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A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK"An intense psychological drama that will be embraced by serious book clubs and fans of Lionel Shriver's We Need to Talk about Kevin."—Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author"A poetic, propulsive read that set my nerves jangling."—Lisa Jewell, #1 New

Author Ashley Audrain

Pages 336

Publisher Penguin

Published Date 2021-01-05

ISBN 1984881671 9781984881670

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Meredith shared a tip "3/5- Great writing and it definitely kept me wanting to know what happens, but I didn’t really like it"

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Cassie shared a tip "Such an addictive read."

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Juliet_Castillo shared a tip "Yes, I am hoping to feature it ASAP in the Mystery Mob group. I can’t wait to hear what others think. #mystery_mob"

brandi_carson shared a tip "Wow….surprising book"

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bobbyhannafey shared a tip "4 stars! The half of the book was boring until the end which surprised me!"

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emily_alwubayran shared a tip "Great book on the nurture vs nature argument. Interesting writing style and great open to interpretation ending."

tanya_3053 shared a tip "Psychological drama on motherhood"

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michelle_dion shared a tip "Gripping suspenseful and heartbreaking story that examines the complexity of motherhood from so many angles! A must read!"

charis_lyon_2962 shared a tip "Exciting read but very disturbing storyline. Not quite sure if I liked it or not…"

christie_biggers shared a tip "Surprising! Great read."

kelly_tanskey shared a tip "This was a really good one, loved it!"

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emily_richard_7861 shared a tip "I read this book in two days. It hooked me and the plot twist was so unexpected. I want to re-read it to look for clues!"

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jessica_davey_8097 shared a tip "A very easy read. Short chapters that blend seamlessly until you realize you cannot put it down. Addictive."

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sarah_christine_5028 shared a tip "Really enjoyed it! More action than baby teeth!"

arlene_wegman shared a tip "Very dark, but I think it’s an important message."

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megan_miller_7341 shared a tip "Good read, held my interest. However, it’s a depressing read the entire way through."

simplywhinter shared a tip "Quick and thrilling read. I rarely find a book that I can't put down and this was one of them."

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anna_m._parras shared a tip "Couldn't put it down! I enjoyed that thee history of the main character was told throughout the book."

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shelf.inspiration shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨"

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nicolemary shared a tip "Couldn't put this book down!"

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shonna_hill shared a tip "Compelling, dark, emotional. Really well written."

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patti_gabello shared a tip "I read this in one sitting, but the ending was disappointing. I was expecting more of a twist than a cliffhanger."

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kathleen_everson shared a tip "It was a bit of a slow start for me, but ended up really liking it"

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amber_devereaux shared a tip "Great book!"

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amber_devereaux shared a tip "Good book, keeps you interested. Trigger warning for moms"

catherine_martin_519 shared a tip "It left me haunted for so many reason. You have to read it and see"

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carson_kramer shared a tip "As an avid reader of literary fiction, it can be hard to find a thriller that works with me. This checks all the boxes!"

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hannah_kahn_4670 shared a tip "A bit slower than I like but so so good!"

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janine_seale shared a tip "Great book"

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janine_seale shared a tip "Yes!! @coabi_kastan"

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katie_murphy_ shared a tip "I don’t have the words to describe how this book got to me. It left me questioning things in my own life after finishing it."

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kelsey_j_morris shared a tip "I could not put this book down! It was mind bending. I could feel the hurt in the words written. An amazing story."

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melissa_vanwinkle shared a tip "One of the only times I would be ok with a mother leaving her child."

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joanna_koller shared a tip "Such a WTF book!!"

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julie_c_3323 shared a tip "It’s a story out of my comfort zone about a subject I do think I’d ever survive."

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sarah_harts_books shared a tip "I loved loved this book! One ofy favorite reads of the year!"

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katelyn_whiteford shared a tip "I absolutely adored this novel! Can't wait to see what this author comes out with next!"

amanda_runions shared a tip "Couldn’t put this down! Amazing book. 10/10 recommend"

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lisa_ann_437 shared a tip "Omg! This was incredible! And the title, kind of genius, so many meanings."

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teresa_boyer_4649 shared a tip "Best book I’ve read in 2021 so far. What do you do if you think there’s something really wrong with your kid?"

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stacee_pina shared a tip "So so good! Thought provoking."

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elizabeth_gleason_3464 shared a tip "It's was ok but the ending needed a better explanation"

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leanne_young_1530 shared a tip "Holy moly was this good."

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lyn_8351 shared a tip "Dark, but good. Very well written"

alicia_smith_4442 shared a tip "This book was ridiculously good. So many twists and kept my attention the whole way through."

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sheri_michalak shared a tip "Read it in one sitting. Wow. Really good and ending not what you think!"

marisa_dorsey shared a tip "This book I read in 2 days and absolutely could not stop. It was wonderfully written & also disturbing."

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bookern shared a tip "Incredible ♥️"

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christol_meeks shared a tip "So good!"

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sara_bachman shared a tip "Loooved this book!"

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penny_elton shared a tip "Too hard to choose! I am on a thriller kick at the moment:)"

katie_askenasy shared a tip "Rare and honest"

alison_bittel-fair shared a tip "Very eerie story."

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alyssa_depew shared a tip "I couldn’t stop thinking about this book for weeks. Must read!"

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nicole_christine_5810 shared a tip "Domestic novel"

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melissa_linardos_6170 shared a tip "This was a beautifully-written book, but it may have a lot of emotional triggers for some readers."

nanny shared a tip "What an amazing read! Wow, if your a mom, you need to read this book!!"

mary_bain_5311 shared a tip "I’m half way through Anxious People, another great and funny book. Hammer and Judith by Maggie O’Farrell was excellent."

mary_bain_5311 shared a tip "Hamnet and Judith..."

joanne_vella shared a tip "Didn’t want to put it down"

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amy_sticco shared a tip "Unbelievable"

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jordan_elizabeth_144 shared a tip "I could not put this down! Read it in one sitting. I really don't want to say too much about it. Pick it up! 5 stars."

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hollis_fishman shared a tip "Such a gut wrenching book, but in the best way. It’s dark, but I felt what she felt every step of the way."

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nic_g_9082 shared a tip "Couldnt put it down"

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gail_gilmartin shared a tip "Thriller. Suspenseful."

sharon_walker shared a tip "This kept me guessing till the end!"

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jsuppa shared a tip "LOVE this book! Still thinking about it a month later! Perfect weekend read you won’t be able to put down"

becky_geis shared a tip "Loved the story line, it was such a page turner!"

carol_watson shared a tip "Really hard to read as you know it won’t be good."

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anita_beljo shared a tip "Page turning thriller!"

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marianne_santa_2608 shared a tip "Good read for the summer"

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ana_villasenor_217 shared a tip "So unique and dark, loved it!"

anna_ringblom shared a tip "Page turner! Finished in a day. Hoping for a sequel!"

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sujata_hunter shared a tip "Loved it! It was dark and intense!"

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jess_stewart_6222 shared a tip "Absolutely devoured this book!"

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joy_warner shared a tip "Actual good writing, a total page turner."

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christine_gn shared a tip "Disturbing but great story! Page turner"

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caarin_torsitano shared a tip "You never know what's coming next."

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stephanie_hertzler shared a tip "It left me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end!"

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julianne_daniels shared a tip "Pretty intense thriller."

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bernadine_jacobs shared a tip "It was ok."

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debbie_korinis shared a tip "Great read to the very last word."

samantha_scalese shared a tip "Couldn’t put it down! Read it in a day"

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jasmine_mohammed shared a tip "Gripping. Very hard to put down."

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kelly_sims_3897 shared a tip "Keeps you second guessing the whole way through. Loved it. The writing style was also very unique."

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nicole_beattie shared a tip "Great twists and turns"

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jules_brown shared a tip "Instant page turner.. horrifying depiction of real life with undeniable appeal"

juliann_igo shared a tip "@ellaanderson I recommend it so much it’s become a joke to my friends. It’s dark but for some reason I was obsessed with it"

sara_t_344 shared a tip "A page turner; writing style"

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casey_peek shared a tip "Very good read!"

grace_branchflower shared a tip "Such a good thriller, never knowing who was good or what was happening."

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dani_mondschein shared a tip "Different. Page turner. The ending 😲"

jennifer_dilillo shared a tip "Couldn’t put it down"

meg_5604 shared a tip "Could not put this down!"

kristy_o_2485 shared a tip "This was a very good read, not boring at all"

melinda_hammond shared a tip "Stayed up way too late to finish this."

hilary_wilson shared a tip "An excellent psychological thriller. 9/10"

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shelsea_warstler shared a tip "Highly recommend. The ending was fantastic"

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libby_mckivigan shared a tip "seriously one of the best books I've ever read, read it in a single day and recommend to everyone that can handle a twisted book."

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patrina_pellett shared a tip "Twisty!"

lindsay_7426 shared a tip "Twisted 😳"

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nela_kacprzak shared a tip "Way it is narrated. Matherhood with all complexity."

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kerry_boles shared a tip "Wow! This book was amazing! Totally dark and addicting- a must read"

desiree_blankenship shared a tip "I was second guessing up until the last page. I couldn’t put it down!"

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