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Megan Abbott
MEGAN ABBOTT is the Edgar award-winning author of seven novels, including DARE ME, THE END OF EVERYTHING and her latest, THE FEVER, which won both the International Thriller Writers and Strand Critics Award for Best Novel and was chosen one of the Best Books of the Year by Amazon, National Public... show more



MEGAN ABBOTT is the Edgar award-winning author of seven novels, including DARE ME, THE END OF EVERYTHING and her latest, THE FEVER, which won both the International Thriller Writers and Strand Critics Award for Best Novel and was chosen one of the Best Books of the Year by Amazon, National Public Radio, the Boston Globe and the Los Angeles Times. Her stories have appeared in anthologies including Detroit Noir, Queens Noir and the Best American Mystery Stories of 2014. She is also the author of The Street Was Mine, a study of hardboiled fiction and film noir. Her next novel, You Will Know Me, comes out in July 2016. She has been nominated for awards including the Steel Dagger, the LA Times Book Prize and the Pushcart Prize. Currently, she is working on developing DARE ME and THE FEVER for television. Megan is a staff writer on HBO's forthcoming David Simon show, The Deuce.Born in the Detroit area, she graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in English Literature and went on to receive her Ph.D. in English and American literature from New York University. She lives in Queens, New York City.

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 Leah's Bookish Obsession
Leah's Bookish Obsession rated it 2 months ago
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~๏~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~BOOK BLURB~ Give Me Your Hand Meg Abbott ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~๏~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A mesmerizing psychological thriller about how a secret can bind two friends together forever...or tear them apart. Kit Owens harbored only modest ambitions for herself when the mysterious ...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it 2 months ago
Megan Abbott has received rave reviews for her previous novels especially You Will Know Me and The Fever. Her knack for creating engrossing plots with complex characters is evident again in her newest work, Give Me Your Hand. Abbott manages to weave a taut, addictive tale while also addressing many ...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 2 months ago
I was really disappointed while reading this book. Megan Abbott has written some excellent books and I have thoroughly enjoyed them.This one? It took so long to really get into the story, for me. It was all about Kit and Diane in the past for a long, long time it seemed. Honestly, by the time Diane ...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 2 months ago
At 1:30 Saturday morning, I finished reading GIVE ME YOUR HAND. It was worth every one of those late minutes! Kit Owens and Diane Fleming are not your normal teen girls. (I'm not sure if Megan Abbott has written any stories about normal teen girls, come to think of it.) They are good students and ...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it 4 months ago
At one point I considered throwing this a la Dorothy Parker. It seemed like it was heading to be way more misogynistic than it eventually turned out to be. It also turned out to be less of a thriller than it first seemed. I suppose if I'm forced to choose, I'd rather a modern woman write an unimpres...
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