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Friday, April 8, 2016

G is for (The) Girl on the Train

Hi everyone! For my A to Z theme I've chosen to highlight popular books that I've read or want to read. Hope you enjoy!

About the Book (Taken from Amazon summary):

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. “Jess and Jason,” she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.

And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?

Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.


Darla M Sands said...

Thanks for the recommendation! I appreciate it.
Awakening Dreams and Conquering Nightmares with a Pen
Take care!

Huntress said...

Whoa Ho!
I've seen this book but never got past the name and cover.

This isn't the genre I usually read, but doggone, I am definitely intrigued now.
signed, Desperately Needing Something to Read

Liz A. said...

I heard they were making a movie of this. Coming soon?

Chrys Fey said...

This is one back I've been meaning to read.

Mary Aalgaard said...

Loved this book. I listened to the Audible. They used three readers for the three main characters, and they were all excellent.
Mary at Play off the Page

Janie Junebug said...

That sounds very good. Thanks for the summary. I didn't know if it would interest me, and now I know it does.


Sunni said...

I've been meaning to read this book and have read only and excerpt. Thanks for your summary.