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They Wish They Were Us (Digital Audiobook)

By Jessica Goodman, Kristen Sieh (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 3, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/29/2021)
Hardcover (8/4/2020)
Digital Audiobook, Spanish, Castilian (3/2/2022)

Description

TV ADAPTATION "THE PLAYERS' TABLE" STARRING HALSEY AND EUPHORIA'S SYDNEY SWEENEY COMING TO HBO MAX

“A pristine infusion of Gossip Girl and Netflix's Elite, this prep-school thriller has it all: plaid skirts, secret societies, and a gripping murder mystery, but paired with an adept critique of the powers and privileges that goeth before the fall.” – Elle

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.


About the Author

Jessica Goodman is a senior editor at Cosmopolitan, where she edits stories about career, money, love, sex, and food. She and her team received the National Magazine Award in Personal Service for their 2017 story, "How to Run for Office," reporting on women running for office throughout the US.

Jessica can be found on Twitter @jessgood and on Instagram @jessicagoodman. The Players' Table is her debut novel.