The Art of SecretsBy James Klise
An Edgar Award Winner, Best YA Novel 2015"Where there's smoke . . ." When Saba Khan s apartment burns in a mysterious fire, possibly a hate crime, her high school rallies around her. Her family moves into a rent-free luxury apartment, her Facebook page explodes, and she begins (secretly) dating a popular boy. Then a quirky piece of art donated to a school fund-raising effort for the Khans is revealed to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, and Saba s life turns upside down again. Should Saba s family get the money? Or the students who found the painting? Or the school? Monologues, journal entries, interviews, articles, and official documents expose a tangled web of greed, jealousy, and suspicion as students and teachers alike debate, point fingers, and make shocking accusations about what s really going on. Relationships, secrets and lies aplenty. "Kirkus Reviews" Will stay on readers minds long after the last page. "Booklist, " starred review This story . . . culminates in a shocking twist of an ending that will engrossreaders until the very last page. "The Christian Science Monitor"A "Booklist" Editor s Choice Book A "Booklist "Top Crime Fiction Book A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book A Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Nominee"