all seventeen-year-old Alice Monroe thinks about. Committed to a mental
ward at Savage Isle, Alice is haunted by memories of the fire that
killed her boyfriend, Jason. A blaze her twin sister Cellie set. But
when Chase, a mysterious, charismatic patient, agrees to help her seek
vengeance, Alice begins to rethink everything. Writing out the story of
her troubled past in a journal, she must confront hidden truths.
the one person she trusts only telling her half the story? Nothing is
as it seems in this edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller from the
debut author Emiko Jean. @goodreads
https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1357163386 5 Stars!
THIS BOOK IS AWESOME!! I had a feeling where it was going and I was right, but it's still so freaking good.
have these twin sisters, Alice & Celia). They live with their
grandfather but wake up one day to find him dead. They stayed in the
house for a bit of time before they are found out and carted off to
different foster homes. In one of these homes they meet Jason. All three
of them make a little team and hang out together all of the time. They
do some terrible things and one of these things lands the twins on
Savage Isle in the mental ward. Jason is going to go to jail.
has a brilliant plan to get him and Alice away from the place so they
can live out their lives. They are in love and Celia is jealous so she
devises a plan to keep her and Alice close and take Jason out of the
Alice is telling her story about her and life before
the mental hospital through a journal. She writes down all the things
that happen with her, Celia, and Jason in it from the day they find
their grandfather all the way up until what happens with Jason.
is going about her life in the mental hospital at the same time and she
meets a really nice boy named Chase there. He tries his best to help
her. She has this plan to break into another part of the ward in a
different building and face Celia.
So many things are going on throughout the book I didn't want to put it down. You just want to get to the end game.
Some really messed up things come out, but in the end I think it's all going to be okay.
would like to thank NETGALLEY and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's
Book Group for giving me the opportunity to read this ARC in exchange
for my honest review.**