Dare Me

Megan Abbott's Edgar Award-winning masterpiece, Queenpin, took noir fiction for a wild ride with an unforgettable dame in the lead. Her latest novel, Dare Me, brings a similarly dark sensibility to the world of high school cheerleading. When the captain of the squad clashes with a new coach, the result is seriously cutthroat competition.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.