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They Wish They Were Us

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They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman
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Aug 04, 2020 | ISBN 9780593114292

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“Goodman deftly explores the complex nature of friendship, privilege, grief, and the often crushing expectations placed on teens, all of which dovetails neatly with a twisty murder mystery…A sophisticated and suspenseful debut.”—Kirkus Reviews 

“This debut murder mystery is filled with twistsand turns that will keep its pages turning.”—Booklist 

“Seductive and slick, They Wish They Were Us is a searing novel about power, privilege, and the dangerous pursuit of perfection. You’ll remember the girls of Gold Coast Prep Long after the last page.”—Jessica Knoll, New York Times bestselling author of The Luckiest Girl Alive and The Favorite Sister

“Fast-paced and completely consuming—I was swept into this riveting mystery from beginning to end. They Wish They Were Us smartly explores the complexities of friendship, the secrets and lies buried under the picturesque façade, and the ultimate cost of perfection.”—Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls, The Perfect Stranger, and The Last Guest House

“A whip-smart mystery with a pitch-perfect voice.” — Kara Thomas, author of The Cheerleaders, Little Monsters, and The Darkest Corners

“A juicy, fast-paced, addictive tale that’s more than a mystery—it’s a timely exploration of ambition, loyalty, and how far we’ll go to belong. I couldn’t put it down.” — Andrea Bartz, author of The Lost Night and The Herd

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