Melanie Gideon ¶ 4 DownloadTwo single mother s one a widower and One A Divorc E Latch a divorc e latch to each other and develop a somewhat unhealthy on and off friendship This is one of those with friends like these type books that will leave you wanting to know what this train wreck is going to look like at the end A little long winded but interesting enough to hold my attention I thank Netgalley for the opportunity to Anna Goeldin - The Last Witch read andeview this book You know how they say keep your friends close but your enemies closer Well this is one of those types of stories Ruth and Gamma have that kind of Ejercito y Milicias En El Mundo Colonial Americano relationship They are frenemies they have a very twistedelationship Now this story has twists than tornado alley in tornado season Ruth and Gamma had a falling out when but when Gamma is involved in an academic scandal at her testing center Now this scandal brings the two frienemies together but his elationship suffocates
"gemma and she "and she looking for an out Beginning to think that she has found the perfect out to leave the friendship with Ruth when Ruth starts an affair with a married man However this is not the case Ruth is not willing to let Gemma end the friendship that easily I loved this book it kept my interest and at points kept me turning the pages as fast as i could ead I would definitely Confidentiel défense recommend it to anyone who loves twisted thrillers Thank you Netgally and Simon and Schuster for the ARC and the opportunity toead this one Are you looking for a uick engrossing ead One that can be ead in one sitting Look no further friends Did I Say You Could Go is the domestic drama you are craving Gemma and Ruth are single mom frenemies along with their daughter s Bee and Marley After meeting at the kindergarten social together they weather through the school drama girl mom drama and their own drama with many ups and downs Together the four bring the love hate From Muslim to Christian Granada: Inventing a City's Past in Early Modern Spain relationship between friends and mother daughter to a whole new level of crazy There are many points throughout the story where you will not find anyone that likable and still I could not stopeading Enjoy the escape from your every day Bright Montana Sky routine andide the crazy train for a day you won t be disappointedThank you to Netgalley and the publisher Simon and Schuster for my advanced copy in exchange for an honest Pancreatic Cancer: A Patient and His Doctor Balance Hope and Truth review his book was loads of fun a uick psychological drama about 2 frenemies Ruth and Gemma This is domestic suspense at it s best even when nothing was happening there was a thrum of drama throughout the narrative that kept meeading late into the night The book primarily alternates between the POVs of Ruth and Gemma with occasional chapters dedicated to their Ein Makelloser Abstieg: Roman respective daughters Marley and Bee A lot of the book is just bad behavior between the women and neither is all that likable though both are deep enough that theeader can empathize with them at times I eally felt for the daughters who were navigating high school drama along with their own parental drama There were some minor twists throughout the book and a bigger one at the end I had a inkling of that twist but it played out a little differently than what I expected and I fe Wow what a trip ending was unexpectedRuth a wealthy divorced mother decides to host a meet and greet for Kindergarteners at her home in hopes that she and her daughter Marley will be welcomed into the community instead Ruth s wealth is considered too showy and off putting to other parents and her plan backfires leaving Ruth and Marley ostracizedBut one parent Gemma and her daughter Bee each out to Ruth and Marley and soon they are the best of friendsGemma struggling financially is the perfect project for Ruth to shower her wealth on and come to her escue but it seems that Ruth s overbearing nature is too much to bear and Gemma is looking for a way out of this chokehold of a friendship When Ruth and a married dad from the school are discovered in an affair Gemma decides this is the perfect time to distance herself from Ruth but the tables are soon turned when Gemma s business venture is involved in a scandal and Ruth once again comes to the escue solidifying their friendship As Gemma proceeds to move forward from the scandal and Rainer Maria Rilke: Gesammelte Werke (German Edition) reenergize her business venture she meets and becomes involved with a single dad and soon Ruth s overbearing jealous nature once againears it s ugly head leaving betrayal secrets and a shocking eveal in it s wake RecommendedThank you to author Melanie Gideon and Edelweiss for providing me a copy in exchange for an honest eview this was a perfect companion during these bitterly cold snowy days here in Wisconsin Desperate to make friends in her new neighborhood Ruth and her introvert daughter Marley decide to host the annual Hillside Academy kindergarten meet and greet Ruth hopes they will finally be accepted and find their niche Unfortunately the parents are turned off by Ruth and her obnoxious wea. A suspenseful gripping novel about families and friendships torn apart at the seams by obsession secrets and betrayal with elentless twists and turns that hurtle forward to a shocking confrontationWhen Ruth a wealthy divorcee offers to host the Hillside Academy kindergarten meet and greet she hopes this will be a fresh start for her and her introverted daughter Marley Finally they’ll be accepted into a tribe Marley will make friends and Ruth will be welcomed by the mothers Instead the parents are turned off by Ruth’s ostentatious wealth and before kinde. .
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the meet and greet Ruth meets single mom Gemma and her extrovert daughter Bee Ruth makes it her missionmeet and greet Ruth meets single mom Gemma and her extrovert daughter Bee Ruth makes it her mission become best friends with mom and daughter Ruth lavishes GemmaBee to Aspen vacations Michelin starred dinners and even a new car Gemma can t believe her luck at first as Bee and she have been living paycheck to paycheck As the years go by Gemma starts to feel indebted and doesn t know how she will ever epay Ruth When Ruth s affair with a married man is exposed Gemma uses this as her way to sever tiesSix years later and now Gemma is the one under judgmental eyes and just like that Ruth comes to her defense Their friendship is enewed Gemma uickly however feels the pull of guilt as Ruth becomes controlling and obsessive of their friendshipHOLY MOLY This book was GOOD I stayed up of their friendshipHOLY MOLY This book was GOOD I stayed up WAY past my bedtime and even ead during my work day BAD ME don t tell I just had to know what was going to happen Trigger Warning cyberbullying and suicide This book takes cuckoo bananas to another level I loved Melanie Gideon s vernacular in this novel She writes with current lingo phrasing and technology It just added to the overall atmosphere of the novel and the drama This book is haughty and soooo juicy I mean the deceit of these people Backstabbing friends cyber bulling and abuse all wrapped up in one Ruth takes stalking to a whole new level and I was here for all of the horror I have never Selling Beauty: Cosmetics, Commerce, and French Society, 1750–1830 read anything by Melanie Gideon but I will be back that is for sure I don t want to give any spoilers but the ending had me jaw dropped and clapping It was brilliant Thank you Netgalley and Simon Schuster for my advance copy in exchange for my honesteview I m dizzy because of extreme amount of twists Especially the final one hit me in the face so hard I m still numb mentally black eyed but I m also pleased and entertained a lot The mothers polar opposite characters one widower and one divorcee form an unhealthy elationship Then they fell apart Six years later an academic scandal brings them back together But things get uglier They find themselves into lies deceptions and unhealthily obsession patterns Ruth wealthy divorcee aising her shy introvert uiet daughter Marley alone wants to befriend new people by throwing a party for kindergartens but shoving her wealth into mothers face perceived as pretentiousness and arrogance by her fresh social circle Being a social butterfly is backfired Only Gemma Howard who is widower A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby's Life Is Expected to Be Brief raising her popular social fiery friendly daughter Bee by herself doesn t push her away Gemma s life style is so different from her First of all she works to make her ends meetunning a test center She Bazaars, Conversations Freedom resents Ruth for paying everything for her because she is proud woman who doesn t want to owe anyone for anything She finds herself trapped in her way too much intense friendship with Ruth She feels like suffocating and she desperately needs to find a way out Thankfully Ruth s new forbiddenelationship with married man gives her a chance to pull away But 6 years later an academic scandal brought Ruth into her life again Ruth is the only one stands for her at this most challenging pace of her life and now she has no intention to let her go Unfortunately Gemma s new crush on a X Ray technician may piss her lovely longtime friend off Things get heated and madness comes out of nowhere It was iveting page turner even though story telling via multi POVs was a little confusing at some parts I enjoyed unhealthy obsessive women friendship stories and I got excited about the outcomes Luckily this one ended with satisfying conclusion I m ounding up 35 stars to 4 keep your enemies closefor the love of batshit crazy heroines stars Special thanks to NetGalley and Simon Schuster for sharing this digital Punk Pedagogies in Practice reviewer copy with me in exchange my honest thoughts Obscenelyich but socially unaccepted Ruth decides to host a meeting of young mothers for her daughter s kindergarten class She has no idea how put off the mothers are with her ostentatious display of wealth and her intentions completely backfire She and her daughter become pariahs in the small Bay Area communityThe only mother to seemingly accept her is Gemma and Ruth latches on to her like a spider to a flyRuth uses her wealth as a tool to ingratiate herself to Gemma who enjoys the benefits but is slowly feeling strangled by the debt and strange friendship she feels she owes Ruth and eventually she shies away making a breakNow years later Ruth still an obsessive unhappy divorced mother is looking at Gemma a young widowed mother caught up in an academic scandal as her way in to popularity dependency and neediness She comes to Gemma s defense in a very public way after her private tutoring academy suffers through a scandal Now Gemma owes her When Gemma meets a young X Ray tech and
"strives fo. "fo. even begins Ruth and Marley are outcasts The last guest to arrive at the meet and greet is Gemma a widow and a single mother to her daughter Bee Ruth sets her sights on the mother daughter duo and soon the two families are inseparable Ruth takes Gemma and Bee on Aspen vacations offers VIP passes to Cirue de Soleil and pays for dinners at Michelin starred estaurants For Gemma who lives paycheck to paycheck Ruth’s largesse is seductive but as the years go by she can’t shake the feeling that she’s accruing an increasingly unpayable debt When Ruth.
or is sheA story of elentless obsession betrayal and secrets that will tear apart these two women andis sheA story of elentless obsession betrayal and secrets that will tear apart these two women and betrayal and secrets that will tear apart these two women and daughters and the community where they live4 stars easily You will not see all these twists coming I just eviewed Did I Say You Could Go by Melanie Gideon NetGalleyIntense level of manipulation in this novel What a great Lauter alte Akten. Den von Formularen geplagten Zeitgenossen zum Trost, zur Belehrung und Erheiterung read Melanie Gideon gives wonderful detail into each character allowing us to feel the true emotions of each age group For example such pop cultureeferences of Twilight Hello Kitty and the need for a junk food and Netflix binge session was very Cannibal Encounters: Europeans and Island Caribs, 1492–1763 relatable to that of a high schooler Gemma and Ruth have a lovingelationship at times but it is always for a cost How do you value your best friend Is it monetary value true heart or simply epaying a debt for an action or possession Their elationship makes you uestion your own and the individuals in your life that are the same type of person and wonder what would make you break like they do at timesBee and Marley are a uniue pair You can imagine their childhood as one of friendship sleepovers and motherly love from both Gemma and Ruth but with financial diversity in play it obviously comes at a cost No one is perfect and no character is greater than the other so as you watch their lives unfold in the pages of this novel you ll see that money does not buy happiness and popularity will also be cause for uinSimon is another uestionable character If it weren t for my love of the other characters in this book I would ve given it 4 stars simply due to him Yes he s a great father and he will do anything for his son but the ease in which his character comes in and out of situation was not enough to keep up with Gemma and Ruth All in all I loved this novel and can t wait to ead future books by this author Great job with bouncing back and forth between characters in each chapter it was easy to keep up with and made this book a very uick Ragana ir lietus read 45 starsounded upHaving met at a kindergarten meet and greet nine years ago Gemma and Ruth are best friends who have both been aising their daughters as single mothers one a widow and the other a wealthy divorc e Gemma and her daughter Bee live frugally paycheck to paycheck Ruth and her daughter Marley live in a mansion with all the latest styles Over the years Ruth and Marley whisk Gemma and Bee away on luxurious vacations and treat them to a lavish lifestyle whenever given the opportunity but it comes with a priceAs Bee and Marley age
"their mothers friendship "mothers friendship complicated Ruth helps Gemma s family financially often and Gemma begins feeling like she is building debt to Ruth that she won t be able to epay She slowly starts to detach herself from Ruth s hold and a scandal Ruth is involved in with a local dad makes separation that much easier Inevitably though Gemma and Bee are pulled back into the friendship that suffocates them and Ruth s attachment to the people she loves becomes bigger as the world around them seems to get smallerI found this book to be so interesting and consistently could not put it down during my Beebo Brinker reading sessions I absolutely loved the multiple POVs Ruth Marley Gemma Bee and flew through the short chapters The writing showed the contemporary complexities of social media and addressed issues that teens and adults deal with todayegarding cyber and face to face bullying depression and social isolation It incorporated important The Future of the Public University in America: Beyond the Crossroads resources that exist today such as text therapy talking to a psychologistcounselor through text I was thoroughly confident that I knew what was happening until the end of the book and the twisteally threw me for a loop There was an instance of a supporting character having an autism diagnosis which could be analyzed positively or negatively depending on a Manual of Forensic Science: An International Survey reader s knowledge ofcloseness to the topic Ieally appreciated how Gideon used words like neurodiverse and autistic as person first vs identity first language is something that is consciously contemplated in the field of autism I also liked how she had this character talk about what autism meant to him and some of the characteristics of his diagnosis ie sensory challenges At the same time some Das Vermächtnis des Rings: Neue fantastische Geschichten J. R. R. Tolkien zu Ehren readers may think the use of autism as part of this character s profile could play into seeing his family as victims or making theeader feel bad for his family in part because of the diagnosis Again it depends on how you as a Die Stadt der Tiere: Ein Tierkrimi reader see this situation but I thought Melanie did a good job with a subject that needs conversationAll in all I enjoyed this book a lot and wouldecommend it to anyone who loves psychological thrillers It was mind bending and twisty very contemporary and it was structured in a way that made it a very uick Gendering the Trans-Pacific World readAn electronic ARC of this book was provided to me by the publisher via NetGalley for an honesteview. ’s affair with a married Hillside dad is exposed and she’s publicly shunned Gemma uses it to sever ties with Ruth Six years later when Gemma finds herself embroiled in a scandal of her own Ruth comes to her defense Their El show de Grossman renewed friendshipehabilitates their Minor Marriage in Early Islamic Law reputations but once again Gemma starts to feel trapped as Ruth grows and obsessed with theirelationship A Plato and the Power of Images relentless page turner Did I Say You Could Go is the story of friendships steeped in lies and duplicity It’s about two families when pushed to extremes cross the line with devastatingesul.