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The Turnout

by Megan Abbott

The Turnout by Megan Abbott X
The Turnout by Megan Abbott
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    Aug 2021, 352 pages

    May 2022, 368 pages


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Janay Macon

The Turnout
I would say this book was really amazing, seductive, mysterious and thrilling at the same time.

very disappointed
I don't know any other way to say it, but I didn't like the book at all. I had to make myself finish it for my bookclub. I wasn't connected to the characters at all. Totally unbelievable. I could not relate at all.

“The Turnout” a Turn Off
I had such high expectations for “The Turnout.” I even pre-ordered it based on the early reviews by the critics and because I was intrigued by the book having ballet as the backdrop. After all, “Every girl wants to be a ballerina” as it says in the book.

Not finishing a book is a rare occurrence for me. I read lots of genres and really like to give books a fair chance. However, in the case of “The Turnout,” I set the book aside after forcing myself to read at least half of it. It was kind of dark and disturbing...not a “thriller.” The storyline didn’t resonate with me at all. The characters were not likable or relatable. Disappointing - this book sounded like it would be a great read.
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