The Girl on the Train
Books | Fiction / Literary
The #1 New York Times bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year and now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. 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 having breakfast 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 goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?
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"The mixed reviews had me apprehensive to get this book started, but once I did… I could not stop. There’s something gripping about the main character being a black-out drunk that makes you question everything about her…. Should I be rooting for her or is she a terrible monster? An ending I never saw coming. I’m off to watch the movie, which I’m sure will pale in comparison. "