Fueled by the hope of escaping her dreary suburban life, a misunderstood teen entertains the increasingly sinister advances of an Internet friend in a riff on the 1966 Joyce Carol Oates story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
The Follower by Stevie Szerlip
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When 16-year-old Sophie posts a photo on Instagram that her mother considers risqué, she is punished, forced to stay at home without a phone while her family attends an event. she is more than content to drink wine and work on her tan, until one of her Instagram followers, a mysterious stranger named Jimmy Flowers shows up in a decommissioned cop car with a strange, damaged friend and engages her in an intriguing gambit. As the encounter grows unnerving and dark, Sophie begins to backpedal, but she’s in a vulnerable spot and brimming with mixed feelings. Faced with imminent danger, Sophie must quickly come to terms with her crafted persona versus the actuality of her youth.
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