The novel will hit shelves July 5.

If you're still mourning the gap between the third and fourth seasons of Succession, Jillian Medoff (This Could Hurt, Hunger Point) has the book for you. The best-selling author, who has made a name for herself with uncannily insightful takes on the dark side of family institutions, is releasing her fifth novel this summer — and EW has an exclusive first look at the electrifying jacket in the animation above.

"Big, bold, glitzy, and glamorous, this stunning cover captures my entire 350-page novel in one perfect image," Medoff tells EW. "Underneath all that shimmering beauty lies deception, greed, and a distorted sense of entitlement. In When We Were Bright and Beautiful, I draw you into the world of Upper East Side wealth and privilege and then slowly, shockingly upend the story. Brace yourself — all that glitters is not gold."

As Medoff teases, her new book is set amid Manhattan's Upper East Side, in a world of dark, twisty gossip about delightfully dysfunctional rich people. Here's the official synopsis:

When We Were Bright and Beautiful will hit shelves July 5.

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