This was a very interesting and different book. Camille Preaker is a vulnerable and damaged woman who is sent to her hometown to write about the murders of 2 young girls. The book takes you on Camille's journey of confronting her past while trying to discover what happened to the girls.
1-Suspenseful page turner that you don't want to put down. I love books that keep me on edge and interested throughout the entire book.
2-Very interesting characters. The characters are so disturbing that it makes you worry a little bit about society. Camille has a distant and mean mother, a very odd stepfather and a younger sister in the book whose actions are like Mean Girls times 10. It makes me feel bad for teenagers today!
3-A gripping look at how mental abuse can affect a person. They address very real social issues. One of which is abuse and how it affects a person as they grow up.
1-I didn't think it was as surprising as Gone Girl. A lot of the twists and turns in Gone Girl were not things that I saw coming. This book was a little more predictable, with a few surprises mixed in.
2-Camille is not your typical protagonist. She is very damaged and at times you don't like her actions and choices.
3-If you don't like dark novels, this won't be for you. The subjects addressed are heavy and depressing. I personally expected this after reading Gone Girl, but just a warning for readers. :)
Next up, I am going to try Dark Places to complete the Gillian Flynn novels. Other books on my list to read:
The Maze Runner Trilogy-I really liked Hunger Games and Divergent and I heard this trilogy is similar.
The Husband's Secret
Where'd You Go Bernadette?
Any other must reads that I need to add to my list?