Gloria is tired of her ordinary life. She barely recognizes the free-spirited girl she used to be in the unadventurous teenager she has become. So when a mysterious boy bent on breaking the rules strolls into her classroom, Gloria is ready to fall under his spell.
Uman is funny, confident and smart. He does whatever he likes and doesn’t care what anyone thinks of him. The only people for him are the mad ones, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing but burn, burn, burn. He is everything Gloria wishes to be. He can whisk her away from the life she loathes and show her a more daring, more exciting one, in which the only limits are the boundaries of her own boldness. But Uman in not all he seems and by the time she learns the truth about him, she is a long way from home and everyone wants to know, Where’s Gloria?
You by Caroline Kepnes, published June 2015 by Simon & Schuster. Read: June 2015 Genre: Adult/Thriller/Suspense Source: Purchased #Pages: 432 Get It Now: Wordery Goodreads Synopsis: When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village book store where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on her credit card. There is only one […]
The Fever by Megan Abbott, published June 2014 by Pan Macmillan. Read: February 2015 Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary/Mystery/Suspense Source: Publisher #Pages: 321 Get It Now: Wordery Goodreads Synopsis: The Nashes are a close-knit family. Tom, a popular teacher, is father to the handsome, roguish Eli and his younger sister Deenie, serious and sweet. But their seeming stability is thrown into chaos when […]
Never Never by Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher, published January 2015 by Hoover Ink. Read: January 2015 Genre: Young Adult/Romance/Suspense/Mystery Source: Purchased #Pages: 140 Get It Now: Wordery Goodreads Synopsis: Best friends since they could walk. In love since the age of fourteen. Complete strangers since this morning. He’ll do anything to remember. She’ll do anything to forget. When […]
Room by Emma Donoghue, published September 2010 by Picador USA. Read: Jan 2014 Genre: Adult/Crime/Mystery/Suspense Source: Purchased #Pages: 401 Get It Now: Wordery Goodreads Synopsis: Jack is five. He lives with his Ma. They live in a single, locked room. They don’t have the key. Jack and Ma are prisoners. Room is inspired by the true story of Elisabeth Fritzl, […]