by Michelle Krys
A 2017 YALSA Quick Pick
A girl accepts a mysterious invitation to play a deadly game in this suspense-filled thriller from the author of Hexed—perfect for fans of Nerve by Jeanne Ryan and Lauren Oliver’s Panic.
You are cordially invited to participate in a game of thrills and dares. Tell no one, and come alone. If you dare.
Hope is sick of everyone treating her like she’s breakable. Sure, she has cystic fibrosis (basically really bad lungs), but she’s tired of being babied by her mom and her overprotective best friend, Ethan, not to mention worrying about paying for her expensive medication and how she’s going to afford college.And she’s bored with life in her run-down New Orleans suburb.
When an invitation arrives from a mysterious group that calls itself the Society, Hope jumps at the chance for some excitement. This could be her ticket out. All she has to do is complete a few dares and she just might win some real money.
But the Society isn’t all that it seems . . . and soon Hope finds that playing the game isn’t a choice—it’s a requirement.
North American publisher: Delacorte, November 2016
Foreign rights contact: Jocelyn Lange, Delacorte
Film/TV rights contact: Jody Hotchkiss, Hotchkiss & Associates
Highly readable and featuring a teen with a disability, this is an addictive mystery sure to appeal to fans of Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars series.”—Booklist
Dark, twisty, and thrilling.”—Danielle Paige, New York Times bestselling author of Dorothy Must Die
A delicious and fast-paced read! This one kept me up way past my bedtime!”—Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin’
[A] swiftly paced blend of mystery and psychological suspense.”—Publishers Weekly
Not your typical dying teenage girl story.”—School Library Journal