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You Are Not Alone

3.93  ·  Rating details ·  3,509 ratings  ·  1,328 reviews
You probably know someone like Shay Miller.
She wants to find love, but it eludes her.
She wants to be fulfilled, but her job is a dead end.
She wants to belong, but her life is so isolated.

You probably don’t know anyone like the Moore sisters.
They have an unbreakable circle of friends.
They live the most glamorous life.
They always get what they desire.

Shay thinks she wants
Hardcover, 352 pages
Expected publication: March 3rd 2020 by St. Martin's Press (first published February 25th 2020)
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Elizabeth I don’t think they sent Kit to set Daphne up with James. I think because they already knew of his predatory nature and probably they had been keeping…moreI don’t think they sent Kit to set Daphne up with James. I think because they already knew of his predatory nature and probably they had been keeping an eye on his movements for a while to see who his next victim would be. After what he did to Daphne, since they already hacked his phone and saw her angry message to him, they approached her in order to help her with revenge as well, since they did help other people (a teenager, Beth, etc.). They actually enjoyed helping other people, it wasn’t just taking revenge on James. (less)

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Nilufer Ozmekik
Jan 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Aye aye aye I’m going off the rails on a crazy train! I started my review with the lyrics of Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” song because this book is literally heart throbbing, thrilling ride!

Well, I have to admit three things: This evil genius duo can write a hell of an incredible book and know how to play twisty, dark, edgy mind games with you.
Second thing: I had to check several times and made sure that book is not Harley Quinn and gang members’ adventures because we have a team of badass,
Chelsea Humphrey
Dec 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Chelsea by: St. Martin's Press
"Numbers never lie. Statistics, charts, percentages-they don't contain hidden agendas or shades of gray. They're pure and true. It isn't until people start meddling with them, spinning and shaping them, that they become dishonest."

Oof, this is a tough one to review, because there is such a small amount of content I can discuss here without taking away from your reading experience. I'm going to tiptoe around the spoiler mines planted throughout, and my goal is to leave you wanting to read the
Feb 06, 2020 rated it it was ok
Shelves: netgalley
You are Not Alone is a psychological thriller about a woman who finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time.

It only took 22 seconds to dramatically alter Shay Miller’s life. While she is book smart (and continuously records statistics and data), she is not people smart which leads her to be easily manipulated and taken advantage of. Coincidence after coincidence after coincidence after coincidence occurs (eye roll, please) which coupled with stupid people, puts Shay’s life in danger.
Jan 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
The authors Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen have established themselves as writers of the most twisted and tense of psychological thrillers and they do not disappoint with their latest offering set in New York. Shay lives a humdrum life, she shares a small apartment with Sean, a friend who is now in a serious relationship with his girlfriend, Jody, and as the dynamics between them change, she feels shut out. She is working temp jobs, feeling unsatisfied career wise, plagued by financial ...more
Holly  B
Feb 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Huge fan of these authors!

I held off reading reviews until I finished this one and I would recommend doing the same (mixed reviews from my goodreads friends).

I really enjoyed it from the start. The way the authors left the clues along the path was brilliant! I like to put the puzzle together as I'm reading.

Shay Miller has a thing for data (she even collects it in a special book). I found these excerpts fascinating..... "Some studies show that eating alone is more strongly associated with
Woo hoo they did it again!!!

Fabulous book. Brilliant audio. Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen have written an addictive and compelling story. Barrie Kreinik and Dylan Moore brought the captivating tale to life with their exceptional audio narration. Just like the previous two books from this dynamic writing dual this book was twisted and filled with complex characters. It’s like putting together a giant puzzle when you’re not certain you have all the pieces. Their stories really dive deep into
Elyse  Walters
Dec 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
NO SPOILERS....(rather, thoughts, feelings, tidbits and teasers)

“An orbit is a regular, repeating path that one object in space takes another one”. [this quote is not from this book...but it relates]...

This is the 3rd psychological thriller I’ve read by the power-team co-authors: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen.

Greer and Sarah have matching T-shirts that say....”Better Together”. ( cute)...
Their philosophy about ‘togetherness-power’, in You Are Not Alone”, comes through loud and clear....yet
3.5 stars
Nothing is going Shay’s way. She’s a desperately lonely young woman who is having a bad day that is about to get worse.

As she stands on the subway platform a young woman jumps on the tracks to her death. This sets off a chain of events that ironically leaves Shay thinking life is finally going her way. Glamorous new friends, a new job, new apartment....too good to be true?

Loneliness and isolation makes Shay vulnerable and her dream life will soon turn into a nightmare. I won’t ruin
Dec 31, 2019 rated it liked it
New Yorker, Shay, has always been obsessed with statistics and she's made them her career. Having lost her last full time job due to harassment, and her live-in boyfriend because he found someone else, Shay is now living with a male friend and working as a temp, while she looks for a new full time job. Shay is lonely and feels like a third wheel, as her roommate and his girlfriend clearly need more alone time, in their tiny apartment. Then Shay watches a woman commit suicide by jumping in front ...more
If you meet two inseparable sisters by the names of Cassandra and Jane will be by design, not by accident.

Like the movie, Ocean’s 8, (without a heist) the MANY female characters associated with the Moore sisters have their specialties, their disguises and their roles to play...

Shay, is a market researcher who sees the World through Statistics. She has been keeping data books since the age of eleven, the way other kids kept diaries. Numbers don’t lie.

There is a void in her life that
Dec 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Giveaway win!

A couple weeks ago I read The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen. I had low expectations but man I loved that book. It was fun, fast paced and I couldn't put it down.

So when I saw the giveaway for You Are Not Alone on Goodreads I immediately entered to win it.


Just like with The Wife Between Us, I feel like its best to go into this with as little info as possible. I read this knowing nothing. The back of the book gives you a 2 sentence blurb
Dec 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
After thinking about this, I’m going to say even less than usual. It’s best to go into it without knowing much. This way you will be as off balance as the main character is after she witnesses a violent suicide which happens early in the novel and provides the impetus for all that follows. Just like most thrillers you do have to believe some events that are a stretch but overall this is quite satisfying.
Copy furnished by Net Galley for the price of a review.

A seemingly random act of suicide witnessed by a young woman continues to haunt. Her name is Shay and she becomes obsessed with it, digging into the victim's past life to learn more. With an utter love for statistics, she logs numbers as they pertain. Numbers don't lie, you know. Without quite realizing how it happened, Shay is taken under the protective wings of a sort of sisterhood. What begins as a new lease on life becomes a slow twist
Feb 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

I am such a super fan of these ladies and was super excited to be able to read an advanced copy of their new book. Having loved their previous two An Anonymous Girl and The Wife Between Us, I was ready for a super thrilling ride for these ladies do not disappoint.

While this book was certainly thrilling, providing much exciting reading time, it was not a five star read for me unfortunately. Perhaps it as the amount of characters that sometimes overwhelmed me or the fact that some of the
Feb 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
I really enjoyed the first two books by the writing team of Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. In both cases, the books grabbed me, twisted me around and kept me turning pages as fast as I could. So, I was anxious to see what they would dream up this time.

Shay Miller doesn’t have much going on in her life - she’s recently lost her job and is temping, her male roommate, who was her best friend, now has a girlfriend. Then, she witnesses a woman committing suicide by jumping in front of a subway
Thank you, thank you, thank you, St. Martin's Press!!!

ARC received and I am looking forward to getting started!!

2020 is going to be a great year.

What a stumper! What a quote! "The average person will walk past 16 killers in the person's lifetime." Yikes!

New York City.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE begins with a bang....or rather a smash that drags the already lonely and depressed 31 year old Shay deeper into the dumps adding fear of going anywhere near the subway to the list. And, as a devoted data-girl, Shay gives us readers interesting tidbits of factual information throughout the story that seems to consume her mind.

"About 50% of people who

Dec 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley-arcs
Let me begin this review with stating that this is by far my favorite Greer Hendricks novel to date! So much fun!

Shay Miller is just your every day average woman trying to make it in NYC. She has a less than satisfying job and she lives with a room mate that she is secretly in love with and has to endure his girlfriends giggles in the next room making home the last place she wants to be.

While waiting at a train platform one day the unthinkable happens. She witnesses a lovely young woman jump to
Katie B
4.5 stars

Now that I have read all three books written by this duo of authors, I have to say they are at the top of my list of favorite writing teams. This was one of those good popcorn eating type reads in which you know the main character is probably in danger but you aren't entirely sure what is going to happen and it is pretty fun watching it all unfold.

Normally, I try to give a brief synopsis in my reviews but I really think you are best off not knowing too much ahead of time. Shay is the
Dec 29, 2019 rated it liked it
Well... my friends I have to say that of course this will be one of the hottest thrillers in 2020.

This is my second novel by this duo and have to say that this didn't have the spark that Anonymous Girl did. (insert emoji with hands up girl here).

Ok.. yes many of you know that I am EXTREMELY picky with my thrillers. It took me little bit to get hooked into this one. There isn't much I can give you without spoiling things for you.

What I can give you? Hendricks and Pekkanen are a masterful duo
Dec 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
I don’t know how they do it, but Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen seem to be an example of two heads being better than one.

You Are Not Alone is the third psychological thriller I have read written by this duo. Again, I was compulsively consumed by the story. Shay is living in New York, leading a ho-hum life. One day, she sees a young woman jump in front of the subway. This changes everything for Shay. Oddly, at first, it seems to change this for the better... To say more would be to say too
An Anonymous Girl by these authors is one of my books that I've recently read so when I saw You are Not Alone, I jumped on it quickly and read it from start to finish even more quickly! You are Not Alone is a slow burning suspense filled thriller that kept me enthralled from the very first chapter to the last.

Shay, our main character, witnesses a brutal suicide at the subway station. She tried to stop the young woman from jumping in front of the train but was unsuccessful. The only thing left
Sandra ~ ♥ Cross My Heart ♥
The dynamic writing duo of Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen have left me speechless once again. Their talent to deliver compelling, convoluted thrillers time and again is truly amazing. You Are Not Alone is a chaotic story of deception, revenge, manipulation, and obsession. Told from multiple points of view and shifting past/present timelines, the story is divided into three parts and hinges on the reader solving the mystery on their own as the story unfolds.

In Part One, characters are
Erin Clemence
Special thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for a free, electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review.

Pub date: March 3, 2020

Shay is living in New York with her best friend, who she is secretly in love with, who just told her he has found the love of his life (and it’s not her). She is also estranged from her mother and has few friends, and with a temporary job filling in the gaps, she feels untethered. Until she meets the Moore sisters. Cassandra and Jane are
I really had to sleep on this one. I finished Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's upcoming novel, You Are Not Alone last night, but I really didn't know what to think about it until I could clear my thoughts. First, this book is written in the same fashion as The Wife Between Us and Anonymous Girl, but instead of it being their typical psychological/domestic thriller, this book is more of a popcorn thriller—a bingeworthy light read that can be quickly read and enjoyed. I really didn't know ...more
Danielle (The Blonde Likes Books)
Let me start by saying that Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen are such talented writers! I've read their previous two books, and both were strong 5 stars from me! That said...I didn't feel the same about this one, and no one is more disappointed about that than I am!

While the story itself was interesting, I felt like it was hard to follow because of how many characters there were, several of which had their own chapter POVs, throughout different timelines, so that made the book difficult to
Feb 09, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Thank you NetGalley and St. Martin's Press for this ARC. All thoughts and opinions are mine.

We've all felt a little lonely. We've had moments where we don't or can't relate to others, or don't know how to reach out, and just crave that human connection. Now, imagine you think you have finally found someone who can offer you that—someone who makes you feel warm and happy, and loved. Then they pull wool from over your eyes and you realize that they've been using your
With friends like these........

You Are Not Alone is written by a dynamic duo of a writing team. I've read all their books and have enjoyed them. This time out I'm afraid I may not be setting off fireworks. While You Are Not Alone contained a pretty creative premise, it had some difficulty getting the weight of it off the ground. Far too many details and far too many characters who had to unpack the clutter of their backstories. A bit of heavy lifting while trying to enjoy the storyline.

Shay is a
Dec 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Thanks to St. Martin’s Press for a gifted ecopy (via edel) of You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen! Like their previous novels, I devoured this one too.

If you have read my reviews on here, or follow my Instagram, then you know I’m a huge fan of SHORT chapters with multiple POVs. I think it makes the whole story move faster and I love hearing from different characters. You Are Not Alone has 7 different perspectives so I’m here for that!

Honestly, I’m not going to write a big
Jan 22, 2020 rated it liked it
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I just finished reading "You Are Not Alone" by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

This was a fairly quick read, a thriller

It was an average book for me, and one that did not stand out amongst the great deal of really outstanding books in this venue that I have read over the past year. I found that I quickly lost interest, and found the characters hard to get attached too. There were really too many main characters, which made the storyline a bit confusing as it bounced around from the past to
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Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen are the co-authors of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller, THE WIFE BETWEEN US, as well as the forthcoming, AN ANONYMOUS GIRL. AN ANONYMOUS GIRL has been optioned for a television series by eOne, with Sarah and Greer executive producing. THE WIFE BETWEEN US has been optioned for film by Amblin Entertainment, with Sarah and Greer screenwriting the ...more

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“Some people contend there are two primal fears. The first and most basic is the end of our existence. The second is isolation; we all have a deep need to belong to something greater than ourselves.” 2 likes
“There’s also a stat I’ve thought about a lot lately: that the average person will walk past sixteen killers in the person’s lifetime.

I watch as a woman moves down the subway aisle.

I keep staring at her as she passes my seat. I wonder if she will walk past fifteen others during her lifetime.”
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