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Ten After Closing | Jessica Bayliss

I would have sworn it was a lifetime ago that these men intruded on my mundane haven, but the clock tells me it hasn’t been fifteen minutes.
Genre: Young Adult Thriller. Number of Pages: 288. Perspective: Alternating First/Third.
Ten After Closing follows teenagers Winny and Scott during an armed robbery gone wrong at a family-owned cafe. For a complete summary, you can go here. This book is told in a present timeline starting from the stick-up, alternating between Winny and Scott’s first-person perspectives. AND it also works backward from the event in their third-person perspectives. It is an interesting format. I did enjoy the way it was set-up, but it did take me awhile to get into the groove of all the different timelines and perspectives.
I don’t feel like there are too many thrillers like this meant for teens. It has the action of an adult thriller, but the backstories that connect with high school students. I love how it all tied together. It is a pretty fast read because it is fi…

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