Best Read [ Give Me Your Hand] author [ Megan Abbott ] – wildweaves.co.uk

Give Me Your Hand A life changing secret destroys an unlikely friendship in this magnetic Meg Wolitzer psychological thriller from the Edgar Award winning author of Dare Me.You told each other everything Then she told you too much Kit has risen to the top of her profession and is on the brink of achieving everything she wanted She hasn t let anything stop her But now someone else is standing in her way Diane Best friends at seventeen, their shared ambition made them inseparable Until the day Diane told Kit her secret the worst thing she d ever done, the worst thing Kit could imagine and it blew their friendship apart.Kit is still the only person who knows what Diane did And now Diane knows something about Kit that could destroy everything she s worked so hard for How far would Kit go, to make the hard work, the sacrifice, worth it in the end What wouldn t she give up Diane thinks Kit is just like her Maybe she s right Ambition it s in the blood . New Read [ Give Me Your Hand ] author [ Megan Abbott ] – wildweaves.co.uk

Best Read [ Give Me Your Hand] author [ Megan Abbott ] – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. The fear all men have that there s something inside us that shifts, and turns A living thing, once dormant, stirring now, and filled with rage. Not quite as good as You Will Know Me, in my opinion, but still another great example of why Megan Abbott is one of my favourite authors.I can t recall any writer this adept at crafting complex, flawed female characters and the relationships between them Abbott crawls deep inside the female brain to all its dark places, thoughts and jealousies and The fear all men have that there s something inside us that shifts, and turns A living thing, once dormant, stirring now, and filled with rage. Not quite as good as You Will Know Me, in my opinion, but still another great example of why Megan Abbott is one of my favourite authors.I can t recall any writer this adept at crafting complex, flawed female characters and the relationships between them Abbott crawls deep inside the female brain to all its dark places, thoughts and jealousies and captures it in such a way that I can feel the story getting under my skin Her novels are novels of atmosphere and a creeping impossible to ignore sense of wrongness under the mundanityHaven t you ever done something in the blink of an eye and then realized it was wrong That it was all wrongGive Me Your Hand is about the friendship and rivalry between two bright and brilliant women Kit...

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  3. 3.5 Stars Dark secrets embedded in a totally unique thriller Most teenagers have secrets they share with friends There is nothing unusual about that, but this secret is so dark that it threatens to change the course of two lives Thankfully none of my high school friends shared any secrets that gave me nightmares Kit is haunted by the secret Diane shared with her she did what She wants to rid herself of it, but the cat is out of the bag.I loved the Then and Now format as we lear 3.5 Stars Dark secrets embedded in a totally unique thriller Most teenagers have secrets they share with friends There is nothing unusual about that, but this secret is so dark that it threatens to change the course of two lives Thankfully none of my high school friends shared any secrets that gave me nightmares Kit is haunted by the secret Diane shared with her she did what She wants to rid herself of it, but the cat is out of the bag.I loved the Then and Now format as we learn about the two high school friends, Kit and Diane and the past they shared Fast forward ten years and Kit is the only female working in a prestigious lab That is until her old pal Diane walks through the door Oh god no, not her This is when things start to go crazy This novel has a bit of a...

  4. Give Me Your Hand follows two ex friends forced into a competition over a spot in an elite chemistry team, and in joint past and present tense, develops into a slow burn thriller about the nature of keeping secrets for people close to you, and how the darkness of someone near you can be what kills you.Okay, first of all, Megan Abbott is one of the most talented authors in the adult thriller genre Her descriptions give her entire writing this very sinister feel, and it s glorious But there s al Give Me Your Hand follows two ex friends forced into a competition over a spot in an elite chemistry team, and in joint past and present tense, develops into a slow burn thriller about the nature of keeping secrets for people close to you, and how the darkness of someone near you can be what kills you.Okay, first of all, Megan Abbott is one of the most talented authors in the adult thriller genre Her descriptions give her entire writing this very sinister feel, and it s glorious But there s also a hint of sardonic humor to her writing What s interesting here is ...

  5. Cunning and clever Kit meets Diana at school, both runners, both work harder than anyone else, both want to win the scholarship sponsored by the reknown Dr Severin Only one, however, will win this prize A secret is a secret only when the one with the secret never tells Diane has a big secret, one she tells Kit, who she considers her friend, but friends can so easily become rivals, when both want the same thing.Years pass, Kit works with Dr Severin in her lab on a study of female menses, wh Cunning and clever Kit meets Diana at school, both runners, both work harder than anyone else, both want to win the scholarship sponsored by the reknown Dr Severin Only one, however, will win this prize A secret is a secret only when the one with the secret never tells Diane has a big secret, one she tells Kit, who she considers her friend, but friends can so easily become rivals, when both want the same thing.Years pass, Kit works with Dr Severin in her lab on a study of female menses, when she is unexpectedly united with Diana once again When I read thrillers I am sometimes entertained, sometimes incredulous, but Im not often made to think about how the story was assembl...

  6. 3.5 stars I guess I always knew, in some subterranean way, Diane and I would end up back together We are bound, ankle to ankle, a monstrous three legged race Accidental accomplices Wary conspirators Or Siamese twins, fused in some hidden place It s that powerful, this thing we share A murky history, its narrative near impenetrable We keep telling it to ourselves, noting its twists and turns, trying to make sense of it And hiding it from everyone else When Kit and Diane became friends i 3.5 stars I guess I always knew, in some subterranean way, Diane and I would end up back together We are bound, ankle to ankle, a monstrous three legged race Accidental accomplices Wary conspirators Or Siamese twins, fused in some hidden place It s that powerful, this thing we share A murky history, its narrative near impenetrable We keep telling it to ourselves, noting its twists and turns, trying to make sense of it And hiding it from everyone else When Kit and Diane became friends in high school, for the first time, Kit recognized her intelligence as an asset Diane encouraged her to believe in herself, believe she could accomplish anything she wanted, that she wasn t destined to attend college in her hometown and never amount to much The two grew inseparable, challenging and pushing each other, both hoping to achieve a prestigious internship Kit always felt as if she were one step behind Diane, but that didn t stop her from...

  7. 3.5 STARSI m really torn here On one hand, Megan Abbott is queen, but this definitely isn t my favorite book she s written I adore how she can write a female relationship unlike any author I ve come across before she gets all the nuances just right and injects a creepy vibe that carries the narrative AND plot without much action from the characters I m not sure if I just wasn t as invested in the characters this go around, as it took a little longer for me to become engrossed in the story, 3.5 STARSI m really torn here On one hand, Megan Abbott is queen, but this definitely isn t my favorite book she s written I adore how she can write a female relationship unlike any author I ve come across before she gets all the nuances just right and injects a creepy vibe that carries the narrative AND plot without much action from the characters I m not sure if I just wasn t as invested in the characters this go around, as it took a little longer for me to become engrossed in the story...

  8. 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 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 friendship forever Kit shared a secret she had at camp, but it wasn t as big as Diane s secret The teens drift apart and both go their separate ways.As both were intelligent and had interests in the scientific field, they soon cross paths once again when they are both making names for themselves in their chosen fields Diane is hired to work in the same lab as Kit and they learn that they are up for the same position working under a brilliant scientist whom they both idolize.This both...

  9. 4 Stars.Kit and Diane met while in High School and became fast friends As fellow runners, they drove each other to become better When Diane transferred to Kit s school during their Senior year, their friendship continued and both excelled in school and in running, until one day when Diane divulged a terrible secret to Kit One which destroyed their friendship and which Kit was sworn to keep forever Years later, Kit is a Research Scientist in a lab, working for her idol, Dr Severin Kit s goa 4 Stars.Kit and Diane met while in High School and became fast friends As fellow runners, they drove each other to become better When Diane transferred to Kit s school during their Senior year, their friendship continued and both excelled in school and in running, until one day when Diane divulged a terrible secret to Kit One which destroyed their friendship and which Kit was sworn to keep forever Years later, Kit is a Research Scientist in a lab, working for her idol, Dr Severin Kit s goals are finally within her grasp and then Diane walks in she is the new member of the team and from that point forward everything goes boom If Kit thought her relationship with Diane was complicated before, she was wrong In Give Me Your Hand, Megan Abbott creates an interesting story with characters whose...

  10. When she was 17, Kit s friend Diane made a confession to her that chilled her to the bone and almost derailed her life Now, years later, Kit is a research scientist and Diane has reappeared in her life Will Kit be able to coexist with Diane with the dark cloud looming over them Megan Abbott has been a favorite of mine for the past few years and I pounced on this as soon as I saw it on Netgalley Give Me Your Hand is a tale of secrets and the consequences of keeping them Sooner or later, every When she was 17, Kit s friend Diane made a confession to her that chilled her to the bone and almost derailed her life Now, years later, Kit is a research scientist and Diane has reappeared in her life Will Kit be able to coexist with Diane with the dark cloud looming over them Megan Abbott has been a favorite of mine for the past few years and I pounced on this as soon as I saw it on Netgalley Give Me Your Hand is a tale of secrets and the consequences of keeping them Sooner or later, everything comes back to bite you in the ass Kit learns this the hard way, as do a lot of the people in her orbit The story is told in two threads, one in high school, the other in the...

  11. 4.5 starsKit 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 4.5 starsKit 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 in competition, this time for a coveted position with the renowned researcher, Dr Severin From here, the novel takes a dark, disturbing turn Told in alternating chapters titled Now and Then, this novel explores the cut throat world of research scientists and how far one will go to advance their career Underlyin...

  12. She blinded me with science Kit Owens is a bright high school girl didn t think much about her future until she met Diane Fleming when Diane s dreams of a career in chemistry rub off on her The two young women become both study buddies and rivals that push each other to excel until Diane confides a dark secret that shatters their friendship Years later Kit is working in a lab and hoping to score one of the few slots available in a prestigious project when Diane is hired by her boss Kit strugg She blinded me with science Kit Owens is a bright high school girl didn t think much about her future until she met Diane Fleming when Diane s dreams of a career in chemistry rub off on her The two young women become both study buddies and rivals that push each other to excel until Diane confides a dark secret that shatters their friendship Years later Kit is working in a lab and hoping to score one of the few slots available in a prestigious project when Diane is hired by her boss Kit struggles to deal with the return of Diane to her life, and the fallout from that has unintended consequences.Mighty Megan Abbott takes on a lot in this one and delivers on almost all of What s most impressive to me is how well she establishes the tone for each aspect...