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“Hypnotic and scary.” —Stephen King
“I am RIVETED, AGHAST, AROUSED, you name it. The rare instance when prose and plot are equally delicious.” —Lena Dunham
From debut author Caroline Kepnes comes You, one of Suspense Magazine’s Best Books of the Year, 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.
From Publishers Weekly
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Couldn’t stop reading. Page turner
Just so so disturbing. I like a good thriller and page turner. This one I just felt gross reading….and was almost annoyed that once started I wanted to see how it ended. It is dark and a bit stomach turning. I honestly wanted to just delete it but then skimmed to get to the end to just know if was going to stay as gross all the way through. And it does. Well written and does give you this eery perspective of the stalker.
Good book overall, Intriguing Story
I liked the book overall it was very well-written.
I especially liked the repeated use of YOU.
But I didn’t like the ending very much as it was surprising & I guess I thought I’d get more after investing my time to read all the 823 pages.
I recommend definitely reading the book before watching the series so you are not robbed of so much of the goodness of the book.