Kimberly McCreigh’s OUTLIERS Reviewed

OUTLIERS Kimberly McCreigh Harper Collins May 3rd, 2016 OUTLIERS by Kimberly McCreight is the first in a series for young adults. Having changed gears from writing mysteries for adults she still maintains, in the first part of the book, her ability to draw out the different relationships between characters, including the bond between a mother and daughter. The story went from a psychological thriller that focused on grief and friendship to a conspiracy theory mystery. McCreight noted, “Writing a young adult mystery is not much different than writing an adult novel. In my adult books I had killed teenagers so to be fair and balanced I killed...

WHERE THEY FOUND HER by Kimberly McCreight

WHERE THEY FOUND HER Kimberly McCreight Harper Collins April 14th, 2015 Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCreight follows in the footsteps of her first novel, RECONSTRUCTING AMELIA. Both novels deal with motherhood and issues affecting women today centered around a mystery, a “who done it.” There are quite a few serious issues that are dealt with in this book from death to new life, physical abuse to mental abuse, as well as handling grief. The story is character based where all the occupants of a town appear to be dysfunctional. It is told from the perspective of three Ridgedale, New Jersey women who must come to grips with a shocking...