A new boarding school. A dark secret. When Liv enrolls in Thornwood Prep, she isn’t prepared for the secrets that await her. The students are strange and distant, and the staff is tight-lipped about what goes on behind closed doors. But something more sinister is afoot…Liv soon discovers that the school is harboring a deadly curse—one that has claimed the lives of many students over the years. As Liv starts to put together clues about the curse, she also uncovers some dangerous secrets about herself…secrets someone will do anything to keep hidden. With death stalking her at every turn, Liv must race against time to solve the mystery of Thornwood Prep before it’s too late.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in mystery, thriller and suspense books.
- The author does a great job of building suspense and keeping the reader engaged
- The mystery is well plotted and kept me guessing until the end
- The characters are likable and sympathetic
- The protagonist, Liv, is whiny and not very likable.
- The mystery itself is not particularly compelling or original.
- The ending feels rushed and unsatisfying.
Learn more about the author
E.M. Snow is a pseudonym for two authors who met while working as editors in the publishing industry. They bonded over their love of YA books and decided to write a book together. Crown of Thorns is their first novel.
“This book has it all: A creepy boarding school, a dark secret, and plenty of action. I couldn’t put it down!”
“Snow does an excellent job of setting the scene and creating a spooky, tense atmosphere. The mystery kept me guessing until the very end.”
“Snow does a great job of creating tension and suspense, leaving the reader eager to find out what happens next.”
“Wonderfully eerie and suspenseful!”