from the publisher in exchange for my honest review Jill Newman attends Gold Coast Prep, a prestigious school that seems to create brilliant graduates In freshman year, Jill s best friend, Shaila Arnold is killed by her boyfriend, Graham Three years later, Jill is a senior, and part of The Players, the elite of Gold Coast Prep When Jill starts receiving texts from Rachel, Graham s older sister, claiming his innocence, everything becomescomplicated Now, Jill needs to decide who she believes, and who she can trust in the end I think this wasof a 2.75 5 star read for me, but I m rounding it up for the sake of Goodreads having a crappy rating system I was a bit disappointed in this because I was able to figure out who the killer was very early on, but I had written them off because it seemed to obvious an option but then I ended up being correct in the end The plot was a bit slow, spendingtime on Player drama then the murder mystery I was intrigued with the Players and what they were all about, but I wasn t all that impressed with how much they complained about EVERYTHING It seemed a bit silly when they are handed everything on a silver platter and still have the audacity to complain about having to get donuts for a senior above them I dunno, it just rubbed me the wrong way I guess I did enjoy Jill and her development throughout the story I like that she finally realized the Players didn t need to be something she put on a pedastal I also enjoyed how the story flipped between the past and present without it being too jarring to read Overall, a fun read, but nothing to memorable in my opinion

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