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Apr 27, 2020
Dec 17, 2019kawidman rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
I love, love, love a Megan Abbott book. Her writing is twisty and intense and thoughtful and page-turning. This book examines the connection between two women when they’re teenagers and when they’re in their late 20s. It’s about ambition…
Jun 21, 2019mynovelesquelife rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
RATING: 2 STARS 2018; Little, Brown, and Company/Hachette Book Group (Review Not on Blog) At first, I was in this book, and suddenly I found myself feeling like I was pushed out of the story and was just getting the surface. I…
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Mar 25, 2019JCLS_Ashland_Kristin rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Strains plausibility a bit...but I love Megan Abbott's descriptive language. She captures the physicality of being a woman in really interesting ways. I also love her focus as an author on women engaged in traditionally male…
Mar 11, 2019nalahblueberry5 rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
Holds your interest
Feb 06, 2019
People. An intense friendship turns into a bitter professional rivalry.
Jan 14, 2019Pisinga rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
This book is about two or more, psychopaths.
Dec 10, 2018krsbozo rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
An interesting mystery and psychological thriller set in a science laboratory. Told from the perspective of a woman, and the two other main characters are women. I liked that aspect of the story. Also, the novel explores the nature of…
Nov 29, 2018dannabelski rated this title 1 out of 5 stars
I got this book because it was highly recommended but I found the story to be too over the top and, in the end, not all that interesting.
Oct 28, 2018laphampeak rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
Friends, rivals, and dark secrets develop and turn into grim consequences. I found it not so much the story as the storytelling that kept my interest. Abbott has a way of taking the unbelievable and turning it into something plausable.
Oct 22, 2018
I find this story boring. I am reading it in bed, using the book to put me to sleep each night. I am waiting for the next book I have on hold then I will stop reading this one.