Remember when I told you all about a super twisted but amazing set of books called “You” and “Hidden Bodies” with the most complex and twisted lead character named Joe Goldberg? Well if you don’t, here is the link to my previous blog post —> Book Reviews: “You” & “Hidden Bodies” by Caroline Kepnes
Anywho, JOE IS COMING TO TV!!! I couldn’t possibly be more excited! It will be on Showtime which is bittersweet because now that means I need to spend more on cable, but it will be worth it!
Here is the short plot description from the Deadline.com article I linked to below:
You is described as a 21st century love story about the obsessive yet brilliant twenty something Joe Goldberg who uses the hyper-connected digital age to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him.
But my friends…this isn’t even the half of it!! I really encourage you to read the books first as always. They will introduce you to Joe and give you an inside look into the mind of this super interesting character. I linked up the books and added plot summaries for you to check out. PLEASE let me know if you pick these up. I would love to know what you thought. As always, Happy Reading!
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Praise for Caroline Kepnes and You:
“Hypnotic and scary.” —Stephen King
“I am RIVETED, AGHAST, AROUSED, you name it. The rare instance when prose and plot are equally delicious.” —Lena Dunham
From debut author Caroline Kepnes comes You, one of Suspense Magazine’s Best Books of 2014, and a brilliant and terrifying novel for the social media age.
When a beautiful, aspiring writer strides into the East Village bookstore where Joe Goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he Googles the name on her credit card.
There is only one Guinevere Beck in New York City. She has a public Facebook account and Tweets incessantly, telling Joe everything he needs to know: she is simply Beck to her friends, she went to Brown University, she lives on Bank Street, and she’ll be at a bar in Brooklyn tonight—the perfect place for a “chance” meeting.
As Joe invisibly and obsessively takes control of Beck’s life, he orchestrates a series of events to ensure Beck finds herself in his waiting arms. Moving from stalker to boyfriend, Joe transforms himself into Beck’s perfect man, all while quietly removing the obstacles that stand in their way—even if it means murder.
A terrifying exploration of how vulnerable we all are to stalking and manipulation, debut author Caroline Kepnes delivers a razor-sharp novel for our hyper-connected digital age. You is a compulsively readable page-turner that’s being compared to Gone Girl, American Psycho, and Stephen King’s Misery.
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$10.30 Paperback $10.60 Hardcover and $11.99 on Kindle
“There’s something deeply insidious about the storytelling of Caroline Kepnes. As satire of a self-absorbed society, Kepnes hits the mark, cuts deep, and twists the knife.” —Entertainment Weekly
“Obsessed.” —Jessica Knoll, New York Times bestselling author of Luckiest Girl Alive
“Delicious and insane…The plot may be twisty and scintillating, but its Kepnes’ wit and style that keep you coming back.” —Lena Dunham
“Hypnotic and scary.” —Stephen King
In the compulsively readable follow-up to her widely acclaimed debut novel, You, Caroline Kepnes weaves a tale that Booklist calls “the love child of Holden Caulfield and Patrick Bateman.”
Joe Goldberg is no stranger to hiding bodies. In the past ten years, this thirty-something has buried four of them, collateral damage in his quest for love. Now he’s heading west to Los Angeles, the city of second chances, determined to put his past behind him.
In Hollywood, Joe blends in effortlessly with the other young upstarts. He eats guac, works in a bookstore, and flirts with a journalist neighbor. But while others seem fixated on their own reflections, Joe can’t stop looking over his shoulder. The problem with hidden bodies is that they don’t always stay that way. They re-emerge, like dark thoughts, multiplying and threatening to destroy what Joe wants most: true love. And when he finds it in a darkened room in Soho House, he’s more desperate than ever to keep his secrets buried. He doesn’t want to hurt his new girlfriend—he wants to be with her forever. But if she ever finds out what he’s done, he may not have a choice…
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