Monday, February 26, 2018

Six top boarding-school thrillers

At the BN Teen blog, Nita Tyndall tagged six favorite thrillers set at boarding school, including:
S.T.A.G.S., by M.A. Bennett

Greer MacDonald struggles to fit in at her elite boarding school, St. Aidan the Great, known to students simply as S.T.A.G.S. So when she receives an invitation from none other than Henry de Warlencourt, the most popular (and richest) boy at school, for a weekend of “huntin’, shootin’, fishin’,” she accepts it without question. After all, what better way to gain acceptance than through Henry? But when she and a few other students—outcasts like herself—arrive, something immediately feels off. Henry’s parents are nowhere to be found, and the only adults around are several too-compliant servants. Things take an even worse turn as Greer realizes who, exactly, it is that Henry will be hunting…
Read about the other entries on the list.

Also see Alyssa Sheinmel's five favorite books set at boarding school, Ruth Ware's six favorite books about boarding school, Sabrina Rojas Weiss's ten favorite boarding school novels, James Browning's ten best boarding school books, and Robin Stevens's top ten boarding school stories.

--Marshal Zeringue