Gemma couldn’t sleep, concentrate or eat. Ethan Smith - "A Letter to the Girl I Used to Be" - YouTube The Girl I Used To Be is a brilliant read, addicting, fast-paced, and unputdownable. Flash forward 15 years to the present day. This is the second book that I have read by this author, but it won’t be my last. Title: The Girl I Used To Be Format: Paperback Product dimensions: 256 pages, 8.55 X 5.76 X 0.69 in Shipping dimensions: 256 pages, 8.55 X 5.76 X 0.69 in Published: May 2, 2017 Publisher: Square Fish Language: English When Gemma ran into David, the man who had captured her attention in the office, she was pleasantly surprised. Gemma’s dinner, however, ended up being anything but innocent. Gemma loved Joe, even though she was irritated with his laziness and the fact that she was missing out on caring for her own son. I was hooked and transported into the story from the very first page. The problem is she doesn't remember any of it.As the blackmailing and menace ramp up, Gemma fears for her already shaky marriage. Copyright © 2020 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Not that she was interested. Gemma was under the impression, however, that it was only going to be a temporary thing, but Joe showed no interest in ever going back to work. Gemma Brogan worked hard at her real estate business. I was completely caught up in the story. The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry. I loved it. Her husband, Joe, was a stay at home father for their three-year-old son, Rory. I was completely caught up in the story. What could an innocent dinner hurt? Gemma was jealous of her husband and didn’t know what to do about it. *Source* Publisher *Genre* Young Adult, Mystery *Rating* 3.5 *MY Thoughts* The Girl I Used to Be, by author April Henry, is standalone mystery that will keep readers entertained from the first page, until the last. But there will be more to regret than a nasty hangover.She starts receiving mementos from that night: A photo of a hallway kiss. A video of her complaining about her husband. I was hooked and transported into the story from the very first page. She was in a constant state of anxiety. 17-year old Ariel Benson's mother Naomi Benson was killed 14 years ago. What a talented author Mary Torjussen is! Gemma is overworked and acutely aware of the quality time she's missing with her young son as a result of her long hours. She wasn’t. Instead, she visited the lounge for a bit. How she tracks down her tormentor, who has a link to that long-ago party, and confronts him as well as her own fears will keep readers turning the pages. When she becomes the target of an online stalker, the police, while sympathetic, offer no real assurance, since much of the threatening behavior is carried out via email and on social media. Usually, Gemma didn’t mind being the only one working long hours, but when she noticed that her son, sought out his father, not her, whenever he was sick, or tired; it stung. She's a successful real estate agent with her own firm, and supporting her stay-at-home hubby, Joe, and their young son, Rory. Publication Date: May 2, 2017; Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+ Paperback: 256 pages; Publisher: Square Fish; ISBN-10: 125011523X; ISBN-13: 9781250115232 The Girl I Used To Be By: April Henry Summary Ariel was three when Ariel mom was stabbed to death and everyone assumed that Terry(her dad) did it and dropped off Ariel at a Walmart. Ariel now lives her life with the name Olivia, so she In the prologue to this engrossing psychological thriller from British author Torjussen (Gone Without a Trace), optimistic, confident 18-year-old Gemma attends an end-of-school bash that starts with drinking and laughter but ends with Gemma being raped in the bedroom of a boy who has just been accepted at Oxford. So when he suggested dinner, Gemma readily agreed. And worse...much worse. The acclaimed author of Gone Without a Trace delivers another twisting novel of psychological suspense in which a woman is backed against a wall--with nothing left to lose...The morning after real estate agent Gemma Brogan has dinner with a prospective client, she's furious at herself for drinking so much.