January 2021 Book Club: The Cousins by Karen McManus

The Book

The Cousins was released December 1, 2020.

Why did we pick this book?

McManus is one of our favorite authors and this book has been on our TBR for a year. We couldn’t wait to get our hands on this YA Thriller. McManus’s books have a lot of twists and we thought this would be a good book for a discussion.

We’ll be discussing this at our virtual YA book club with Bards Alley on January 17th at 5pm EST. Email us if you would like to join! The event information can be found here.

What is this book about?

Milly, Aubrey and Jonah Story are cousins, but they don’t know each other well. Their grandmother invites them to a small island off the coast of Massachusetts for the summer so she can get to know them. Except, they’ve never met their rich grandmother and she disinherited their parents over 20 years ago.

Their parents force them to go to help get them back in contact with their mother. But, Milly, Aubrey and Jonah know there is more to the story than meets the eye. As the three get to know each other, they realize the island holds a lot of secrets. It’s time for the cousins to know the truth about what happened all those years ago.

What other YA books has this author written?

McManus is the best-selling author of One of Us is Lying, Two Can Keep a Secret and One of Us is Next.

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