Unspeakable Things


      Unspeakable Things
Inspired by a terrifying true story from the author s hometown, a heart pounding novel of suspense about a small Minnesota community where nothing is as quiet or as safe as it seems.Cassie McDowell s life in 1980s Minnesota seems perfectly wholesome She lives on a farm, loves school, and has a crush on the nicest boy in class Yes, there are her parents strange parties and their parade of deviant guests, but she s grown accustomed to them.All that changes when someone comes hunting in Lilydale.One by one, local boys go missing One by one, they return changed violent, moody, and withdrawn What happened to them becomes the stuff of shocking rumors The accusations of who s responsible grow just as wild, and dangerous town secrets start to surface Then Cassie s own sister undergoes the dark change If she is to survive, Cassie must find her way in an adult world where every sin is justified, and only the truth is unforgivable. New Read eBook Unspeakable Things Author Jess Lourey – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Jess Lourey writes about secrets She is the bestselling Agatha, Anthony, and Lefty nominated author of the critically acclaimed Mira James mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter calling her writing a splendid mix of humor and suspense Jess also writes nonfiction, edge of your seat YA adventure, magical realism, suspense novels, and thrillers She is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology, a recipient of The Loft s Excellence in Teaching fellowship, a Psychology Today blogger, and a TEDx presenter check out her TEDx Talk for the surprising inspiration behind her first published novel When not teaching, reading, or dorking out with her family in Minneapolis, you can find her dreaming of her next story.You can find outat www.jessicalourey.com

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  • Audio CD
  • Unspeakable Things
  • Jess Lourey
  • English
  • 24 January 2017
  • 1978683715

10 thoughts on “ Unspeakable Things

  1. says:

    Wow was this a really good book about some truly disturbing things Got it as anFirst Read so I went into it with low expectations whipped through it in a couple of hours this afternoon Realized as I was getting toward the end that I was thirsty, I needed to go to the bathroom, my jaws were locked and my fingers were clenching my iPad very, very hard The sense of foreboding Ms Lourey had going on was something else No way in the world was I getting out of my chair until I got to the Wow was this a really good book about some truly disturbing things Got it as anFirst Read so I went into it with low expectations whipped through it in a couple of hours this afternoon Realized as I was getting toward the end that I was thirsty, I needed to go to the bathroom, my jaws were locked and my fingers were clenching my iPad very, very hard The sense of foreboding Ms Lourey had going on was something else No way in the world was I getting out of my chair until I got to the end.I wish Netflix or somebody would make this into a series I see Woody Harrelson as one of the main characters If you read the book, tell me your gue...

  2. says:

    This book is emotional and intense and just so compelling I was flipping those pages like mad with my heart in my throat It s out of my normal genre to read, but OMG so grateful I got an early copy Beautifully written Definite winner.

  3. says:

    3.5 stars I devoured this book in two days Young boys in Cassie s small town are being molested and she doesn t think the police are doing enough to solve this mystery The innocent 13 year old has her own handful of suspects the creepy police chief, her gay band teacher, the scary man called the Goblin, as well as her own father This story is pretty dark and disturbing molestation, incest, swinger parties, etc and it s all told through Cassie and her innocence A lot of the bad stuff is 3.5 stars I devoured this book in two days Young boys in Cass...

  4. says:

    I couldn t stop reading this bookand read it in a day Jess Lourey does a great job with murder mysteries I definitely recommend this one.

  5. says:

    Unspeakable Things is dark, intense, and so well written that it hurts to read this story.The entire novel is written from 12 year old Cassie s perspective, but this is absolutely not a YA novel I almost didn t get this book because I m not a big fan of child narrators Fortunately for me, the premise was too tempting to pass up Within a few paragraphs, I was hooked By the end of the first chapter, I couldn t imagine this story being told from any other character s perspective By the end, I Unspeakable Things is dark, intense, and so well written that it hurts to read this story.The entire novel is written from 12 year old Cassie s perspective, but this is absolutely not a YA novel I almost didn t get this book because I m not a big fan of child narrators Fortunately...

  6. says:

    Must read I read this in one evening with no breaksabsolutely hypnotic story, charming heroine and a perfect ending I loved every word and recommend it to everyone.

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    Review to follow

  8. says:

    Okay but not greatSome things just didn t fit And what Haiti the dad And what had the dad done And were there other victims What did she mean about what if I had eaten strawberries Some stuff just didn t make sense.

  9. says:

    Summer of 1983, boys in Cassie s small town are being molested by a stranger in a mask The almost thirteen year old has a number of suspects, her gay music teacher, the scary man kids call Goblin, the creepy police chief, even her own father.UNSPEAKABLE THINGS drew me in with Cassie s wise, yet innocent voice Jess Lourey skillfully showed the difference between what the tween understood and what certain characters in her life were actually doing Because of Cassie s na vet , Lourey skirts Summer of 1983, boys in Cassie s small town are being molested by a stranger in a mask The almost thirteen year old has a number of suspects, her gay music teacher, the scary man kids call Goblin, the creepy police chief, even her own father.UNSPEAKABLE THINGS drew me in with Cassie s wise, yet innocent voice Jess Lourey skillfully showed the difference between what the tween understood and what certain characters in her life were actually doing Because of Cassie s na vet , Lourey skirts around some of the bigger issues going in in her home like incest and sex parties.Lourey doesn t shy away from the prejudices against gay men and aconservative, judgmental small town mentality that I remember well from living in a small town in 1983 when I was nineteen I assume she ch...

  10. says:

    This is one of the best Kindle First books I ve read in a long time The whole time I felt a mixture of disgust and dread, but I didn t want to put it down.Having grown up in the 80 s, I could relate to some of Cassie s experiences not having enough money to have fancy birthday parties, wearing hand sewn clothes, kids coming up with cruel nicknamesluckily I never had to endure any swinger parties thrown by my parents Cassie is just finishing seventh grade, still a kid, but the This is one of the best Kindle First books I ve read in a long time The whole time I felt a mixture of disgust and dread, but I didn t want to put it down.Having grown up in the 80 s, I could relate to some of Cassie s experiences not having enough money to have fancy birthday parties, wearing hand sewn clothes, kids coming up with cruel nicknamesluckily I never had to endure any swinger parties thrown by my parents Cassie is just finishing seventh grade, still a kid, but the inappropriateness of her home life makes her too grown up in some ways and just a kid in others.Cassie s parents are awful, her dad is someone to be feared, and her mom is the bury your head in the sand type I wanted to throttle both of them, especially her dad He s an artist who doesn t sell any art, the mom basically supports the family with her teaching salary They definitely live ...

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