One of Us Is Lying is the industry leader in the YA thriller category and has remained on the NYT bestseller list for over a year.
OOUIL is the category leader in YA thrillers.
This new novel is set in the OOUIL universe and will a publishing moment for us. It is a direct sequel to the first book and characters from OOUIL appear throughout the story, making this a highly anticipated book.
This is another great pick for reluctant readers and will appeal to the same crossover audience as OOUIL.
The television rights for OOUIL have been optioned and the project is in development at E!
Praise for One of Us Is Next:
★“Full of exciting and unexpected twists and racing toward a shocking conclusion, McManus’s tale will not disappoint fans, and those unfamiliar with her previous work will inhale this complicated story of friendship and revenge.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
“A thrilling read…[that] has all the twists and turns that readers love.” —Booklist
Praise for One of Us Is Lying:
A New York Times Bestseller
An EW Best YA Book of the Year Selection
A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of the Year Selection
A New York Public Library’s Best Book for Teens Selection
A Popcrush Best Young Adult Book of the Year Selection
A CBC Teen Choice Book Award Nominee
A Bustle Best Young Adult Book of May 2017
A Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year Nominee
A YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction Book Nominee
A YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
“Pretty Little Liars meets The Breakfast Club….so make room for One of Us Is Lying in your bags, because this is one carry-on you won’t want to put down.“ —EW
“You’ll tear through this juicy, super-fun (if murder can ever be fun?) thriller.” —Bustle
“A whodunit with a Breakfast Club twist…following four unique voices on a chase to find the killer, this one will keep you guessing until the very, very end.” —Popcrush
“Twisty plotting, breakneck pacing and intriguing characterisation add up to an exciting, single-sitting thrillerish treat.” —The Guardian
“This is no ordinary whodunit…surprising and relevant.” —USA Today
“Readers will have a hard time putting this clever page-turner down.” —BookPage
“An addictive, devour-in-one-sitting thriller with so many twists and turns you’ll be wondering until the very end: Who really killed Simon?” —Kara Thomas, author of The Darkest Corners and Little Monsters
★“[As] McManus’s intense mystery unfolds…each character becomes more complex and nuanced, adding richness and depth to the suspense.” —VOYA, Starred Review
“This fast-paced blend of Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and classic John Hughes will leave readers racing to the finish as the try to unravel the mystery on their own.” —Kirkus Reviews
“One of Us Is Lying is flat-out addictive…[McManus] weaves an authentic, suspenseful mystery that readers can imagine taking place at their very own high school.” —RT Book Reviews
”A smart, twisted, and unpredictable YA mystery that will have readers guessing until the very end.“ —SLJ
”An engaging, enticing look at the pressures of high school and the things that cause a person to lose control."—Booklist
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