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Gone Girl Read-alikes

Nov
15
2014

Gone Girl Read-alikes

Gone Girl is being released in theatres October 3rd.  On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. The same day Amy goes missing, her husband is the prime suspect in the case. This book is full of twists and turns. If you haven’t read Gillian Flynn's psychological thriller that this book is based on you can place a hold in the library catalogue. Read the book? See if you agree with Oprah that these are the 9 best passages in Gone Girl. If you are in a book club Gillian Flynn’s website includes discussion questions for each of her books. Read an interview with Gillian Flynn about Gone Girl.

Hooked? Read Gillian’s other books. Want to read more books like Gone Girl? Try, Good Girl by Mary Kubica; Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little; The Farm by Tom Rob Smith; Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty; The Silent Wife by A.S.A Harrison; and The Book of You by Kendal Claire.

Here are a few authors we recommend adding to your reading list if you like Gillian Flynn’s writing style: Tana French writes dark, literary suspense stories with flawed narrators similar to Flynn; Elizabeth Haynes writes thrillers with well-voiced characters and tautly suspenseful plots;  Jussi Adler-Olsen's books are suspenseful, compelling, and intricately plotted; and Tawni O’dell both authors' work features bleak small towns, dysfunctional family dynamics, and eccentric characters that drive the story.

Get ready for another movie adaptation of Gillian Flynn's Dark Places. Charlize Theron will be starring in and producing this film. Find out what Oprah's '7 Surprising Facts About the Gone Girl Movie' are.