The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life

The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life

Format
Paperback
Price
$8.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780142426401
  • 256 Pages
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  • 14 and up

Overview

An all-day scavenger hunt in the name of eternal small-town glory

With only a week until graduation, there’s one last thing Mary and her friends must do together: participate in the Oyster Point High Official Unofficial Senior Week Scavenger Hunt. And Mary is determined to win.

Mary lost her spot at Georgetown to self-professed "it" bully Jake Barbone, and she’s not about to lose again. But everyone is racing for the finish line with complicated motives, and the team’s all-night adventure becomes all-night drama as shifting alliances, flared tempers, and crushing crushes take over. As the items and points pile up, Mary and her team must reinvent their strategy–and themselves–in order to win.

Praise

"In this highly enjoyable caper, the writing is crisp, the dialogue spot on, and the hunt entirely twenty-first century."–The Horn Book

"Funny and nostalgic, a highly contemporary riff on a timeless rite of passage."–Kirkus Reviews
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