Revenge of the Sluts – Published 2021
“As a lead reporter for The Warrior Weekly, Eden has covered her fair share of stories at St. Joseph’s High School. And when intimate pictures of seven female students are anonymously emailed to the entire school, Eden is determined to get to the bottom of it.
In tracking down leads, Eden is shocked to discover not everyone agrees the students are victims. Some people feel the girls “brought it on themselves.” Even worse, the school’s administration seems more concerned about protecting its reputation than its students.
With the anonymous sender threatening more emails, Eden finds an unlikely ally: the seven young women themselves. Banding together to find the perpetrator, the tables are about to be turned. The Slut Squad is fighting back!” – Goodreads
Thank you to Penguin Random House (#penguinteenpartner) for the gifted ARC of this book.
This YA novel is focused around Nudegate, after an email with naked photos of several female classmates is sent to the entire student body. The MC is on the school newspaper staff, and this private school takes their newspaper VERY seriously. Eden tries to connect with each victim to conduct interviews and try to solve the mystery of who sent these photos out, how they acquired them and to help them seek justice. The school, however, isn’t as cooperative; they want to sweep it under the rug and keep it out of mainstream media outlets.
Overall, this is a pretty good YA read, but it fell a little flat for me. The email goes out in the first chapter, and then nothing else really happens for a long while. I needed more plot.