This is a post that I do every Wednesday where I talk about books I’m excited to read! Feel free to join me. ❤
On Halloween, 1991, a popular high school basketball star ventures into the woods near Battle Creek, Pennsylvania, and disappears. Three days later, he’s found with a bullet in his head and a gun in his hand—a discovery that sends tremors through this conservative community, already unnerved by growing rumors of Satanic worship in the region.
In the wake of this incident, bright but lonely Hannah Dexter is befriended by Lacey Champlain, a dark-eyed, Cobain-worshiping bad influence in lip gloss and Doc Martens. The charismatic, seductive Lacey forges a fast, intimate bond with the impressionable Dex, making her over in her own image and unleashing a fierce defiance that neither girl expected. But as Lacey gradually lures Dex away from her safe life into a feverish spiral of obsession, rebellion, and ever greater risk, an unwelcome figure appears on the horizon—and Lacey’s secret history collides with Dex’s worst nightmare.
By turns a shocking story of love and violence and an addictive portrait of the intoxication of female friendship, set against the unsettled backdrop of a town gripped by moral panic, Girls on Fire is an unflinching and unforgettable snapshot of girlhood: girls lost and found, girls strong and weak, girls who burn bright and brighter—and some who flicker away.
This week I decided to go to my Goodreads “to-read” shelf for some help! I picked this book, because it’s not a book that’s talked about too much, but seems very good! I had the chance to buy this book, but didn’t end up buying it, because I needed to save my money. However, I would really love to get my hands on this book one day!!
I just love that this book is YA and also thriller/mystery! I would like to get this book this year because of my 2018 reading goals! 🙂 It just seems like such an interesting read.
What do y’all think? Does this book peak your interest or is it not for you? Comment below! ❤