The Great Gatsby meets Looking for Alaska in this stunning debut from Chelsey Philpot. With inspiration drawn from Evelyn Waughs Brideshead Revisited, this novel perfectly captures the love and heartbreak that can change us most.
When Julia Buchanan enrolls at St. Annes at the beginning of junior year, Charlotte Ryder already knows all about her. Most people do . . . or think they do. But as Charlotte is pulled into the larger-than-life new girls worlda world of midnight rendezvous, dazzling parties, palatial vacation homes, and fizzy champagne cocktailsshe realizes that behind Julias self-assured smiles and toasts to the future, she is still suffering from a tragedy. A tragedy that the Buchanan family has kept hidden . . . until now.