The Girl in the Park
In a starred review, Publishers Weekly called this YA mystery a "haunting psycological thriller" and "profound, provocative commentary on what it means to grow up in the age of Facebook."When Wendy Geller's body is found in Central Park after the night of a rager, newspaper headlines... show more
In a starred review, Publishers Weekly called this YA mystery a "haunting psycological thriller" and "profound, provocative commentary on what it means to grow up in the age of Facebook."When Wendy Geller's body is found in Central Park after the night of a rager, newspaper headlines scream,"Death in the Park: Party Girl Found Strangled." But shy Rain, once Wendy's best friend, knows there was more to Wendy than just "party girl." As she struggles to separate the friend she knew from the tangle of gossip and headlines, Rain becomes determined to discover the truth about the murder. Written in a voice at once immediate, riveting, and utterly convincing, Mariah Frederick's mystery brilliantly exposes the cracks in this exclusive New York City world and the teenagers that move within it.
Publish date: April 24th 2012
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
I just loved the cover of this book and after reading the synopsis I was hooked. Wendy and Rain were once best friends but then Wendy starts to run on the wild side. Rain watches her friend wondering what happened, only knowing that deep down inside she knows the true Wendy. The Wendy she knows had...
I read this in a few hours. It was definitely a page turner.
Although I thought this book was good, I thought it is a dime a dozen. The storyline is the same...out of control rich kids who are the suspects in the murder of the queen of the out of control rich kids. It did have a nice little twist at the end, but, lets just say that it took me 4 days to read a...
See full review here!I received this ARC from Net Galley. Here is my honest review:Perhaps I was expecting more, but maybe this was what I was expecting. I'm still not sure. This isn't a bad thing, really. I didn't have huge hopes because I hadn't read many reviews for this one. It's definitely a wh...
3.5 of 5 stars.When Wendy Geller's body is discovered in Central Park, the newspapers dub her "Party Girl" and the rumors about Wendy's personal life start flying. Her former best friend, Rain, has lived her life by the motto "listen, don't speak." But when it becomes apparent that there's more to W...