The fever by Megan Abbott

The fever by Megan AbbottAlthough topping the lists for Kirkus, LA Review of Books, the Boston Globe, the Sun Sentinel and School Library Journal and being adapted for an MTV series I wasn’t enamoured with this book. The family secrets were touted dramatically in the blurbs but they weren’t revealed in any dramatic way, rather they just felt like bits of information tagged in passing. The saving grace for this novel was the way the mass hysteria escalated and the unexpected twist. Megan Abbott’s skill lies in hiding the final truth behind distractions and relating teen perspectives to perfection, so, if you are a fan of crime you might like to look for Megan Abbott’s books. We have copies of her books on our shelves, even large print and audio, and we can also provide you with ebooks from our elibrary.

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