Wouldnt it be nice to know what everyone is really thinking? Whats truly important to them? Who they like? Who they dont? Whats true and whats not? Who they are when nobodys watching? Their deepest, darkest secrets?When two fourteen-year-old girls take a walk in the woods on the first day of summer, only one comes back alive. The resultant guilt that consumes Persephone Smith causes her to withdraw into an isolated world of silence and black clothing. "Dead Girl," the kids at school jeer. Her friends and family members are in opposition about ways to help her through her grief, but they are not lacking in love and adoration for her. Persephone is the center of their lives, and her self-imposed prison simply renders those who love her helpless as they watch her make horrific decisions that could bring her to the same fate as her friend. In a world where angels, dragons, and unicorns exist, Persephones naturally powerful allies must be able to will or cast a happy and magical resolution before she completely self-destructs.Life doesnt stop for death, but it does change everything for those who are left behind."Wicked Confessions" provides an abundance of transparency and insight into Persephone Smith’s family, friends, fair-weather friends, and even foes. It picks up her story about a year after “Wicked Dramatic” ends, when the innocence of Diversity Middle School is only a distant memory. Sophomore year at Red Clover High School brings a whole new set of predicaments, dangers, heartbreaks, decisions, and jubilations. Some of the kids begin to drive, reach the age when their friendships are more valued than their families, embark on secret and not-so-secret romances, and occasionally, discover that the line between life and death gets blurry at times.Join fourteen-year-old Persephone Smith and the people who know her best as they share their wicked confessions (colorful language included) and say farewell forever to – not one, but – two of their "Wicked Normal" loved ones."Wicked Confessions" is the long-awaited, fifth book in the Persephone Smith series by author Lauren Courcelle and marks the first young adult novel in the coming-of-age, realistic, paranormal, fantasy series.