Not everyone knows the difference between a Need and a Want. Need, is a new social media network in Nottawa, Wisconsin and everyone Kaylee knows is on it. Kaylee needs only one thing, a kidney for her younger brother D. J. Need will grant people's wishes for a price and soon everyone is signing up for the website and doing things they never thought they would do. As the body count starts rising, Kaylee knows someone must track Need down and stop them before it destroys them all.
This was an interesting read. The tasks the website has the students do are seemingly harmless at first, but then it keeps asking for more. When students start to die because of things Need has people do, you can see how dangerous the website can really be. The story was engaging and keeps the pages flipping to find out what will happen next.
With fast pacing and a likable main character this book has a lot to offer. It is told from multiple perspectives, but Kaylee is the dominant voice.
This book hooks you and has you wondering from the very beginning who the culprit is behind the diabolical Need website. Although the ultimate reveal left me somewhat disappointed--it felt too cliche, I still enjoyed the book. I recommend this for teens who like thrillers or books like Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell.
Cautions for Sensitive Readers:
Violence: Yes and somewhat graphic
Language: Mild if any
Drugs/Alcohol: no recreational drug/alcohol use, but some characters are drugged to accomplish Need's goals.