But then Anna of annaelizabethevents.com announced The Girl on the Train as the #BabesWhoBookClub book for August and I thought "Why not?" Wow. I couldn't put it down. And now I can't wait for the movie!
Now, you should know that the format is different from most books I've read. It's written in first person but it's almost like a diary entry. And the "chapters" switch between three women's points of view. You get a name, day of week, date, and time of day (early morning, morning, afternoon, evening). This got a little confusing for a bit at the beginning. Especially because one point of view was the present and another started back about a year ago. I found myself having to flip back and remind myself what things happened on which dates. But I got so into the book that I really didn't mind that too much.
Now let me give you a fair warning, this book is not completely clean. It's not raunchy or anyting but there is some cussing and sex. Oh, and before I forget, it's written in Brittish English which I loved! (Babysitting = childminding, diaper = nappy, bathroom = loo, come over = come round, trunk = boot, to call = to ring, and lots of different spellings)
I highly recommend this book to anyone who likes mysteries or just realistic fiction in general. It was a quick read and completely engulfed me in the story!
Have you read The Girl on the Train? What did you think? Did you get the mystery right?
Thanks for reading!
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