And you thought what Aunt Becky did was repulsive. The Gifted School is being described as
A group of long-time friends and families, as well as the idyllic community they live in, is nearly destroyed when an exclusive school for gifted children opens for enrollment in the small town of Crystal, Colorado.
A biting novel that dives deep into parents' fears about their children and uncovers the lengths adults are willing to go to get ahead and the consequences blind ambition fueled by privilege has on marriages, careers, sibling relationships, and children's mental health.
Good intentions collide with parental insecurities, and suddenly school enrollment becomes a blood sport.
This novel explores privilege, ambition, success, achievement and the parents who push their children to the brink of a breakdown.
It's a story of four families who have been friends since their children were born over a decade ago, and how quickly secrets and lies collide with ambition and competition to wreck a community and its children.