ARC Review: Wild and Crooked by Leah Thomas


My rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Genre: YA Contemporary/Mystery
Pages: 448
Pacing: Average/Normal
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Published:  June 4th 2019

Trigger Warnings: Bullying, Grief, Death, Violence


In Samsboro, Kentucky, Kalyn Spence’s name is inseparable from the brutal murder her father committed when he was a teenager. Forced to return to town, Kalyn must attend school under a pseudonym . . . or face the lingering anger of Samsboro’s citizens, who refuse to forget the crime.   Gus Peake has never had the luxury of redefining himself. A Samsboro native, he’s either known as the “disabled kid” because of his cerebral palsy, or as the kid whose dad was murdered. Gus just wants to be known as himself. Continue reading “ARC Review: Wild and Crooked by Leah Thomas”