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One Of Us Is Lying
One Of Us Is Lying | Karen McManus
On Thursday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High's notorious gossip app. Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention, Simon's dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn't an accident. On Thursday, he died. But on Friday, he'd planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder. Or are they just the perfect patsies for a killer who's still on the loose? Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them.
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kyra.piekema
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In this unpredictable murder mystery novel, we follow the story of 4 young high school students and their involvement of the murder of a classmate, Simon Kellehar. They were all in detention one day when Simon mysteriously dropped dead. We learn of their involvments, if any, and discover many troubling things about each person, they all have their own secrets. (rest in comments)

kyra.piekema This book is written from a first person perspective which we can tell from the use of pronouns such as I, me, our, us, etc. Each chapter the perspective switches to a new character and we gain knowledge of their inner thoughts and feelings of each. The major themes in this novel are the desire to be better than others, the effects of peoples opinions as well as truth vs lies and seeing the differences between the two. (edited) 3d
kyra.piekema I would recommend this book to readers looking for an enticing mystery story with many twists and turns, particularly young adults. I would rate this book a 3.5 out of 5. It was a desent story and quite an easy read. 3d
MissYaremcio Nicely done Kyra! Such a good read! 6/6 2d
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QueenEvi
One Of Us Is Lying | Karen McManus

“I‘d forgotten how tired full-body crying can make you feel.”
#dontiknowit

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CoffeeNBooks
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#BeginsWith #One This is such a great book! It's one of the books that's always checked out from my classroom library!
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

OriginalCyn620 Loved this one! 1w
Eggs Perfection ❤️🤍❤️ 7d
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elliedougan
One Of Us Is Lying | Karen McManus

It is a good book that got me into reading again. 4 out of 5 stars.

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Nalbuque
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First one for 2022!
Solid little YA/high school whodunnit, even had a couple gasp worthy moments 👀

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krifevr
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Mehso-so

I liked the different pov style of writing but it was honestly a little disappointing given the buildup. Better than the second book and worth a read🙂

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BeeMagical
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Book 136 & 137🎧
Needed to throw a little thriller in there😂 I enjoyed this one and look forward to the rest of the series! Some good twists👏🏻
Where Snow Angels Go - Super duper cute! And a fantastic narrator👌🏼🎄
How to Catch an Elf - Another quick adorable Christmas story!

#WinterGames #MistletoeManiacs
@Clwojick @aperfectmjk #LittensListen #Readathon

Todays Points: 226

Total Points: 706

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emilysyratt
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A small group of students attending Bayview high school are in detention. 4 of the students witness their peer have a severe allergic reaction, even though the last thing he consumed was water. He had to go the hospital where he died. Later it‘s found out that there‘s more to his death then it seemed, and that all the students in detention had reason for wanting him dead.

MissYaremcio Thank you for the review Emily! I was just missing the recommendation and the theme! 3/6 2mo
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EmilieGR
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Agatha Christie meets the breakfast club. It almost feels written fir TV, but not in a shallow way.

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NikkiKey94
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I had heard of this book before but I don‘t usually read YA novels. When I found out they made a show on Peacock based off of the book I had to read it because I won‘t watch the show without reading the book first! I really enjoyed the book and look forward to reading the next and also other books by the author! I also look forward to watching the show! 4🌟!

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Arvena
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🎬 Watching the adaptation of Karen McManus' YA murder mystery - combining elements from the book while adding new things to the plot these TV series looks promising 🙂

ElizaMarie I am curious about this one! 3mo
Crazeedi Hello my friend, hope all is well, I've been a bit MIA but I'm hoping to get some notes written soon, take care🎃🧡 3mo
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anniebannanie
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Guess what? One of them was lying!

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PuddleJumper
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A really well written mystery book that managed to skirt around cliches without falling into them. It kept me interested the entire way through and I was actually invested in what happened to the characters.

#Screamathon, #SpookOWeen #scarathlon2021 #TeamSlaughter #BookSpinBingo #ReadWithUs

@TheSpineView, @TheAromaofBooks, @4thhouseontheleft @Clwojick @GHABI4ROSES @DieAReader

DieAReader 🎉🎉🎉 3mo
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LibrarianRyan
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I loved book 1, liked book 2 so I thought I would give the new Peacock show a chance. It's interesting. That is about all I can say. It does not have the mystery and intrique of the book. But that may be because I know the killer already. You can watch the first 3 episodes for free. And while I did like them, I didn't like them enough to pay for peacock to watch the rest.

#teamhendrix @staycurious

Arvena Watching now - the book was better :) 3mo
LibrarianRyan @Arvena way better. 3mo
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Nathi
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This book was way better than it's series adaption. The characters are well constructed, the plot, the dialogue. wow! I couldn't put the book down. This book tormented me (in a good way) to finish it. The character development in the book felt natural. Their development didn't feel forced or rushed in the book like on the series. My favorite character was Addy I love seeing her growth and change in personality.

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Lizpixie
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Just watched the last five episodes of this on Stan. Gotta say, wasn‘t a fan of the ending at all, it‘s more like Pretty Little Liars or I Know What You Did Last Summer. I did grow to like the actors though, they did a pretty good job all up. 26pts #TeamSlaughter #Scarathlon2021

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RedxoHearts
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It definitely kept me interested all the way through. I'm not sure if I will continue with the series but I liked the mystery. The ending between two of the characters irritated me though.

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Charityann
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Watched the three new episodes of One of us is Lying today.🎃😈 #teamslaughter #scarathlon #scarathlon2021 @Clwojick

MatchlessMarie I keep forgetting this is out already! I need to watch it. 3mo
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Lizpixie
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I also watched three episodes so far of the Stan adaptation of a book I read a few years ago. Not a bad take even though some of the characters aren‘t quite what I was envisioning. Another 16pts for #TeamSlaughter in #Scarathlon2021

Roary47 Ooo what streaming service is this on? 3mo
Lizpixie @Roary47 it‘s on Stan here in Australia but I believe it‘s on Peacock in the US? 3mo
Roary47 Nice, I‘ll have to check this out. I thought Stan was the director. I learned something new today. 🥰 3mo
Clwojick WOohooo! 3mo
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Charityann
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Watched the first three episodes of One Us Is Lying and I‘m loving it!🎃 #scarathlon2021 #teamslaughter #scarathlon @Clwojick

BarkingMadRun Ohhhhh I loved that book! 3mo
KristenDuck Oh I loved this book too!! Just wish it was on a regular station or Hulu so I could watch also 😢 3mo
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Morr_Books
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I actually liked the tagged read more than I thought I would. I might actually watch the show. Gets me only 5 pts for #TeamHendrix but it was worth it. #Bingo #scarathlon2021 @StayCurious
#screamathon @4thhouseontheleft
#spookoween @TheSpineView
#LittenListen @aperfectmjk

TheSpineView Great job! 👍📖 4mo
samanthagutt I loved this book! 4mo
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ShelbyA7
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Book #52: This is like the Breakfast Club meets Pretty Little Liars, which is kind of perfect. It was a super quick read for me and I really enjoyed it, keeps you engaged and trying to piece it all together. And another new show to watch (on Peacock)!

Professional_Book_Dragon I haven‘t read this yet, but I definitely want to. I read her newest The Cousins which was really good! 4mo
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kay.the.bibliophile
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@Clwojick

It's finally October 1st which means that I can finally get my reading on for the #Scarathlon2021 the first book I have decided to read for my team #TeamSlaughter is #OneOfUsIsLying

For those participating in this, what book are you reading first?

Clwojick So many people are reading this! I have to get my hands on a copy. 👻 4mo
kay.the.bibliophile @Clwojick It's really good. I stayed up late, I'm almost finished with it. 4mo
kay.the.bibliophile @Clwojick It's really good. I stayed up late, I'm almost finished with it. 4mo
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Jess_Franzino
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This was so much fun and really well written! I did actually guess the “whodunnit” a little over halfway through the book, but wasn‘t certain on it, as it seemed way too “out there”. However, the way it pieced together was phenomenal & rather dark. Also, loved the fleshed-out/flawed yet likable characters & their growth.

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rygirl724
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it was amazing and did not have the cliche of most murder mystery and it was not easy to figure out who did it.

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Smellslikereaderspirit
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🍃 What character would you play in a movie adaptation of your current read?⠀

I‘m currently reading Bridge of Souls and it‘s a middle grade… but, if they‘d made an adult version of the story, I‘d probably like to play Cass because we‘re much alike. We love the supernatural but we get creeped out by it at the same time. ⠀


#tbr #tbrcollage #tbrpile #leeresvivirmilvidas #libroadicta #flatlayphotography #booklover #books #booksbooksbooks

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JillsBookshelf
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This is one of the better mysteries I‘ve read! I loved that it was based off of the breakfast club and the characters were perfect. It was one of the few mysteries that actually got me worried that everything wouldn‘t work out.

⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

#ya #mystery #oneofusislying #yamystery

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kera_11
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This book is if someone was murdered in the Breakfast Club. The school gossip blogger turns up dead in detention, and was about to drop a major secret of everyone in detention. Whose secret was worth killing to keep hidden? So many plot twists and secrets and a who done it plot running at hyper speed. Surprising relationships at every turn. Definitely aimed more toward young adult readers but a good read and is being turned into a show.

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zdbz
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Amazing! Loved it.. I started reading it yesterday and I just couldn't stop it until i have completed it! I loved everything about this book! I have always preferred reading books of mystery/thriller genre

*Contains mild spoilers ahead. Read at your own risk! *
YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!
After reading this book I think I'm going to try romance genre too since I just couldn't stop fawning over *spoiler* Brownyn and Nate!

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zdbz
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Just can't seem to put the book down! Started reading it today afternoon and I was so engrossed in it that I never noticed it was night already! It surely is an anti-gravity book 😆 😆😆😆

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carlthecattt
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The Breakfast Club meets Riverdale meets Pretty Little Liars.
An unlikely group of high-schoolers end up in detention together, when tragedy strikes 4 of them are held under a microscope in a murder investigation. Unlikely friendships and relationships begin, and the “who dun it” is running at super speed.
The ending is predictable to say the least, but overall it was a well written book with a good storyline.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 out of 5 stars.

zdbz Currently reading and completely engrossed 5mo
carlthecattt @zdbz it‘s a great quick read! I started the second book this morning and can‘t wait to see how that turns out. 5mo
zdbz @carlthecattt Are they connected? Does the first book end on a cliffhanger? 🤔 5mo
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carlthecattt @zdbz it does not! The second one is about the siblings, and more Bayview High drama. 5mo
zdbz I just bought "the silent patient" and was going to start tht once this is done! Glad it doesn't end on cliffhanger ?? 5mo
Nute Meets Riverdale? Ooh, very intriguing. Hopefully Riverdale Season ONE!😆 2mo
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Mistry26
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By far one of the best books I‘ve read. It has the perfect mix of romance, drama, suspense and mystery. I love how the book is written from each of the 4 high schoolers perspective. Bronwyn and Nates relationship was so pure, and they were two of my favourite characters. A well executed book, that I just couldn‘t put down, waiting to see what happened next.
This book is definitely a must read.

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Rachel725
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So nice to get back to a thrill type book! Still teen YA-type, but good suspense. Wasn‘t expecting the ending, and could‘ve been a better ending, but not a disappointing read. The writing kept me reading and wanting to turn the page

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Zoe-h
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I probably would have enjoyed this more if I hadn‘t previously know who the murderer was. But over all, it was a good book. There were certainly lots of good red herrings, but since this book seems to match the vibes of Ace of Spades, I can‘t help but compare them, which demotes my standings on this book. Five people walk into detention, only four leave alive. One of them is lying. Still though, 4⭐️

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Eggs
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Cupcake12 Just read this book and I loved it x 7mo
CoffeeNBooks I loved this book! 7mo
Eggs @Cupcake12 @CoffeeNBooks 🙌🏻🙌🏻 7mo
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Cupcake12
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This is the story of what happens when five students walk into a detention but only four walk out. Each suspect has something to hide but secrets have a way of getting out.
This really was an addictive read, plenty of twists and turns, when you think you‘ve guessed what will happen next - the total opposite does.
Featuring a range of stereotypical teenage characters, a great young adult book.
If this was a tv series I‘d definitely binge watch it!

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Clare-Dragonfly
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To be honest, I went into this thinking I wouldn‘t like it. I dislike POVs where the narrator is knowingly hiding something from the reader—if I know something, I can‘t hide it from my own thoughts, so how come book characters can? But that aspect wasn‘t too bad in this book. I was a bit disappointed by the actual mystery (though part of it really surprised me), but mostly I loved getting to know these characters and seeing them grow.

monalyisha This author went to college in my hometown, so a bunch of my (older) coworkers were friends with her! Too neat! ✨ 7mo
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This book is amazing and I don‘t like reading amazing. I could get into it right away, and it kept me on the edge of my seat. It is about four teenagers who are in detention and one of the characters named Simon took a glass of water from the tap and it had penury butter oil in the taps causing him sudden death. The police can‘t figure out who did the unforgivable crime of Simon. https://images.penguinrandomhouse.com/cover/9781524714680

MissYaremcio Nicely done Abbie!! I was just missing the POV and how it is established! I am so glad that you liked it! 4/6 7mo
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⭐️⭐️⭐️

KristenDuck Love this one 8mo
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Elaiza.DeLaCruz
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A suspense filled story following four high school students: Bronwyn, Cooper, Nate and Addy as suspects of the murder of Simon Kelleher. Simon is known for creating an infamous gossip app in Bayview High. He has dirt on everyone, and before he could post the four student's deepest secrets online, he dies. If you like books with plot twists and mystery, then you will like this. A theme in this book is the desire for power and lies than the truth.

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MissYaremcio Nicely done Elaiza! Next year I would love for you to join our BookClub if you would like! We read this book earlier this year!! 6/6 8mo
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Ben Santhosh
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The book is about 4 high school students as suspects of murder. I like the book because it is entertaining. I love murder mystery books, but this one was made better as I cared about the 4 kids who were suspects.

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JJ_Scribs
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It‘s crazy to think that last year I didn‘t even read one full book and now I‘m obsessed with reading. This just goes to show that you need to find what‘s right for you and for me that is crime/ mystery and self-help books! These are all of the books I‘ve read so far this year and I don‘t plan on stopping:)

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CindiB
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I don‘t normally read YA fiction, but this was good and interesting and I enjoyed it. 3.5/5