Janet Ruth Young is the author of the teen novels My Beautiful Failure, Things I Shouldn't Think (previously published as The Babysitter Murders), and The Opposite of Music. She lives in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Visit her at JanetRuthYoung.com.
[A] provocative exploration of a community's response to the mere
possibility of a horrific crime. A realistic and disturbing look at
our cultural response to mental illness."--Publisher's
Weekly, starred review
Teens who feel misunderstood will relate to Dani's struggles to maintain her reputation in a society that tends to view them with suspicion.--Kirkus Reviews