I recently signed up for NetGalley, this website where book reviewers can request advance titles. Because I’m soooooo not an ebook person and don’t own a Kindle, I’m really struggling with Caroline Kepnes’ Providence, a 384 page supernatural teen thriller that I’m only a quarter of the way through even though I’ve been reading it for like a month now. Have you ever tried to read a novel on your phone? It’s hateful. Here’s what I know: a New Hampshire boy is kidnapped by a sinister substitute teacher, one who’s been casually collecting students’ hair and blood samples. Turns out the creep’s from Providence (of course!), studies Lovecraft (of course!!), and got fired from Brown. The boy reappears after four years and that’s when the bodies start piling up. Tuesday’s the release date for the print edition – I’ll have to pick up a hard copy – and Kepnes (You) appears at Point Street Reading Series alongside Hannah Pittard, Grant Ginder, Estep Nagy, and Lillian Li.