Books On Our Radar: Very Bad People by Kit Frick
ICYMI, Kit has put out some FIRE thrillers through her career! I especially loved I Killed Zoe Spanos, which was a complete mindfuck! We are thrilled about Very Bad People as it’s a dark academia and we can never have enough of those! Preorder it now – if you can believe it, April 5th is only 3 weeks away 😱.
Very Bad Peopleby Kit Frick
Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books
on April 5, 2022
Genres: Thriller, Young Adult
In this dark academia young adult thriller for fans of The Female of the Species and People Like Us, a teen girl’s search for answers about her mother’s mysterious death leads to a powerful secret society at her new boarding school—and a dangerous game of revenge that will leave her forever changed.
Six years ago, Calliope Bolan’s mother drove the family van into a lake with her three daughters inside. The girls escaped, but their mother drowned, and the truth behind the “accident” remains a mystery Calliope is determined to solve. Now sixteen, she transfers to Tipton Academy, the same elite boarding school her mother once attended. Tipton promises a peek into the past and a host of new opportunities—including a coveted invitation to join Haunt and Rail, an exclusive secret society that looms over campus like a legend.
Calliope accepts, stepping into the exhilarating world of the “ghosts,” a society of revolutionaries fighting for social justice. But when Haunt and Rail commits to exposing a dangerous person on campus, it becomes clear that some ghosts define justice differently than others.
As the society’s tactics escalate, Calliope uncovers a possible link between Haunt and Rail and her mother’s deadly crash. Now, she must question what lengths the society might go to in order to see a victory—and if the secret behind her mother’s death could be buried here at Tipton.