ELLIPSIS BY KRISTY MCGINNIS
Nell's life revolves around her son Charlie. Everything changes when violence erupts at Charlie's school. She reaches out via text in desperation; only the words and the animated ellipsis on the phone screen offer a buffer between life and death. Can she save the person on the other end, and in the process will she save herself too?
Smart, determined and beautiful; college student and art model Nell seemed to be the girl who seemed to have it it all. She meets an Armenian art student and falls in love. When unplanned pregnancy threatens to derail everything though, she fears life is over.
Instead, she discovers motherhood to be her new calling. She builds a new life and devotes herself to her son. For thirteen years she and her son Charlie are a unit and her world is complete. Everything changes when violence erupts at Charlie's school. As she reaches out via text in desperation, only the words and the animated ellipsis on the phone screen offer a buffer between life and death. In a race against the clock, Nell must try to save the person on the other end of the phone, and in the process try to save herself.
Ellipsis explores the themes of finding self, dealing with grief, and finding purpose again.
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