Kimberly McCreight is The New York Times best-selling author of “The Outliers” and “Reconstructing Amelia,” which was nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Alex Awards and also has been optioned for film by HBO and Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films. She also wrote the USA Today best-seller “Where They Found Her.” Her most recent book “The Scattering” (HarperTeen May 2017) is the second book in The Outliers Trilogy. Kimberly attended Vassar College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, from which she graduated cum laude. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with her husband and two daughters.
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New York Times bestselling author Kimberly McCreight raises the stakes in the second book of the heart-pounding Outliers trilogy, a uniquely speculative story about secrets, betrayal, and a world where one small group of people are blessed—or cursed—with an incredible power.
Wylie may have escaped the camp in Maine, but she is far from safe. The best way for her to protect herself is to understand her ability, fast. But after spending a lifetime trying to ignore her own feelings, giving in to her ability to read other peoples’ emotions is as difficult as it is dangerous.
And Wylie isn’t the only one at risk. Ever since they returned home, Jasper has been spiraling, wracked with guilt over what happened to Cassie. After all they’ve been through together, Wylie and Jasper would do anything for each other, but she doesn’t know if their bond is strong enough to overcome demons from the past.
It is amid this uncertainty and fear that Wylie finds herself confronted with a choice. She was willing to do whatever it took to help Cassie, but is she prepared to go to the same extremes to help complete strangers . . . even if they are just like her?