After watching the blockbuster hit Gone Girl starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, my brother Frank messaged me and asked if he could borrow the book from me. My ate Unna told me she’s been looking for the novel as well but it’s been out of stock in some book stores (Frank graciously let ate Unna borrow my copy of Gone Girl first). So I figured, since there’s been a clamor for it, why not give it away for Spell Saab Book Club before the month ends?
On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but passages from Amy’s diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media–as well as Amy’s fiercely doting parents–the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he’s definitely bitter–but is he really a killer?
As the cops close in, every couple in town is soon wondering how well they know the one that they love. With his twin sister, Margo, at his side, Nick stands by his innocence. Trouble is, if Nick didn’t do it, where is that beautiful wife? And what was in that silvery gift box hidden in the back of her bedroom closet?
If you thought the movie was good, you’re going to LOVE the book. It’s so much better (as most books turned into movies are) and I finished it so fast because I needed to know what the heck was going on! Follow the instructions on the widget below and get a chance to win one of five copies I’m giving away!
Good luck, bookworms! Will pick 5 winners next week. Winners must claim their copy at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street within 30 days of notification. :) Let me know what book I should give away for next month as well in the comments below!