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You: A Novel - Caroline Kepnes
You: A Novel
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From debut author Caroline Kepnes comes You, one of Suspense Magazine’s Best Books of 2014, and a brilliant and terrifying novel for the social media age. When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles... show more
From debut author Caroline Kepnes comes You, one of Suspense Magazine’s Best Books of 2014, and a brilliant and terrifying novel for the social media age.

When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on her credit card.

There is only one Guinevere Beck in New York City. She has a public Facebook account and Tweets incessantly, telling Joe everything he needs to know: she is simply Beck to her friends, she went to Brown University, she lives on Bank Street, and she’ll be at a bar in Brooklyn tonight—the perfect place for a “chance” meeting.

As Joe invisibly and obsessively takes control of Beck’s life, he orchestrates a series of events to ensure Beck finds herself in his waiting arms. Moving from stalker to boyfriend, Joe transforms himself into Beck’s perfect man, all while quietly removing the obstacles that stand in their way—even if it means murder.

A terrifying exploration of how vulnerable we all are to stalking and manipulation, debut author Caroline Kepnes delivers a razor-sharp novel for our hyper-connected digital age. You is a compulsively readable page-turner that’s being compared to Gone Girl, American Psycho, and Stephen King’s Misery.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781476785608
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 422
Edition language: English
Series: You (#1)
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Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it
3.0 Dark and Disturbing
The novel YOU by Caroline Kepnes will soon be adapted as a new tv series this Fall on Lifetime. It will be interesting to see how these characters are portrayed, especially since much of the setting takes place inside the narrator’s depraved mind. Joe Goldberg works in a bookstore, and is a relati...
Andreya's Asylum
Andreya's Asylum rated it
5.0 Review of YOU, by Caroline Kepnes
Very few books have left me both speechless, and in such a post-book fog. YOU is obsession in word form. I am not a fast reader. I devoured this book in just over a day: I read it, I ate it, I slept it, until there was no more to consume. I wanted to know what happened, but I didn't want it to end. ...
Reading All Night
Reading All Night rated it
4.0 Some Secrets just can't stay buried
Have now read You twice now and have to say it is just as good and fun the second time around as it was the first.Have only read Hidden Bodies once so far but will be honest though and say I am glad she changed to the third person point of view in the sequel. I was both a fan and not a fan of th...
working on my tbr pile
working on my tbr pile rated it
2.0 You: A Novel
2.5 starsStarted out intriguing but just dragged on in the second half
Heather's Book Blog
Heather's Book Blog rated it
5.0 You: A Novel
What a mind blowing book this was. Holy shit. Reminds me of Fatal Attraction
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