Audience:Teenage: Age (years) 14, Grade (US) 9
Dimensions:8.25in x 5.5 x 0.69 in | 0.58 lb
Page Count:336 pages
EAGER FANBASE: Kara has readers, both teen and adult, awaiting her next novel. This is an entirely new vision of thriller storytelling for her and it will surprise and delight her fans. With the recent selection of the hardcover edition of this book as a B&N YA bookclub pick, we expect Kara’s fanbase to keep growing.
WINNING MIX OF SMART AND COMMERCIAL: Kara’s writing is textured yet accessible, drawing readers in easily and pressing them to stay with a story until the very end.
SHOCKING ENDING: This book has that shocking ending that readers of thrillers are looking for now. With books like WE WERE LIARS blowing up on BookTok, this is a natural selection for influencers who love to gush about that can’t-guess-it ending.
CROSSOVER ADULT APPEAL: Kara’s plotting and the twists and turns of her storytelling make this a book that adult readers of thrillers will enjoy.
FILM DEALS: Kara has film deals in the works for all of her novels. More information to come shortly.
Praise for That Weekend:
“Kara Thomas is ruthless. When you descend into That Weekend, prepare for darkness ahead, breakneck turns, and shivery secrets. I am still reeling.” —Kit Frick, author of I Killed Zoe Spanos
“Deliciously twisted. Clear your schedule, because That Weekend is going to keep you up all night.” —Karen M. McManus, #1 New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying
“A deliciously unsettling and grimly beautiful examination of the dark and twisted potential lurking within us all. That Weekend is a bold and expertly plotted page-turner from beginning to end, and firmly cements Kara Thomas as a master of the craft—no one writes a thriller like her.” —Courtney Summers, New York Times bestselling author of Sadie
“Kara Thomas deftly weaves a web of secrets, tangling you in a mystery so shocking you’ll never guess the ending. My jaw actually dropped.” —Erin Craig, New York Times bestselling author of House of Salt and Sorrows
“A riveting, unputdownable thriller that made my palms sweat and my heart pound. I devoured this book in a single sleepless night; That Weekend is a brutal examination of what it means to survive.”—Victoria Lee, author of A Lesson in Vengeance and The Fever King
“A mesmerizing, creepy, excellent thrill ride of a book.” —Kathleen Glasgow, New York Times bestselling author of Girl In Pieces.
“Thrilling, captivating, unpredictable (still reeling over those twists!) and will consume your life until you finish! And then it will haunt you afterward.” —Laurie Flynn, author of The Girls Are All So Nice Here
“Effortlessly compelling, That Weekend will thrill you from start to finish, leaving you breathless as you learn what truly happened on the mountain.” —Rachel Strolle, Teen Services Coordinator, Glenside Public Library District
"Quick-fire pacing, sharpened dialogue, and clever reveals make for an addictive read.” —Publishers Weekly