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 Diane Fleming appeared in her high school chemistry class. But Diane's academic brilliance lit a fire in Kit, and the two developed an unlikely friendship. Until Diane shared a secret that changed everything between them. More than a decade later, Kit thinks she's put Diane behind her forever and she's begun to fulfill the scientific dreams Diane awakened in her. But the past comes roaring back when she discovers that Diane is her competition for a position both women covet, taking part in groundbreaking new research led by their idol. Soon enough, the two former friends find themselves locked in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse that threatens to destroy them both....
|Title||:||Give Me Your Hand|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||352 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Give Me Your Hand Reviews
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 they both jog. They push each other to be better runners and they both come to realize that they want to be scientists. Every since the beautiful and mysterious Dr. Severin came to their school to talk a ...more
You either know Megan Abbott books or you don't. Once you start reading her novels, I'm not sure you can stop. They are so consistent in the things that matter: stories with tight suspense and clear prose, stories of women and girls and the darkness in them. They are hypnotizing, the kind of books you cannot stop reading, books that keep you up late at night, books that linger in your brain after they're over. And clearly I think she's done it again with GIVE ME YOUR HAND.
This book is absolutel ...more
How well do you know your friends? What are the ties that bind? What can pull two friends apart?
Kit Owens and Diane Fleming met when they are teenagers at camp. Then one day, Diane appears in Kit's chemistry class. Their friendship is sealed, and they soon become inseparable. Both girls become driven to do well not only in school but in life. Both are very intelligent, and both seem to have similar interests in science. Then one day, Diane shares a secret with Kit, a secret which changes their f ...more
Kit and Diane are friends when both are in their teens. Diana’s influence helps Kit reach for the stars and compete for a coveted scholarship, a prize that Kit thought was beyond her reach. Only one girl will win, making them rivals. One day Diana tells Kit a secret, a secret that is so explosive it haunts Kit and their friendship suffers. The secret is a burden that weighs heavily on her heart and mind. They drift apart.
Years later they find themselves both scientists and once again i ...more
Kit Owens is surviving high school but not living up to her true potential when Diane Fleming arrives at her school. Diane awakens a fire in Kit and the two form an unlikely friendship that propels Kit to academic success in her senior year. She and Diane study together and push each other to reach to be the best. Kit can't help but feel bad for her friend, who lives with her grandfather after the death of her dad. But all that changes when Diane shares an explosive secret with Kit, one that cha ...more
Because the bad things you do become part of you, literally. This is no metaphor. They become part of you on a cellular level, in the blood.
You are friends with someone in high school to the point where you're so tight you confide in each other. Until one night, your friend tells you something so dark and fucked up that you realize you need to just keep your distance. The friendship no longer exists. Twelve years later, that friend shows up at your workplace and is your new co-worker. What hap ...more
A psychopath, a patsy and an ethically challenged scientist meet in an absurd plot. Kit Owens and Diane Fleming were friends for a short time when they were in high school. Diane shared a terrible secret with Kit and it ended the friendship. It was pathetically easy to figure out what this secret was.
Now 12 years later, Kit is a post doc and Diane reappears in her life. Kit wants to be assigned to a new research project led by Dr. Lena Severin. They will be studying premenstrual dysphoric disor ...more