If you know me, you know that I love reading twisty, YA thrillers. They are my guilty pleasure (extra points for taking place in a boarding school!). So, no surprise that I could not pass by The Mary Shelley Club on Net Galley. This was a quick read with suspense and twists. I enjoyed it!
Here’s the overview:
New York Times best-selling author Goldy Moldavsky delivers a deliciously twisty YA thriller that’s Scream meets Karen McManus about a mysterious club with an obsession for horror.
When it comes to horror movies, the rules are clear:
- Avoid abandoned buildings, warehouses, and cabins at all times.
- Stay together: Don’t split up, not even just to “check something out”.
- If there’s a murderer on the loose, do not make out with anyone.
If only surviving in real life were this easy….
New girl Rachel Chavez turns to horror movies for comfort, preferring stabby serial killers and homicidal dolls to the bored rich kids of Manhattan Prep…and to certain memories she’d preferred to keep buried.
Then Rachel is recruited by the Mary Shelley Club, a mysterious society of students who orchestrate Fear Tests, elaborate pranks inspired by urban legends and movie tropes. At first, Rachel embraces the power that comes with reckless pranking. But as the Fear Tests escalate, the competition turns deadly, and it’s clear Rachel is playing a game she can’t afford to lose.