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A captivating debut novel for readers of Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You and Curtis Sittenfeld’s PrepThe Most Dangerous Place on Earth unleashes an unforgettable cast of characters into a realm known for its cruelty and peril: the American high school.

In an idyllic community of wealthy California families, new teacher Molly Nicoll becomes intrigued by the hidden lives of her privileged students. Unknown to Molly, a middle school tragedy in which they were all complicit continues to reverberate for “her” kids: Nick, the brilliant scam artist; Emma, the gifted dancer and party girl; Dave, the B student who strives to meet his parents’ expectations; Calista, the hippie outcast who hides her intelligence for reasons of her own. Theirs is a world in which every action may become public—postable, shareable, indelible. With the rare talent that transforms teenage dramas into compelling and urgent fiction, Lindsey Lee Johnson makes vivid a modern adolescence lived in the gleam of the virtual, but rich with the sorrow, passion, and beauty of life in any time, and at any age.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A quality read that’s also an unputdownable quickie.”


  • “[An] engrossing, multilayered drama.”


  • “You’ll walk away feeling like you could revisit a hallway drama armed with bulletproof perspective.”


  • “High school drama has taken on a new tension in the age of social media—as Lindsey Lee Johnson proves in a timely and provocative debut that recalls Curtis Sittenfeld’s Prep.”


  • “Sharp storytelling conveys an authentic sense of the perils of adolescence…Readers may find themselves so swept up in this enthralling novel that they finish it in a single sitting.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Puts a human face to the details of today’s daily headlines of teen life.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • A January 2017 LibraryReads Pick
  • A BookPage Top Pick for January 2017
  • An Indie Next List Pick for January 2017
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