Title: All your twisted secrets.
Author: Diana Urban.
Page count: 400.
Release day: March 17th 2020.
Genre: YA, mystery.
Rating: 4 stars.
What is it about? (Summary from GoodReads)
This thrilling debut, reminiscent of new fan favorites like One of Us Is Lying and the beloved classics by Agatha Christie, will leave readers guessing until the explosive ending.
Welcome to dinner, and again, congratulations on being selected. Now you must do the selecting.
What do the queen bee, star athlete, valedictorian, stoner, loner, and music geek all have in common? They were all invited to a scholarship dinner, only to discover it’s a trap. Someone has locked them into a room with a bomb, a syringe filled with poison, and a note saying they have an hour to pick someone to kill … or else everyone dies.
Amber Prescott is determined to get her classmates and herself out of the room alive, but that might be easier said than done. No one knows how they’re all connected or who would want them dead. As they retrace the events over the past year that might have triggered their captor’s ultimatum, it becomes clear that everyone is hiding something. And with the clock ticking down, confusion turns into fear, and fear morphs into panic as they race to answer the biggest question: Who will they choose to die?
Average: 7 (which means 4 stars!)
I’m so happy I listened to this book! I really recommend listening to this book!
I really enjoyed this story, I kept wanting to continue to listen. I kept wanting to figure out who was behind locking them in that room.
One of the strong points of this book was the two different timelines. We kept switching between the time of 1 year ago until they are locked in the room and their time in the locked room. I really liked how we slowly started to learn everyone’s secrets.
I wasn’t a huge of our main character. Like in some way I guess she was quite realistic, but also she sounded so stupid at times. Ditching her best friend for someone else, even though this other person is treating everyone badly. And it just annoyed me that she didn’t see it. And there were more parts were I was like ‘girl, just think for yourself for a sec!’. So that was a bit frustrating.
To be honest, the reveal did not surprised me that much. The person behind the locking did cross my mind quite often, I think maybe I little bit too many hints were revealed?
BUT I didn’t mind it too much. Partly because it did make sense! I really enjoyed the story, and really liked they way everyone’s secrets were revealed.
I really enjoyed my time listening to this one, and as I said, I really recommend the audiobook! I’m really looking forward to Diana Urban’s next book!