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TIGHTER

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Drug addiction and tainted love mess with the mind of a befuddled au pair in this creepy update of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw.Seventeen-year-old Jamie is secretly treating a broken heart with her parents' prescriptions when she leaves for a dream babysitting job in a swanky summer community off of Providence, R.I. After a teacher spurns her schoolgirl crush, Jamie sinks into a funk that ... Read full review

Review: Tighter

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

If I had to use just one word to sum up the atmosphere of Adele Griffin's new novel, TIGHTER, it would be "dread." Almost from the first page, you know that good things are not likely to happen to Jamie when she heads to Little Bly island for the summer. Jamie's job is as an au pair for 11yearold Isa, a girl who seems alternately older and younger than her age. Jamie has been hired sight unseen by ... Read full review

Review: Tighter

User Review  - Courtney - Goodreads

I will now talk about this book from a place that has never read The Turn of the Screw by Henry James (but I will eventually read Turn of the Screw, honest!): Tighter was a fantastic mesh of that ... Read full review


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