Jennifer Mathieu The Truth about Alice

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The Truth about Alice

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Winner of the Children's Choice Book Awards' Teen Choice Debut Author Award

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. It's written all over the "slut stall" in the girls' bathroom: "Alice had sex in exchange for math test answers" and "Alice got an abortion last semester." After Brandon dies, the rumors start to spiral out of control. In this remarkable debut novel, four Healy High students tell all they "know" about Alice--and in doing so reveal their own secrets and motivations, painting a raw look at the realities of teen life. But in this novel from Jennifer Mathieu, exactly what is the truth about Alice? In the end there's only one person to ask: Alice herself.

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"Each narrator shares elements of culpability for the rumors and mistreatment of Alice, and teens are introduced to the potential damage that rumors and lies bring." - "School Library Journal"

*"Fans of "Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson and "Speechless" by Hannah Harrington will welcome first time author Mathieu, who has crafted a realistic and hard-hitting debut." - "VOYA," STARRED REVIEW

"A tough, unapologetic look at slut-shaming from a promising new voice." - "Booklist"

"Swift pace and compact size may entice reluctant readers as well as those interested in a juicy yet thoughtful take on human dynamics." - "BCCB"

"Debut author Mathieu brings new life to a common girls' narrative through her multiple first-person narrators." - "Kirkus Reviews"

"Alice gets the final word, yet Mathieu avoids reducing her story to a revenge narrative, instead offering a quietly powerful testament to perspective and personal resilience." - "Publisher's Weekly"

*Fans of "Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson and "Speechless" by Hannah Harrington will welcome first time author Mathieu, who has crafted a realistic and hard-hitting debut. "VOYA, STARRED REVIEW"

A tough, unapologetic look at slut-shaming from a promising new voice. "Booklist"

Swift pace and compact size may entice reluctant readers as well as those interested in a juicy yet thoughtful take on human dynamics. "BCCB"

Debut author Mathieu brings new life to a common girls' narrative through her multiple first-person narrators. "Kirkus Reviews"

Each narrator shares elements of culpability for the rumors and mistreatment of Alice, and teens are introduced to the potential damage that rumors and lies bring. "School Library Journal"

Alice gets the final word, yet Mathieu avoids reducing her story to a revenge narrative, instead offering a quietly powerful testament to perspective and personal resilience. "Publisher's Weekly""

*Fans of Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson and Speechless by Hannah Harrington will welcome first time author Mathieu, who has crafted a realistic and hard-hitting debut. VOYA, STARRED REVIEW

A tough, unapologetic look at slut-shaming from a promising new voice. Booklist

Swift pace and compact size may entice reluctant readers as well as those interested in a juicy yet thoughtful take on human dynamics. BCCB

Debut author Mathieu brings new life to a common girls' narrative through her multiple first-person narrators. Kirkus Reviews

Each narrator shares elements of culpability for the rumors and mistreatment of Alice, and teens are introduced to the potential damage that rumors and lies bring. School Library Journal

Alice gets the final word, yet Mathieu avoids reducing her story to a revenge narrative, instead offering a quietly powerful testament to perspective and personal resilience. Publisher's Weekly

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"*Fans of Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson and Speechless by Hannah Harrington will welcome first time author Mathieu, who has crafted a realistic and hard-hitting debut." --VOYA, STARRED REVIEW

"A tough, unapologetic look at slut-shaming from a promising new voice." --Booklist

"Swift pace and compact size may entice reluctant readers as well as those interested in a juicy yet thoughtful take on human dynamics." --BCCB

"Debut author Mathieu brings new life to a common girls' narrative through her multiple first-person narrators." --Kirkus Reviews

"Each narrator shares elements of culpability for the rumors and mistreatment of Alice, and teens are introduced to the potential damage that rumors and lies bring." --School Library Journal

"Alice gets the final word, yet Mathieu avoids reducing her story to a revenge narrative, instead offering a quietly powerful testament to perspective and personal resilience." --Publisher's Weekly

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From the author of Zoella's Book Club pick, MOXIE, comes a powerful book about stereotypes, slut shaming and popularity.

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