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Longlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel Longlisted for the 2023 Carnegie Medal for Excellence Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction 2022 First Novel Prize Selected as One of Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of 2022! In this New York Times bestseller and Today show Read with Jenna Book C

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Author Jessamine Chan

Pages 336

Publisher Simon and Schuster

Published Date 2022-01-04

ISBN 1982156147 9781982156145


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anna_m._parras shared a tip "Started off good then it just got stupidly overwhelming. I didn't find anything dystopia or surreal about it."

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patty_tomsky shared a tip "It’s spooky, sad and as a mother, culturally spot on."

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michelle_d_9016 shared a tip "This book was a captivating and interesting page-turner, but I did not enjoy reading it. It was heartbreaking."

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jane_cantwell shared a tip "Just the right about of dystopia to make you believe this could be a real life scenario!"

natalie_4787 shared a tip "It was scary in a way that I believed it but also a good read where I wanted to know how it would end."

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rosemary_martineau shared a tip "Started it but couldn’t finish. I didn’t want to get myself emotionally involved in such a sad story."

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brandy_shay_7514 shared a tip "While I appreciated the overall message, I didn't enjoy the way the story was told, or the ending."

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stephanie_cooper_9594 shared a tip "Easy read...kept my attention."

chelsea_edwards_5272 shared a tip "I could not stop reading this! Incredibly written and had me shocked over and over!"

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jessica_odell_1401 shared a tip "Interesting perspective on motherhood and what being a good mother in society means"

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tara_tapp_2880 shared a tip "Captivating. Every mom can relate."

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belinda_roberts shared a tip "Suggested by Sarah Anderson"

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alexandra_long shared a tip "Amazing. Poignant, insightful, and heart wrenching."

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