When Kate, single mother and law firm partner, gets a phone call
summoning her to her daughter''s exclusive private school, she''s
shocked. Amelia has been suspended for cheating, completely out of
character for her over-achieving, well-behaved daughter.
Kate rushes to Grace Hall to pick up Amelia, but what she finds
when she arrives is beyond comprehension. Amelia has jumped from
the school''s roof in an act of impulsive suicide. At least that''s
the story Kate believes until she gets an anonymous text:
Amelia didn''t jump.
Determined to learn the truth about what really happened on that
roof, Kate searches through Amelia''s e-mails, texts, and Facebook
updates, piecing together the last troubled days of her daughter''s
Reconstructing Amelia is a stunning debut page-turner
that brilliantly explores the secret world of teenagers, their
clandestine first loves, hidden friendships, and the dangerous
cruelty that can spill over into acts of terrible betrayal.