A fun novel about a boarding school that trains future female operatives for the CIA, I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You follows a group of four sophomore (15/16-year-old?) girls. I liked the casting, although they were fairly stereotypical for YA – super-brainy girl, drop-dead-gorgeous girl, rebellious girl, and our protagonist, the spy equivalent of a wall-flower. I also liked the story, which is highly entertaining and made me laugh and roll my eyes a lot, but I was expecting more substance from this novel.
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