The YA Book Club has selected "Deadly Games" by Diana Urban for its October pick.
A first person psychological thriller, “These Deadly Games” follows Crystal Donavan. When she receives a message on a mysterious app with a video of her little sister gagged and bound, she agrees to play the kidnapper's game. The tasks start small — steal a test and stuff it in a locker, bake brownies, etc. — but soon Crystal realizes each task is meant to hurt — and kill — her friends, one by one. But if she refuses to play, the kidnapper will kill her sister. Is someone trying to take her team out of the running for a gaming tournament? Or have they uncovered a secret from their past and want them to pay for what they did …
Pick up copies at the library. Digital e-books and audiobooks are available on Libby.
Discussions occur from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Rosalyn Jones Room/YA space. Email Michelle, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Amber, email@example.com, with questions.
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