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The Fever by Megan Abbott – review

May 14, 2014
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The Fever by Megan Abbott – review

Something mysterious is possessing the girls of a small town high school, in particular the peer group of young Deenie Nash.  After her best friend has an odd seizure in class and eventually slips into a coma, soon other friends of Deenie are having symptoms of their own.  Is it the HPV vaccine that...

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Dare Me by Megan Abbott – review

August 24, 2012
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Dare Me by Megan Abbott – review

Coming off of last year’s middle school girl-centered The End of Everything, Megan Abbott has graduated to high school with the cheerleader-centered Dare Me, another constantly surprising and refreshing crime novel smothered in the pain and confusion of young womanhood.  This time out our narrator and protagonist is Addie Hanlon, a junior who serves...

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The End of Everything by Megan Abbott – review

October 28, 2011
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The End of Everything by Megan Abbott – review

Lizzie and Evie are inseparable friends. Living next door to one another in an unnamed town in the eighties, the two thirteen-year-olds share everything with one another.  They know each other bone-deep.  Then Evie is kidnapped, the event rocking their community and crippling Evie’s idyllic family.  When Lizzie starts rooting around for clues as...

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