Not Wishing to be Them.

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Meh. It was a predictable plot laced with cliches about private school, combined with this inanely named secret society.... The Players? Really? We're following Jill, a character that I can't even begin to like, whose problems would all be solved if she just refused to cheat using study banks and actually talked to adults. There's near to nothing keeping her from actually calling the police, except for some trumped up loyalty to an overpowered secret society (except it's not even secret BECAUSE EVERYONE KNOWS ABOUT IT). I can't even.

In Gold Coast, Long Island, everything from the expensive downtown shops to the manicured beaches, to the pressed uniforms of Jill Newman and her friends, looks perfect. But as Jill found out three years ago, nothing is as it seems.

Freshman year Jill's best friend, the brilliant, dazzling Shaila Arnold, was killed by her boyfriend. After that dark night on the beach, Graham confessed, the case was closed, and Jill tried to move on.

Now, it's Jill's senior year and she's determined to make it her best yet. After all, she's a senior and a Player--a member of Gold Coast Prep's exclusive, not-so-secret secret society. Senior Players have the best parties, highest grades and the admiration of the entire school. This is going to be Jill's year. She's sure of it.

But when Jill starts getting texts proclaiming Graham's innocence, her dreams of the perfect senior year start to crumble. If Graham didn't kill Shaila, who did? Jill vows to find out, but digging deeper could mean putting her friendships, and her future, in jeopardy.