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The Girls I've Been

By Tess Sharpe
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A New York Times Bestseller * A USA Today Bestseller * In this feminist, suspenseful thriller the daughter of a con artist is taken hostage in a bank heist—and will need to tap into all her skills in order to survive.

Soon to be a Netflix film starring Millie Bobbie Brown!


Nora O'Malley's been a lot of girls. As the daughter of a con-artist who targets criminal men, she grew up as her mother's protégé. But when her mom fell for the mark instead of conning him, Nora pulled the ultimate con: escape.

For five years Nora's been playing at normal. But she needs to dust off the skills she ditched because she has three problems:

#1: Her ex walked in on her with her girlfriend. Even though they're all friends, Wes didn't know about her and Iris.

#2: The morning after Wes finds them kissing, they all have to meet to deposit the fundraiser money they raised at the bank. It's a nightmare that goes from awkward to deadly, because:

#3: Right after they enter the bank, two guys start robbing it.

The bank robbers may be trouble, but Nora's something else entirely. They have no idea who they're really holding hostage . . .

A FORBES, BUZZFEED, BOOK RIOT AND KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

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“By embracing the chaos and navigating through it, Nora was forced to confront her fears and insecurities, leading to the discovery of her own inner strength and clarity. I love this book so much. Nora battles with a selfish mother that put her in disgusting danger as a CHILD😠from her Stepdad being the worst human ever. And the fact that she’s a teenager during the book and not being able to relax ugh 🙁”
Characters change and growMulti-layered charactersAddictiveSuspensefulDark settingImmersive settingAbuseSelf-harmSexual assaultViolence
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