Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Dark Truth” as Want to Read:
A Dark Truth
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Dark Truth

by
3.75  ·  Rating details ·  20 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Riley and Dashawn have been friends since they were three. They got into skateboarding together and have advanced to the point where it's time to create a Sponsor Me tape. They bring a third skater along, Natasha, and try to get some good clips around a new office development. Then the police storm into the lot. The three skaters quickly scatter, trying their best not to g ...more
Paperback, 105 pages
Published October 25th 2016 by Orca Book Publishers
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Dark Truth, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Dark Truth

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-38
Average rating 3.75  · 
Rating details
 ·  20 ratings  ·  3 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of A Dark Truth
Anne
Riley and DaShawn have been friends for a very long time and part of this includes their shared love of skateboarding. They are trying to create videos to find sponsors and decide to try out a new location. However, things go terribly wrong (as is often the case) and now their friendship and more is at stake.
Good hi-lo read with themes relating to race and prejudice.
Rachel Seigel
Feb 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
I am typically not a fan of this format when it comes to tackling serious issues, but I was pleasantly surprised at how compelling this story was. When a group of friends decides to shoot skateboarding videos at the site of a brand-new building, the police arrive and the trio is forced to split up. Two of them make it to the checkpoint, but one does not. The next day, Riley learns that his best friend Dasahwn was caught by the police and beaten simply for being black. Even more shocking to Riley ...more
Shannon Rickert
Dec 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Wow this is something that you could maybe say unbelievable to. But not in this day and age. I feel so bad for Dashawn, that should have never happened.
Sanaa
rated it really liked it
Nov 23, 2017
Alvea
rated it it was amazing
Jun 03, 2020
Kate
rated it really liked it
Feb 06, 2017
Ursy77
rated it liked it
Jan 28, 2018
Dena
rated it really liked it
May 24, 2018
leanne hedley
rated it it was amazing
Mar 30, 2021
Ribaldo Loaeza
rated it liked it
May 24, 2017
Tine Mauer
rated it really liked it
Oct 19, 2017
Gillian
rated it really liked it
Jul 21, 2019
Diana
rated it liked it
Feb 22, 2020
Emonca
rated it it was ok
Aug 03, 2017
Eleonora
rated it liked it
Feb 19, 2018
Sierra Langford
rated it it was amazing
Jun 26, 2019
Manca
rated it really liked it
Oct 14, 2017
Alenka
rated it it was amazing
Jun 20, 2018
Jaden
rated it liked it
Mar 09, 2021
Kdmittens
marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2016
Jana Ordean
marked it as to-read
Sep 16, 2016
Elmira
added it
Oct 16, 2017
Erin
marked it as to-read
Feb 06, 2018
Tusmo
is currently reading it
Mar 14, 2018
Anthony
marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2019
Jay
added it
Jan 24, 2019
Clark County
marked it as to-read
May 25, 2019
Fadhili Muhindo
marked it as to-read
Sep 21, 2019
Danielle
marked it as to-read
Nov 19, 2019
Tess
added it
Dec 08, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • The Countdown - Leo and Jonah
  • Only For You 2 (Only For You, #2)
  • Only For You (Only For You, #1)
  • Only For You 4 (Only For You #4)
  • Only For You 3 (Only For You, #3)
  • My Voice is Silent to My Fears: (Selected Poems and Writings)
  • Bleak Hope: A Teenager's Collection of Poems
  • Company for Christmas
  • The Thomas Flair
  • Saving Jason
  • Here for You
  • Virgins (Outlander, #0.5)
  • BFF
  • That Sexy Stranger
  • Chainsaw Man, Vol. 1
  • The Night Wanderer
  • The Devil and Harper Lee
  • That Man Next Door
See similar books…
27 followers
Jeff Ross is an award-winning author of thirteen novels for young adults.

Related Articles

If you're a fan of the mystery and thriller genre and young adult books, recent months have brought a bevy of great reads to your shelves! We...
121 likes · 19 comments
No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »