Author: Aaron Starmer
“Sure, I realize a few of you have applied early decision but do you think any college will admit us now that we’re tarnished goods? They can’t discriminate because of race, religion, or gender, but how about combustibility?”
Mara Carlyle is just going about a pretty normal senior year until one day a classmate spontaneously combusts. Then it happens again. And again. Until this one poor senior class has an epidemic on their hands that no one knows quite what to do about or how to stop.
There are some spoilers in this review but it’s mostly for something that doesn’t happen: