Publisher: HMH Books for Young Reads
Synopsis via Goodreads:
That’s 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.
Is 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.
ABOUT THE AUTHOREmiko Jean is the author of the forthcoming YA psychological suspense novel WE’LL NEVER BE APART (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s), which was inspired by her work with children in the foster care system. Aside from reading, writing, and teaching math to elementary school students, Emiko is passionate about bugs. She can often be found in the remote forests of the Pacific Northwest, where she lives with her husband, hunting giant moths and cataloguing rare insect colonies.
*I love a good psychological suspense and this one seems like an interesting one. Aside from the fact that it's a debut, I'm really curious about the character and whether or not she's innocent.