The truth about alice jennifer mathieu
The Truth About Alice by Jennifer MathieuEveryone knows Alice slept with two guys at one party.
But did you know Alice was sexting Brandon when he crashed his car?
Its true. Ask ANYBODY.
Rumor has it that Alice Franklin is a slut. Its written all over the bathroom stall at Healy High for everyone to see. And after star quarterback Brandon Fitzsimmons dies in a car accident, the rumors start to spiral out of control.
In this remarkable debut novel, four Healy High students—the girl who has the infamous party, the car accident survivor, the former best friend, and the boy next door—tell all they know.
But exactly what is the truth about Alice? In the end theres only one person to ask: Alice herself.
Book Review: The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu
By the author of Moxie , a powerful feminist novel that deals with slut-shaming, told through the perspectives of four small-town teens, about how everyone has a motive to bring—and keep—a teen girl down. Everyone knows Alice slept with two guys at one party. When Healy High star quarterback Brandon Fitzsimmons dies in a car crash, it was because he was sexting with Alice. Ask anybody. Rumor has it Alice Franklin is a slut.
Alice Franklin is the talk of the town. Did you know she slept with two guys at one party this summer? Ask anyone. The scandal is all anyone can talk about in the small town of Healy. Each character navigates the minefields of their own lives, dealing with secrets and anxieties, as well as revealing their part in the one big story of the summer. There are no sides to take as the secrets unravel and the truth s come out: each persuasive voice will leave you rooting for them, as much as for Alice.
There are all sorts of rumours about Alice Franklin. And after star quarterback Brandon Fitzsimmons dies in a car accident, the rumours start to spiral out of control blaming Alice for Brandon's death. In this remarkable novel, four Healy High students - the party girl, the car accident survivor, the ex best friend and the boy next door - tell all they know. But exactly what is the truth about Alice? In the end there's only one person to ask: Alice herself. Impressive plotting and excellent characterisation made this one of the best YA books I've read so far this year.