Margot Harrison

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Margot Harrison was raised in the wilds of New York by lovely, nonviolent parents who somehow never managed to prevent her from staying up late to read scary books. She now works at an alt-weekly newspaper in Vermont, where her favorite part of the job is, of course, reviewing scary books and movies.

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The Killer in Me

3.69 avg rating — 748 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
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The Glare

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El asesino en mí

3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings
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The Glare—Launching July 15 at Phoenix Books!

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Phoenix Books Burlington, one of my wonderful hometown stores, will host a virtual launch celebration for The Glare on Wednesday, July 15, at 7 p.m. My sister, Eva Sollberger—creator and face of the “Stuck in Vermont” video series—will talk with me about why on earth it took so damn long to write this novel, why someone who doesn’t play video games wrote a book about an evil video

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The Glare by Margot Harrison
The Glare
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Hi! I wrote this book, and I hope you enjoy its dark twists and turns. Because The Glare is a thriller with strong horror elements, I want to provide some content warnings, under the spoiler tags:

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The Nightmare Thief by Nicole Lesperance
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The Witch Elm by Tana French
"I recommend knowing as little as possible about this book when you start it. Not even the jacket copy, if you can. While I almost always recommend this for crime novels, this one in particular is quite slow and the typical summary gives you at least " Read more of this review »
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Breach of Containment by Elizabeth Bonesteel
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Full disclosure: I'm not much of a space opera reader. I think the last one I read (if it even counts) was Dan Simmons' Hyperion. I haven't read the other two books in this series. But when I came across this book, I found myself getting pulled in an ...more
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The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto
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Our Year in Love and Parties by Karen Hattrup
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"Tucker used to think falling for someone meant entering a private world ... Now he felt like that wasn't true at all—if anything, it reminded him how much he needed other people, other kinds of love."

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The Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith
"This is the opposite of a book you can't put down. This is a book that you have to put down over and over again, because you're so horrified by what is happening to these characters who you care about so deeply that you just have to look away.

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The Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith
"The Cry of the Owl is a classic of bleak, psychological despair and suspense.

Patricia Highsmith’s 1962 novel fits the late writer’s mold quite effectively, a portrait of how the main characters’ poor judgment and bad choices ruin their lives. When Th" Read more of this review »
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When My Heart Joins the Thousand by A.J. Steiger
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I read this book a couple of months ago, and I'm still feeling the intense feelings that came with it. By "feelings," I mean uncontrollable floods of tears at some points. When My Heart Joins the Thousand grabbed me from the beginning and made me roo ...more
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❀Aimee❀ Just one more page... Hi Margot!
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Thanks for the add. I'm looking forward to sharing reviews.


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