One of his ten favorite crime novels of 2011:
The End of Everything, by Megan AbbottRead about another novel on the list.
Lizzie Hood and Evie Verver were 13-year-old best friends living in a “safe” American suburb during the late 20th century. They thought they knew everything about each other. But after Evie suddenly vanishes—evidently kidnapped—Lizzie starts poking around for answers, only to discover that her naïveté had blinded her to Evie’s complexities and desires. Before long, Lizzie is manipulating evidence in the case and exploring her sexuality in ways that make her more like her friend than she realizes.
The Page 69 Test: The End of Everything.