My Review:In this fast-paced new novel from Sara Shepard, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars, a tight-knit college town scrambles for answers when an e-mail hack reveals life-changing secrets and scandals.
Aldrich University is rocked to its core when a hacker dumps 40,000 people's e-mails—the entire faculty, staff, students, alums—onto an easily searchable database. Rumors and affairs immediately leak, but things turn explosive when Kit Manning's handsome husband, Dr. Greg Strasser, is found murdered. Kit's sister, Willa, returns for the funeral, setting foot in a hometown she fled fifteen years ago, after a night she wishes she could forget. As an investigative reporter, Willa knows something isn't right about the night Greg was killed, and she's determined to find the truth. What she doesn't expect is that everyone has something to hide. And with a killer on the loose, Willa and Kit must figure out who killed Greg before someone else is murdered.
Told from multiple points of view, Reputation is full of twists, turns, and shocking reveals. It's a story of intrigue, sabotage, and the secrets we keep—and how far we go to keep them hidden. Number one bestseller Sara Shepard is at the top of her game in this brand-new adult novel.
I was expecting this to be more fun -- yes, there were a lot of twists but not all of them really made sense. It was as if the author decided, the only point of this book is for no one to figure out the killer and I will twist the story in a million ways to accomplish that goal. Characters, motivations, and logic did not seem to enter in to the equation. Hopefully you have better luck with this one.
Reputation comes out next week on December 3, 2019, and you can purchase HERE.
I want to ask him about his divorce, but it's a level of intimacy I'm not ready for. In fact, even this-- letting a near stranger into my car for a long drive up north--is usually too intimate for me. LA Willa would never have done such a thing. The past shapes much of what that is, but it's also that I've been such a loner for so long, I'm more comfortable doing things myself. When I'm alone, I don't need to be anyone I'm not. I don't need to search for things to say. I don't need to have to anticipate reactions--or, in the worst-case scenario, be caught off guard by total changes in character.