The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins has barreled its way onto the book scene and it hasn’t slowed down yet. We’re big fans of it here, just read our glowing review of it from February. It looks like we aren’t alone – the book hasn’t spent much time sitting around on our shelves. Whether you’re waiting on The Girl on the Train to arrive for your reading pleasure or you’ve already sped your way through it, we’ve got a few more books for you to try.
New & Upcoming Releases:
Her by Harriet Lane – On the face of it, Emma and Nina have very little in common. Isolated and exhausted by early motherhood, Emma finds her confidence is fading fast. Nina - sophisticated, generous, effortlessly in control - seems to have all the answers. It's easy to see why Emma is drawn to Nina. But what does Nina see in her? A seemingly innocent friendship slowly develops into a dangerous game of cat and mouse as Nina eases her way into Emma's life.
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson – On a night flight from London to Boston, Ted Severson meets Lily Kintner. Sharing one too many martinis, the strangers begin to play a game of truth, revealing very intimate details about themselves. Ted talks about his marriage that's going stale and that he's sure his wife Miranda is cheating on him. But Lily has a dark history that she's not sharing... and soon sex and deception lead to murder.
Descent by Tim Johnston – A girl vanishes on a sunny, late-summer vacation morning and thus begins a family’s harrowing journey down increasingly divergent and solitary paths, until all that continues to bind them to each other are the questions they can never bring themselves to ask: At what point does a family stop searching? At what point does a girl stop fighting for her life?
The Pocket Wife by Susan Crawford – Dana Catrell is horrified to learn she was the last person to see her neighbor Celia alive. Suffering from a devastating mania, a result of her bipolar disorder, Dana finds that there are troubling holes in her memory, including what happened on the afternoon of Celia's death. As evidence starts to point in her direction, Dana struggles to clear her name before her own demons win out. Is murder on her mind - or is it all in her head?
The Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor – Hannah was the kind of woman who turned heads. Tall and graceful, naturally pretty, often impulsive, always spirited, the upper-class girl who picked, of all men, Lovell – the introverted climate scientist, the practical one who thought he could change the world if he could just get everyone to listen to reason. After a magical honeymoon they settled in the suburbs to raise their two children. But over the years, Lovell and Hannah’s conversations have become charged with resentments and unspoken desires. After one explosive argument, Hannah vanishes. And Lovell is forced to examine the trajectory of his marriage through the lens of memory – and the eyes of his children.
- Precious Thing by Colette McBeth
- Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes
- Before I Go to Sleep by SJ Watson
- Close My Eyes by Sohpie McKenzie
- Sister by Rosamund Lupton
- Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
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