Karen M. McManus Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Karen M. McManus
“He should know. Nate’s been in trouble since fifth grade, which is right around the time we last spoke. The gossip mill tells me he’s on probation with Bayview’s finest for.... something.”
I was really confused about how they were going to reveal the killer since the entire story was first person narrations from the suspects. A new shocking truth is revealed at the end of every chapter so you simply can not put the book down. ”
“Only, Simon never makes it out of that classroom. Before the end of detention Simon’s dead. And according to investigators, his death wasn’t an accident. On Monday, he died.”
“But on Tuesday, he’d planned to post juicy reveals about all four of his high-profile classmates, which makes all four of them suspects in his murder.”
“A gripping family drama where a trio of cousins uncover a trail of lies and betrayals. Three friends relive an epic ditch day, and it goes horribly—and fatally— ...”
“On Monday afternoon, five students at Bayview High walk into detention. Bronwyn, the brain, is Yale-bound and never breaks a rule. Addy, the beauty, is the picture-perfect homecoming princess. Nate, the criminal, is already on probation for dealing. Cooper, the athlete, is the all-star baseball pitcher. And Simon, the outcast, is the creator of Bayview High’s notorious gossip app.”
“Or are they the perfect patsies for a killer who’s still on the loose? Everyone has secrets, right? What really matters is how far you would go to protect them.”
“Two cars, an old red one and a non descript grey one, are smashed into each other at a right angle. We all stare at them in silence until Mr. Avery lets out an exasperated sigh. ‘I’d better make sure no one is hurt.”
“He runs s shaking hand through his thin white hair as one of the paramedics stabs Simon with a syringe and the other two lift him into the stretcher, ‘God help that boy,’ he whispers. More to himself than to me, I think.”
“Mr. Avery rolls his eyes. ‘Save the conspiracy theories for another teacher. I’m not buying it. You all know the rules against bringing phones to class, and you broke them.’ He gives Simon an specially sour glance.”
“You’re all walking teen-movie stereotypes...I’m the omniscient narrator.”
“You’re the obvious outlier and scapegoat.”
“I got the idea for killing Simon while watching Dateline. I’d been thinking about it for a while, obviously. That’s not the kind of thing you pluck out of thin air. But the how of getting away with it always stopped me. I don’t kid myself that I’m a criminal mastermind. And I’m much too good-looking for prison.”
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