Check your moral compass at the door, because the trouble magnets of private school Las Encinas are back and wilder than ever in Elite Season 2. At once a thrilling murder mystery and an addictive teen soap, Netflix’s Spanish-language drama follows the complicated lives of a group of ritzy private school students who know much more than they let on about the violent death of their classmate at an end-of-the-year dance. While the killer was revealed to the audience in the Season 1 finale, the fallout spills into the next school year, not least because the wrong person is behind bars. Secrets, lies, and attempted murders abound in another 8 episodes in Season 2 of relentless partying, scandalous hookups, and some surprisingly tender moments.
Don’t know what to do with yourself after binge-watching the show? Join the club. Season 3 is currently in production (yay!), but probably won’t premiere until 2020 (boo!). That’s where books can save the day, as always, because there is no shortage of novels out there that’ll remind you of what you like best about Elite. Here are a few of my recommendations: