Book Review: The Ivies

Dramatic, college girl gang thriller?! Count me in. I’m so glad I got my hands on this book early. This one was called The Ivies by Alexa Donne.

Synopsis: Everyone knows the Ivies: the most coveted universities in the United States. Far more important are the Ivies. The Ivies at Claflin Academy, that is. Five girls with the same mission: to get into the Ivy League by any means necessary. I would know. I’m one of them. We disrupt class ranks, club leaderships, and academic competitions…among other things. We improve our own odds by decreasing the fortunes of others. Because hyper-elite competitive college admissions is serious business. And in some cases, it’s deadly.

I really ended up enjoying this book! I was going into it expecting sassy drama with a thriller edge and I was not disappointed. Trying to puzzle through figuring out this friend group and their dynamic was a wild ride.

There were so many ups and downs in this book and it was fun to try and piece together what you thought was happening while reading and discovering the truth and where the plot was really going to take you.

Its hard to go much deeper into a review without giving anything away because this is a thriller book. Most thrillers I read involve and older audience so it was fun to see a younger audience for this one.

One thing I know for sure. I would not be friends with the Ivies.

Book Rating: 4/5

You can buy this book on Amazon and find it on Goodreads.

Disclaimer: I received this book as an eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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I haven’t done a book haul in a while so here we go! These are all the books that I have picked up in the last two months or so. Let me know in the comments below if you have read any of these and what you thought of them or the most recent book you have hauled that you really like!
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