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Before She Was Found (Original)
Before She Was Found (Original) | Heather Gudenkauf
A gripping thriller about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa town, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence.For twelve-year-old Cora Landry and her friends Violet and Jordyn, it was supposed to be an ordinary sleepover--movies and Ouija and talking about boys. But when they decide to sneak out to go to the abandoned rail yard on the outskirts of town, little do they know that their innocent games will have dangerous consequences.Later that night, Cora Landry is discovered on the tracks, bloody and clinging to life, her friends nowhere to be found. Soon their small rural town is thrust into a maelstrom. Who would want to hurt a young girl like Cora--and why? In an investigation that leaves no stone unturned, everyone is a suspect and no one can be trusted--not even those closest to Cora.Before She Was Found is a timely and gripping thriller about friendship and betrayal, about the power of social pressure and the price of needing to fit in. It is about the great lengths a parent will go to protect their child and keep them safe--even if that means burying the truth, no matter the cost.
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A gripping thriller about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa town, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Weight of Silence. For twelve-year-old Cora Landry and her friends Violet and Jordyn, it was supposed to be an ordinary sleepover—movies and Ouija and talking about boys.
✨So far so good!

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Skyler
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The reason why I have so much extra time to read right now...a stress fracture brought on by too much running. No running for six weeks (I‘ve got four weeks left 😢), no running the three half marathons I signed up for this fall/winter...BUT more time to read! So there is a silver lining at least 😊

Starting this book tonight.

Nebklvr Heal thoroughly and enjoy your reading 2mo
Skyler @Nebklvr Thank you! 2mo
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Lmass23
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I heard this one is a good one!

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canwetalkaboutaudiobooks
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MY RATING⇢ 4.5 STARS | GRADE A-

FEATURING⇢

Mystery | Thriller | Suspense
Online Solicitation
Urban Legends
Secrets
Middle School
With Audio Performed by Brittany Pressley

See my full review here: https://leahsbookishobsession2.blogspot.com/2019/09/before-she-was-found-by-heat...

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Enjoyed it. 3 middle school girls have a sleepover and their lives are changed forever. 4 🌟 out of 5.

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Starting this today❤️

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This was a good read but not as gripping as I thought it would be after reading reviews, I feel like I missed something. Very unexpected ending.
Clever writing by Heather Gudenkauf though she knows how to make you like/dislike characters. I really disliked Jordyn!

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Jenken1998
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Woo wee. That was a ride. Read in one sitting. Couldnt put it down. Believable story line about middle school girls working on a school project that turns dangerous. Story told from multiple perspectives through texts, emails, journals, police reports and eye witnesses accounts. Story about peer pressure, fitting in and dangerous middle school drama. Excellent read! 🔪🔪🔪🔪🔪

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Before She Was Found is a timely and gripping thriller about friendship, bullying and betrayal. It‘s about the power of social pressure and the price of needing to fit in. Cora, Violet and Jordyn‘s characters were so typical of twelve year old girls... https://www.bluestockingreviews.com/blog/before-she-was-found

BlameJennyJane Great review! 8mo
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Happy birthday to me :) Just has to do some book shopping for my birthday :) #whichtoreadfirst #birthdaybooks #lovethem

robinb Happy, Happy Birthday! 🎈🎈🎈 Hope you have a fabulous day! 🎉🎉🎉 8mo
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Finished this week, my first by this author i I was interested due to its inspiration of the true-life Slender Man case where 2 12-year-old girls stab another girl to impress an urban legend. It takes some different turns that kept me guessing but some of my attachment to the characters was diluted because of the many POVs. Still I liked it & would read another. Paired with a Cheese Pizza (made Keto with extras) for my book tour review. Links👇🏻

DebinHawaii Link to full review & recipe for easy GF/ Keto Cheese Pizza (egg & cheese crust) topped with pesto, artichoke hearts & black olives is here: http://kahakaikitchen.blogspot.com/2019/05/the-book-tour-stops-here-review-of.ht... 📚🍕 8mo
peaknit Im just starting this. The Slender Man standings happened in a neighboring community from me, just crazy! 5mo
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cardermott
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No words can describe the rollercoaster of emotions I just went through reading this book. The twists and turns made me unable to put this book down. If you are a fan of true crime, thrillers, and mysteries, you are in for a treat with this one.

Djspens Starting this one now! 8mo
cardermott You will not be disappointed! 8mo
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TheApesOfWrath
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The best part of being a lie-berry-an is this kind of business.

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cardermott
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The only reason I put it down was because I had to clean the kitchen.

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DebinHawaii
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My finished vegetarian Easy Taco Soup topped with lettuce, avocado, cheese, olives, green onion, cilantro, lime & fried tortilla strips. Totally hit the spot for Cinco de Mayo lunch & for my #soupersundays blog post. Link to 🌮🍲recipe is 👇🏻in comments.

With my current read for a blog tour review later this week. Only about a third in, but good so far. 👍

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AMAZING!!! Such a good book. 💜💜💜 Heather Gudenkauf always addresses modern day issues in an entertaining, dark and serious issues. One of my must read authors.
The book focuses on preteen female frenemies, social media, consequences, secrets, and so so much more.

Djspens Can't wait to read this! Just went to a reading of hers last week! 9mo
Booknerd2 @djspens It was a great book. I saw on one of your posts you saw her. Super jealous. 😬 9mo
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tammysue
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I grew up hearing about our local urban legends. There‘s just something about the thrill of it.. goosebumps, spine tingles, second guessing.. is it true? a hoax? This gave me all those vibes. Three 12yr olds researching a school assignment on their local urban legend, a sleepover, sneaking out in the dead of night to an abandoned rail-yard. A slow burner that pulled me in up until it‘s true reveal at the end!

#24B4Monday #PopJarGame
Time: 6hr56m

Andrew65 Going well! 👏 9mo
TheReadingMermaid Whoo buddy! Sounds like a good one 🤩 9mo
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valeriegeary Sounds good! 9mo
tammysue @valeriegeary It really is. I hope you get a chance to read it! 😊 9mo
JoScho This sounds good-stacked 😊 9mo
tammysue @JoScho She‘s one of my favorites. I‘m pretty sure this is one you‘ll enjoy Jody. 😁 9mo
JoScho We do have very similar taste in books. I am going to see if I can find it right now on overdrive. 🖤 9mo
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Djspens
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I finally met one of my favorite local authors @heathergudenkauf tonight at @prairielightsbooks. I enjoyed hearing her read and speak about her newest book BEFORE SHE WAS FOUND. I do what I can when Macey needs to go to an author reading for a class paper😁🤷‍♀️ #worldbookday #bookhomework #litsy #bookstagram #authorreading #iowaauthor

Centique What a cute photo of you both 😊 9mo
tammysue So lucky, would love to meet her someday. Great photos! 💕 9mo
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If you‘re looking for a book to binge read, look no further than Before She Was Found by @heathergudenkauf 📚 I read this book in one day—started it mid morning and finished it after dinner. I could NOT put this one down! My review of this five star read for @tlcbooktours is on the blog today! @harlequinbooks #parkrow #heathergudenkauf #thriller #suspense #greatbooks #mustread #pageturner #tlcbooktours #beforeshewasfound

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TorieStorieS
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I‘ve read or listened to most of Gudenkauf‘s earlier novels, so I‘m always on the lookout for her latest! This one is an excitingly tense read- with characters that come to life, a twisting plot and a multimedia approach that amplifies the pacing! I couldn‘t put it down!!!

Clwojick I‘ve only read one from her so far, but I just picked up two more at the thrift store. I have The Weight of Silence, and Little Mercies. I‘m hoping they‘re good too! (edited) 9mo
TorieStorieS @Clwojick I have read- and enjoyed- both of those! It‘s been a while, but I really liked The Weight of Silence- I remember neglecting some grad school homework to finish reading it! 🤣 9mo
Clwojick 😂😂😂😂 I‘ll have to read it soon! 9mo
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This was a creepy story about an attack on a 12 year old girl. Though it isn‘t listed as a true crime book, I think it would appeal to readers of this genre. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwTI_sBngp7/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=l1zie3...

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“Before She Was Found is a timely and gripping thriller about friendship and betrayal, about the power of social pressure and the price of needing to fit in. It is about the great lengths a parent will go to protect their child and keep them safe—even if that means burying the truth, no matter the cost.”

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Before She Was Found is a timely and gripping thriller about friendship and betrayal, about the power of social pressure and the price of needing to fit in. It is about the great lengths a parent will go to protect their child and keep them safe--even if that means burying the truth, no matter the cost.

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SO excited about this book mail! I just love Heather Gudenkauf's Books books! Reading her books, is like cozying up with a familiar friend. Her stories are so character driven, and her intriguing mysteries make you long for more! ❤️🌹

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