The Female Of The Species by Mindy McginnisThe Female Of The Species by Mindy Mcginnis

The Female Of The Species

byMindy Mcginnis

Paperback | September 5, 2017

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2017 Tayshas List Selection * YALSA Top 10 Best YA Fiction of 2017 * School Libray Journal Best of 2016 * Junior Library Guild Selection * The Globe and Mail Best Books of 2016 * Bustle’s Best Young Adult Books of 2016 * Mashable’s 8 Best YA Books of 2016 * Seventeen's 10 Best YA Books of 2016 * CCBC Choices 2017

Edgar Award-winning author Mindy McGinnis delivers a relentless and riveting contemporary YA novel that examines rape culture through alternating perspectives. A stunning, unforgettable page-turner.

Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it.

Three years ago, when her older sister, Anna, was murdered and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best—the language of violence. While her own crime goes unpunished, Alex knows she can’t be trusted among other people. Not with Jack, the star athlete who wants to really know her but still feels guilty over the role he played the night Anna’s body was discovered. And not with Peekay, the preacher’s kid with a defiant streak who befriends Alex while they volunteer at an animal shelter. Not anyone.

As their senior year unfolds, Alex’s darker nature breaks out, setting these three teens on a collision course that will change their lives forever.

Mindy McGinnis is the author of Not a Drop to Drink and its companion, In a Handful of Dust, as well as Given to the Sea, This Darkness Mine, and the Edgar Award–winning novel A Madness So Discreet. A magna cum laude graduate of Otterbein University with a BA in English literature and religion, Mindy lives in Ohio. You can visit her on...
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Title:The Female Of The SpeciesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:September 5, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062320904

ISBN - 13:9780062320902

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! One of the best books I've read in a while!
Date published: 2017-10-10

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A Must-Read YA Book of Fall 2016