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Review: The Outliers

The Outliers The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Book Talk: Outliers. People that don't fall into the range of "normal." Wylie has always felt like she didn't fit in, with her crippling anxiety and inability to make friends. But then she finds out that she really IS abnormal, with a special gift to read the emotions of others, her life takes a dangerous turn.

My Thoughts: I liked this book, at least the first 3/4. I wanted to figure out what happened between Cassie and Wylie...and what was up with the creepy couple at the gas station? Definitely an interesting and quick read, although it starts to lag at the end as it moves into the realm of unbelievable.

My Recommendation: 3.5 stars
Grades 9+ for language

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