By Mary Elizabeth Summer
Fans of best friend Carter's Heist Society novels will love this youngster mystery/thriller with sarcastic wit, a touch of romance, and Ocean’s Eleven–inspired action.
Julep Dupree tells lies. loads of them. She’s a con artist, a grasp of conceal, and a sophomore at Chicago’s swanky St. Agatha excessive, the place her father, an old-school grifter with a weak point for the ponies, sends her to so she will discover ways to mingle with the higher crust. for added spending funds Julep doesn’t depend upon her dad—she runs petty scams for her classmates whereas dodging the dean of scholars and holding an A+ (okay, A-) average.
But while she comes domestic sooner or later to a ransacked residence and her father long gone, Julep’s conscientiously laid plans for an expenses-paid golden price tag to Yale begin to resolve. regardless of support from St. Agatha’s resident Prince captivating, Tyler Richland, and her dependable hacker sidekick, Sam, Julep struggles to track her dad’s path of clues via a maze of creepy stalkers, hit makes an attempt, relatives secrets and techniques, and worse, the specter of foster care. With every little thing she has at stake, Julep’s in excess of her head . . . yet that’s unlikely to forestall her from utilizing each trick within the e-book to discover her dad earlier than his mark reveals her. simply because that may be criminal.
“A attractive love triangle and madcap secret . . . I enjoyed this book.” —Jennifer Echols, writer of Dirty Little Secret
One of TeenVogue's 15 most fun YA Books of 2014
One of PopCrush's 10 such a lot expected YA Books
"Julep is not just one other excessive schooler beset by means of the standard drama of boys and academia. Nope—she additionally occurs to be a con artist and grasp of hide, which is available in strong convenient while her father mysteriously disappears. made up our minds, she delves into the underbelly of Chicago to discover him (bringing a host of unpolluted plot traces and unexpected twists alongside the way)."--teenVogue.com
"Summer creates a standout personality in Julep. She lies and cheats with rather a lot self belief and talent that readers will cheer her on, yet she additionally adheres to her personal strict ethical code. . . . A memorable debut; here is hoping for lots extra from Summer."—Kirkus Reviews
“Well-paced, well-plotted.”—The Bulletin of the heart for Children’s Books
“This e-book has all of it: homework and hit males, prom drama and silencers.” —APRIL HENRY, long island Times bestselling writer of The physique within the Woods