Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Weekly Reads: The Perfectionists

The Perfectionists is the newest book series by Sara Shepard, author of the Pretty Little Liars series. I got this as an e-ARC to review as a librarian. I really liked the PLL book series, and also enjoy the show, but once the series was "done" and then more books kept being published, it lost my interest a bit.

This book follows the same formula as the PLL books: 5 high school girls, and unexplained death, except this time the girls have the motive for the murder and have to prove who the real killer was.

It was a good quick read, and people that are in to PLL will like it.

My rating: 3.5 stars.

Summary from goodreads:

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Pretty Little Liars comes a thrilling new novel about five perfect girls who are framed for a murder they di dn’t commit. 

In Beacon Heights, Washington, five girls—Ava, Caitlin, Mackenzie, Julie, and Parker—know that you don’t have to be good to be perfect. At first the girls think they have nothing in common, until they realize that they all hate Nolan Hotchkiss, who’s done terrible things to each of them. They come up with the perfect way to kill him—a hypothetical murder, of course. It’s just a joke...until Nolan turns up dead, in exactly the way they planned. Only, they didn’t do it. And unless they find the real killer, their perfect lives will come crashing down around them. 

From Sara Shepard, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series, comes another story of dark secrets, shocking twists, and what happens when five beautiful girls will do anything to hide the ugly truth.

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