The Best Cliffhanger Endings of the Past 15 Years
they are—the books that left us breathless in the last 50 pages. Some
are traditional thrillers, some whodunits and some roller-coaster novels. Which ones have you read?
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Premise: This star-crossed love story captures
the same day, July 15, through a series of years spanning 1988 to 2007. We see Emma and Dexter move out
of their student days and on to false
adulthood, a hot-and-then-not career (Dexter), a crummy job followed by success
(Emma) and, of course, romances with the wrong people. You think you know where
this is headed, but you don't...
Why the Ending Is a Stunner: There's a sucker punch that seems
like it must surely mark the finish. But in this novel, time, like memory, has
a way of circling
— Dawn Raffel