“Where do you see yourself in five years?” That's the question being asked of Dannie, who has rehearsed her answer a million times. She knows exactly what her life will look like in five years. It’s all part of the plan. Her plan. Until one night, she falls asleep in the arms of her fiancé, and wakes up…in someone else’s bed? The TV is reporting . . .
Joe Goldberg is alone again, and desperate to find true love. He messed up with Beck. He chose wrong. He knows that now. There's nothing left for him in New York, and after yet another betrayal Joe finds himself in Los Angeles, the city of second chances. In LA, Joe is determined to put his past behind him. But even as he finds . . .
When a beautiful woman wanders into the bookstore where Joe works, he is immediately obsessed with her. He must know her name. He Googles the name on her credit card, and he's in luck: only 1 Guinevere Beck shows up in NYC. Even better, Beck (as her friends call her) has a public Facebook page and a ridiculously active Twitter . . .
Vanessa is obsessed with her replacement---the beautiful, blonde bombshell her ex-husband is set to marry just months after their own divorce. Vanessa follows her replacement. She keeps tabs on her, all the while in a downward spiral in her own life. She's lost all her friends, all her family except her aunt, all her money---but she hasn't lost . . .
Korede answers her phone and hears those four words she'd hoped she'd never hear again: Korede, I killed him. This marks the third time Korede's younger sister, Ayoola, has killed a man in "self-defense," so she claims. Korede isn't sure she believes this or not, but she loves her sister fiercely and will do anything to protect her. But when Ayoola starts . . .
Tom is the kind of guy who lives in a happy little bubble---he never expects anything to go wrong. He has a great job, the perfect wife, and a nice home in a good neighborhood. But one night, Tom comes home to an empty house, the lights on and door unlocked. His wife is gone. She left her phone, her purse... Then a policeman shows up . . .
Jason Dessen may not have won the Pavia prize for achievements in physical science like his buddy Ryan did, but he's got a good life---a happy marriage, a teenage son, a teaching job at a local university. Sure, he wonders what his life would have been like if, instead of settling down, he'd continued his . . .
Anne and Marco Conti's life looks shiny from the outside---nice house, new baby, happy marriage. One night, Anne and Marco are invited next door for dinner, and when the babysitter cancels, Marco convinces Anne to leave baby Cora at home anyway. It's no big deal---the Contis' home share a wall with their neighbor's home, and they agree to . . .
A man called Ove just wants to die in peace. He's had a long life, one filled with equal parts happiness and sorrow, as most lives are. But when a boisterous, chatty family moves in next door to Ove, his daily consistencies are immediately interrupted. And it's not just Parvana and her family that won't leave Ove alone---suddenly . . .
Malorie lives in an abandoned home with her two young children. They do not look outside---ever. Malorie's children have never seen the outside world. Malorie hasn't seen it in five years. Something is out there, something that, if seen, will make you go mad. Make you hurt those around you. Make you kill yourself. But Malorie wants ...