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In this "thoroughly propulsive" (Kimberly McCreight) debut thriller, a young woman questions everything she thought she knew about the shocking murder that changed her life when she was in high school.

Ten years ago, my boyfriend killed my best friend.

When Micah Wilkes was a senior in high school, her boyfriend was convicted of murdering her best friend, Emily. A decade lat
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Published by Random House (first published February 1st 2022)
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Sep 02, 2021 rated it it was amazing
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After college and a stint in Chicago, Micah Wilkes returns to her hometown of Calvary, PA. She ends up settling down with Ryan, a former high-school classmate, and opens Stomping Grounds, a coffee shop. All is well, except Micah can’t quite get past the murder of Emily, her best friend back in high school, especially since the murderer was Alex, Micah’s boyfriend, who
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Jean
Aug 17, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I just finished reading "Catch Her When She Falls" by Allison Buccola. Thanks to NetGalley for providing me with a free copy in exchange for a review of the book.
This book follows the life of Micah whose best friend Emily was killed in highschool by Micah's boyfriend, Alex. Micah is haunted by Emily's death and the role that she played in sending Alex to jail. Now she is back in her hometown living with Alex's best friend Ryan and running a Coffee Shop. But then mysterious threats begin targetti
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Sarah
Aug 03, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
More like 3.5 stars. I would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for an advance copy in exchange for an honest review. The cover and description drew me in and I enjoyed the book. We meet Micah, a girl who's boyfriend killed her friend back in high school. Life has moved on and she is now back in their small town, and owns a coffee shop, but, has life really moved on in the last decade? Micah feels like someone is following her and she becomes obsessed with the true crime blog that is talk ...more
Mehva
Oct 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book grabbed me right away and didn't let up until the very end. A very believable and likeable main character as well as well defined other characters. Micah is defined by and still struggling by a tragic event during high school. Her best friend, was killed by her boyfriend and finding out they both betrayed her. This book is told both in the past as she drives to meet her friend' s brother and in the present, ten years after the event as a true crime blog opens ups lots of questions abou ...more
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