Monday, February 24, 2014

What I Read on Vacation

Since my vacation is probably one of the most exciting things to happen to me recently, and I've already updated you a little on the whole trip & wedding I photographed while I was there... I thought I'd let you in on the book I read while I was there!

Sharp Objects was Gillian Flynn's debut novel... I've read all 3 of her books, after reading and becoming a big fan of Gone Girl.  Which is still, by far, my favorite.

Like her other 2 books, they are quick "dark" reads.  Psychological thrillers that definitely have you going back and forth on who did what to who and when.

Gripping & definitely more than just a little creepy, Sharp Objects follows reporter Camille Preaker and the return to her hometown to investigate the disappearance/murder of 2 young girls.  Camille hadn't been back in 8 years and had recently completed a stay at a psychiatric hospital.  The girl is gorgeous, but she's gone problems.  The story also follows the strained relationship with her mother, and a new found relationship with her much younger half-sister.

It was the perfect book to read on the beach!  Because is was a short book (about 200 pages on my Kobo), it wasn't daunting and I easily got through several chapters each afternoon between sipping my Pina Coladas and frolicking in the waves!

Are you a fan of Gillian Flynn's?

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  1. Never heard of this book, but it sounds good, I will check it out :) xx

  2. I'm going to have to read that one. I have read her other two and really enjoyed them.

  3. I'm the ONLY person in the world who just thought Gone Girl was OK. For some reason I couldn't get into it. I am excited for the movie though!

  4. I loooooooved Gone Girl! I might have to give this one a read :) :)

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  6. I read Gone Girl, and now this book keeps coming up on my "recommended for you" list. I'll have to check it out!

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