The Need

The Need When Molly, home alone with her two young children, hears footsteps in the living room, she tries to convince herself it s the sleep deprivation She s been hearing things these days Startling at loud noises Imagining the worst case scenario It s what mothers do, she knows But then the footsteps come again, and she catches a glimpse of movement Suddenly Molly finds herself face to face with an intruder who knows far too much about her and her family As she attempts to protect those she loves most, Molly must also acknowledge her own frailty Molly slips down an existential rabbit hole where she must confront the dualities of motherhood the ecstasy and the dread the languor and the ferocity the banality and the transcendence as the book hurtles toward a mind bending conclusion In The Need, Helen Phillips has created a subversive, speculative thriller that comes to life through blazing, arresting prose and gorgeous, haunting imagery Anointed as one of the most exciting fiction writers working today, The Need is a glorious celebration of the bizarre and beautiful nature of our everyday lives. Free Read The Need [ By ] Helen Phillips [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • The Need
  • Helen Phillips
  • English
  • 23 May 2018
  • 1982113162

10 thoughts on “The Need

  1. says:

    You re scary, Mommy Viv was laughing I mean, you re scared, MommyMolly, archaeologist, mother of two Viv and Ben and possibly insane, has just stumbled upon a mystery so dangerous that she can feel her mind breaking.It started at work In The Pit a dig site that contained dozens of vibrantly new plant species perfectly preserved in rock.Often people find a few new species, but so many in one location Almost impossible.But then came the impossible things An old cola bottle with tYou re scary, Mommy Viv was laughing I mean, you re scared, MommyMolly, archaeologist, mother of two Viv and Ben and possibly insane, has just stumbled upon a mystery so dangerous that she can feel her mind breaking.It started at work In The Pit a dig site that contained dozens of vibrantly new plant species perfectly preserved in rock.Often people find a few new species, but so many in one location Almost impossible.But then came the impossible things An old cola bottle with the famous logo going a dif...

  2. says:

    NOW AVAILABLE four months before pub date and it s already clear that this is a very polarizing book it s also a book best gone into blind, with no expectations about whether you will exit through the love or hate tunnel i know that s a big risk, right to not know anything about a book except that people have strong, and strongly divided, opinions about it but it s extremely landminey to talk about, because not only does this one have THINGS THAT HAPPEN spoilers but it also has tonal NOW AVAILABLE four months before pub date and it s already clear that this is a very polarizing book it s also a book best gone into blind, with no expectations about whether you will exit through the love or hate tunnel i know that s a big risk, ...

  3. says:

    My husband was out of town so I went to bed with a pile of ARCs fully intending to read several pages of each before making a decision about what to read next I picked up The Need and woke up the next morning amid a slew of untouched ARCs with a large golden retriever contentedly snoring next to me Clearly, I couldn t put this book down With her husband away on a business trip, a working mother cares for her young children alone and hears footsteps in the house This is a dark and unsettling My husband was out of town so I went to bed with a pile of ARCs fully intending to read several pages of each before making a decision about what to read next I picked up The Need and woke up the next morning amid a slew of untouched ARCs with a large golden retriever contentedly snoring next to me Clearly, I couldn t put this book down With her husband away on a business trip, a working mother cares for her young children alone and hears footsteps in t...

  4. says:

    Wellwhat a strange story Speculative fiction has been hit or miss for me This one a hit Every mother who has juggled the many responsibilities in her life, I believe, will find this book meaningful The less said better here, it s really better to read without any preconceived notions I do want to say though, that despite the book summary, this is not a thriller Yes it is intense in parts, but not for the reasons one would think If you are in the mood for something different, w Wellwhat a strange story Speculative fiction has been hit or miss for me This one a hit Ev...

  5. says:

    My thanks to Simon Schuster, and Netgalley.I really wanted to love this book I didn t I think the synopsis was rather misleading Still, this book started strong I was intrigued, and a wee bit freaked out Quickly, I realized what was up You will too It s stated fairly soon What I didn t get was all the lactating I do understand how the author tied it all into being a mom, and all that goes with it Yet, I kept thinking, for shits sake, woman Wear a pad or throw some toilet pape My thanks to Simon Schuster, and Netgalley.I really wanted to love this book I didn t I think the synopsis was rather misleading Still, this book started strong I was intrigued, and a wee bit freaked out...

  6. says:

    This book had one of the best beginnings I have read in a very long time and I was so on board flipping those pages furiously to figure out what the hell was going on Molly, a young exhausted mother of two, works as a paleobotanist at a dig site where some strange, otherworldly items have been discovered After returning home from work one evening she hears footsteps in the other room and her fear for her childrens safety is her only concern The intruder ...

  7. says:

    The Need is a unique, complex, brilliantly written story that is one of the strangest books I have ever read Now, this is a good one to go in blind however if you are like me and want to know what direction a story is going I think it s good to read a little bit about this one before going in It s a hard one to review because I feel saying anything about this story might be a spoiler as it really is very original and a very different reading experience here However, it s very complex and fast The Need is a unique, complex, brilliantly written ...

  8. says:

    I was going to skip this one since I ve been avoiding thrillers centered around moms because there are only so many domestic thrillers I can read about drunk unreliable moms who just got out of a coma with a husband cheating on herBut apparently there s a sci fi twist in this one and I m ...

  9. says:

    We become our thoughts.Our thoughts, in time, become the battleground.Molly balances on a hair s breadth between her professional life and that of distant wife and bleary eyed mother of two Her heart is wrapped up in the ribbons of mommyhood with four year old precocious Viv and toddling one year old Ben Her husband, David, is out of the country on one of his musician treks Molly s hired Erica, a young woman babysitter, to fill in the gaps.The Pit..Molly, a dedicated paleobotanist, is assi We become our thoughts.Our thoughts, in time, become the battleground.Molly balances on a hair s breadth between her professional life and that of distant wife and bleary eyed mother o...

  10. says:

    I don t have kids, and am not particularly enad of books that are full of kid stuff The snuffling, the sticky hands, the tantrums, the whining These things are not endearing to me But it was the continual mentions of breast feeding and everything associated with it that absolutely wore me thin The leaking, the aching, the pumping, the feeling of the milk coming down please God, let it be over soon Blerg I swallowed my distaste and kept reading because of a couple of crazy go I don t have kids, and am not particularly enad of books that are full of kid stuff The snuffling, the sticky hands, the tantrums, the whining These things are not endearing to me But it was the continual mentions of breast feeding and everything associated with it that absolutely wore me thin The leaking, the aching, the pumping, the feeling of the milk coming down please God, let it be over soon Blerg I swallowed my distaste and kept reading because of a couple of crazy good ideas vie...

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