Luckiest Girl Alive is the kind of book that grabs you and doesn’t let go. The hero of the book is a wily, intelligent, complex narrator. This character and the thrilling narrative that she drives are exactly the kind of story our company, Pacific Standard Films, wants to produce.” —Reese Witherspoon
“Dark, twisty… razor-sharp writing… propulsive prose…[The] reveal is a real doozy—a legitimately shocking, completely unputdownable sequence that unfolds like a slow-motion horror film. It instantly elevates Luckiest Girl….and that momentum keeps going until its final pages.” —Entertainment Weekly
“[Readers] probably won’t leave Luckiest Girl Alive wishing they had a friend just like TifAni, but . . . if they liked Gone Girl, they’ll be thrilled to see another woman who’s allowed to be smart and mean, vulnerable and detestable.” —Time.com
“One woman’s carefully orchestrated, perfect life slowly cracks to reveal a dark underbelly in Knoll’s knockout debut novel. . . . What sets this novel apart is the author’s ability to snare the reader from page one, setting the tone for a completely enthralling read.” Publishers Weekly 
One of “18 Brilliant Books You Won’t Want To Miss This Summer”—The Huffington Post
“What starts as a Mean Girls-seeming story line transforms into something so dark, so plot-twistingly intense that….well, actually, no spoilers here.” Marie Claire
“Loved Gone Girl? We promise [Luckiest Girl Alive is] just as addictive.” —Good Housekeeping
“With the cunning and verve of Gillian Flynn but with a febrile intensity all its own, Jessica Knoll’s Luckiest Girl Alive is a debut you won’t want to miss. Sly, darkly funny and chilling-to-the bone, it gets under your skin and stays there.” Megan Abbott, author of Dare Me and The Fever
“The most compelling debut novel I’ve read in years! Luckiest Girl Alive is intriguing, surprising, and even shockingly funny at times. And Ani FaNelli is a complex, heartbreaking, and unforgettable heroine.” John Searles, author of Help for the Haunted
“At turns funny, shocking, violent and heart-rending, Luckiest Girl Alive hooks its reader and doesn’t let go. Jessica Knoll’s twisted, twisting debut beautifully explores reinvention, retribution and redemption—and all the rawness in between.”
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet
“The perfect page-turner to start your summer.” People (Book of the Week)
“A pulse-pounding, jaw-dropping novel about how tragedy twists and shapes lives.” —InTouch (A-)
“The perfect kind of summer read: Nail-bitingly addictive, equal parts funny and twisted, and full of ‘I never saw THAT coming’ moments. Glamour
“Knoll introduces you to your new best frenemy, and you’re going to love it. . . . Destined to become one the summer’s most gripping reads. Bustle.com
“Knoll slowly reveals the harrowing truth in a debut that’s part The Devil Wears Prada, part We Need to Talk About Kevin. O Magazine

LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE

As a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani FaNelli endured a shocking, public humiliation that left her desperate to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to living the perfect life she’s worked so hard to achieve.

But Ani has a secret.

There’s something else buried in her past that still haunts her, something private and painful that threatens to bubble to the surface and destroy everything.

With a singular voice and twists you won’t see coming, Luckiest Girl Alive explores the unbearable pressure that so many women feel to “have it all” and introduces a heroine whose sharp edges and cutthroat ambition have been protecting a scandalous truth, and a heart that’s bigger than it first appears.

The question remains: will breaking her silence destroy all that she has worked for—or, will it at long last, set Ani free?

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