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#MurderTrending

Gretchen McNeil

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@doctorfusionbebop: Some 17 y. o. chick named Dee Guerrera was just sent to Alcatraz 2.0 for killing her stepsister. So, how long do you think she�ll last?


@morrisdavis72195: I hope she meets justice! She�ll get what�s coming to her! BWAHAHA!


@EltonJohnForevzz: Me? I think Dee�s innocent. And I hope she can survive.


WELCOME TO THE NEAR FUTURE, where good and honest citizens can enjoy watching the executions of society�s most infamous convicted felons, streaming live on The Postman app from the suburbanized prison island Alcatraz 2.0.


When seventeen-year-old Dee Guerrera wakes up in a haze, lying on the ground of a dimly lit warehouse, she realizes she�s about to be the next victim of the app. Knowing hardened criminals are getting a taste of their own medicine in this place is one thing, but Dee refuses to roll over and die for a heinous crime she didn�t commit. Can Dee and her newly formed posse, the Death Row Breakfast Club, prove she�s innocent before she ends up wrongfully murdered for the world to see? Or will The Postman's cast of executioners kill them off one by one?



Praise For #MurderTrending

"McNeil has written a compelling story that cleverly mixes dystopian, survivalist, and mystery genres together... Give to fans of action, mysteries, and Saw-esque tricks and traps."—Booklist

"The fast-paced action will appeal to fans of The Hunger Games... A gory thriller that moves at breakneck speed, this book will be hard to put down for older teens with a penchant for horror."—School Library Journal

"The bloodthirsty, reality-TV-obsessed culture and the corrupt government sponsoring the show [closely] mirror our own world. The provocative message... translates, powerfully, and centering Dee and her fellow inmates in this twisty, gory story ultimately serves as a sharp indictment of our flawed judicial system."—Entertainment Weekly

"In this biting satire of reality shows and today''s U.S. political atmosphere... McNeil... offers a tense, fast-paced tale that balances gore... pop culture, and dark comedy."

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"#MurderTrending is an edge-of-your-seat, heart-pounding thriller...[An] inventively gory, regularly humorous and extremely suspenseful novel."—Shelf Awareness

"In this biting satire of reality shows and today's U.S. political atmosphere... McNeil... offers a tense, fast-paced tale that balances gore... pop culture, and dark comedy."—Publishers Weekly

"A campy ride through an all-too-familiar and twisted world that will keep you guessing."—Mindy McGinnis, author of YALSA Top 10 Best YA Fiction of 2016 The Female of the Species

"#MURDERTRENDING is a slick, sharp, darkly comedic thrill ride. #AMustRead."—Lamar Giles, Edgar Award Nominated author of Fake I.D.

"McNeil's talent for creating an enticing plot paired with heart-pounding pacing shines in her latest."—Buzzfeed

AccoladesTop Ten YALSA Quick Picks TitleBarnes & Noble: Best Young Adult Books of 2018 (selection)Brightly Teen: 18 of the Most Exciting YA Books to Read in 2018 (selection)GoodReads: Most Popular Books Published in August 2018 (selection)Seventeen Magazine: The 20 Best YA Books of 2018 (selection)EpicReads: The 18 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in August, 2018 (selection)Refinery29: The Ultimate YA Beach Reads of 2018 (selection)Hypable: The August 2018 YA book releases that need to be on your to-read list (selection)BNTeen: Welcome Freshmen: New Releases: Criminals Go Viral, Robin Hood Gets Retold, and What's Lost is Found (2018, selection)Paste: 10 of the Best Young Adult Books of August 2018 (selection)BNTeen: August's Best New Teen Books (2018, selection)BNTeen: 15 YA Books to Read After Loving HBO's Sharp Objects (2018, selection)Seventeen.com: The 22 Best YA Books of 2018, selectionBuzzFeed: 23 YA Books That You'll Absolutely Want to Pick Up This Fall (2018, selection)Bustle: 13 Politically-Charged Horror Novels To Motivate You To Fight The Real Monsters (2018, selection)

"McNeil''s talent for creating an enticing plot paired with heart-pounding pacing shines in her latest."

"A campy ride through an all-too-familiar and twisted world that will keep you guessing."—Mindy McGinnis, author of YALSA Top 10 Best YA Fiction of 2016

"The fast-paced action will appeal to fans of The Hunger Games... A gory thriller that moves at breakneck speed, this book will be hard to put down for older teens with a penchant for horror."

"McNeil has written a compelling story that cleverly mixes dystopian, survivalist, and mystery genres together... Give to fans of action, mysteries, and Saw-esque tricks and traps."

"#MURDERTRENDING is a slick, sharp, darkly comedic thrill ride. #AMustRead."—Lamar Giles, Edgar Award Nominated author of

"The bloodthirsty, reality-TV-obsessed culture and the corrupt government sponsoring the show [closely] mirror our own world. The provocative message... translates, powerfully, and centering Dee and her fellow inmates in this twisty, gory story ultimately serves as a sharp indictment of our flawed judicial system."

"#MurderTrending is an edge-of-your-seat, heart-pounding thriller...[An] inventively gory, regularly humorous and extremely suspenseful novel."

"McNeil's talent for creating an enticing plot paired with heart-pounding pacing shines in her latest."

"In this biting satire of reality shows and today's U.S. political atmosphere... McNeil... offers a tense, fast-paced tale that balances gore... pop culture, and dark comedy."

"The bloodthirsty, reality-TV-obsessed culture and the corrupt government sponsoring the show [closely] mirror our own world. The provocative message... translates, powerfully, and centering Dee and her fellow inmates in this twisty, gory story ultimately serves as a sharp indictment of our flawed judicial system."—<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>

"McNeil's talent for creating an enticing plot paired with heart-pounding pacing shines in her latest."—<i>Buzzfeed</i>

"In this biting satire of reality shows and today's U.S. political atmosphere... McNeil... offers a tense, fast-paced tale that balances gore... pop culture, and dark comedy."—<i>Publishers Weekly</i>

"The fast-paced action will appeal to fans of The Hunger Games... A gory thriller that moves at breakneck speed, this book will be hard to put down for older teens with a penchant for horror."—<i>School Library Journal</i>

"#MurderTrending is an edge-of-your-seat, heart-pounding thriller...[An] inventively gory, regularly humorous and extremely suspenseful novel."—<i>Shelf Awareness</i>

AccoladesTop Ten YALSA Quick Picks TitleBarnes Noble: Best Young Adult Books of 2018 (selection)Brightly Teen: 18 of the Most Exciting YA Books to Read in 2018 (selection)GoodReads: Most Popular Books Published in August 2018 (selection)Seventeen Magazine: The 20 Best YA Books of 2018 (selection)EpicReads: The 18 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in August, 2018 (selection)Refinery29: The Ultimate YA Beach Reads of 2018 (selection)Hypable: The August 2018 YA book releases that need to be on your to-read list (selection)BNTeen: Welcome Freshmen: New Releases: Criminals Go Viral, Robin Hood Gets Retold, and What's Lost is Found (2018, selection)Paste: 10 of the Best Young Adult Books of August 2018 (selection)BNTeen: August's Best New Teen Books (2018, selection)BNTeen: 15 YA Books to Read After Loving HBO's Sharp Objects (2018, selection)Seventeen.com: The 22 Best YA Books of 2018, selectionBuzzFeed: 23 YA Books That You'll Absolutely Want to Pick Up This Fall (2018, selection)Bustle: 13 Politically-Charged Horror Novels To Motivate You To Fight The Real Monsters (2018, selection)

"#MURDERTRENDING is a slick, sharp, darkly comedic thrill ride. #AMustRead."—Lamar Giles, Edgar Award Nominated author of <i>Fake I.D.</i>

"A campy ride through an all-too-familiar and twisted world that will keep you guessing."—Mindy McGinnis, author of YALSA Top 10 Best YA Fiction of 2016 <i>The Female of the Species</i>

"McNeil has written a compelling story that cleverly mixes dystopian, survivalist, and mystery genres together... Give to fans of action, mysteries, and Saw-esque tricks and traps."—<i>Booklist</i>

Disney-Hyperion, 9781368010023, 352pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2018



About the Author

Gretchen McNeil is the author of I�m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl and the Don�t Get Mad duology, as well as the YA horror novels Possess, 3:59, Relic, and Ten which was a 2013 YALSA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and was adapted as the Lifetime original movie Ten: Murder Island in 2017. You can find her online at www.GretchenMcNeil.com, on Instagram @Gretchen_McNeil, and on Twitter @GretchenMcNeil.