“I had wanted to tell him that loving someone should never be a problem, should never feel like one, but by then I already knew firsthand it wasn’t really that simple.”
Title: Bad Girls with Perfect Faces
Author: Lynn Weingarten
Date Published: October 31, 2017
Number of Pages: 320 pages
Publisher: Simon Pulse
📚 Series: No.
📚 Genre: YA Mystery.
📚 POV: Multiple.
📚 Cliffhanger: No.
⚠ Content Warnings: Catfishing. Toxic relationships/manipulation.
⚠ Read if: you love One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus.
Book Blurb from Goodreads
When I looked up, his smile was wide and real. “Ready?” he said.
I faked a smile back. I had gotten so good at faking things.
I thought: You brought this on yourself, Sasha. You will have to pretend forever now.
He squeezed my hand again. He couldn’t begin to imagine what this actually was. He had no idea what I’d done. What any of us had.
When Sasha’s best friend Xavier gets back together with his cheating ex, Ivy, Sasha knows she needs to protect him. So she poses as a guy online to lure Ivy away.
But Sasha’s plan goes sickeningly wrong. And she soon learns to be careful of who you pretend to be because you might be surprised by who you become…
About the Author
Lynn Weingarten is a New York Times bestselling author living in Brooklyn. Her fifth young adult novel, BAD GIRLS WITH PERFECT FACES, was released in the US on Halloween 2017. It will be out in the UK on January 11th, 2018.
Her previous books include SUICIDE NOTES FROM BEAUTIFUL GIRLS (a NY Times bestseller, a YALSA Teens’ Top Ten book for 2016, one of Vanity Fair’s list of Best Books for July, and on The Guardian’s list of 5 of the Best in Young Adult Fiction), and WHEREVER NINA LIES (an ALA Top Ten Popular Paperback for Young Adults, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, a YALSA Teen’s Top Ten Nominee and a Sequoyah Book Award Nominee).
This book was my first read of 2020 and I have to say that I loved that I started with this one! There’s nothing like Mystery/Thrillers to get you warmed up and eager to hit your reading momentum!
Bad Girls With Perfect Faces is my first read from this author, though I also have her other book. All I can say is that I am glad that I took the chance because I absolutely enjoyed this one. This book has all the elements of a YA thriller that I was craving for.
This book is a tale of young love, friendship, jealousy, obsession, and how far you are willing to go for love.
This book is entertaining and the writing style will keep you reading on without noticing the time.
Plot-wise, it would be best to go in blind so that you can enjoy the twist towards the end.
If you are looking for characters that are good at being bad, writing that will pull you in, and a dark-themed YA read, this book is perfect for you!
My Book Rating Breakdown
🌼 Main Character:⭐⭐⭐⭐☆
🌼 Significant Other: ⭐⭐⭐☆☆
🌼 Support Characters:⭐⭐⭐⭐☆
🌼 Writing Style:⭐⭐⭐⭐☆
🌼 Character Development:⭐⭐⭐☆☆
🌼 Thrill Factor: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
🌼 Romance: ⭐⭐⭐☆☆
🌼 Pacing: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
🌼 Ending: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
🌼 Unputdownability: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
🌼 Book Cover:⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
🌼 Audiobook Production: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
☁ FINAL VERDICT: 4.30/5 ☁
What’s a YA Mystery/Thriller books that you can recommend?
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♡ , Yna the Mood Reader