#Gone Girl

Dear Gillian Flynn: I Will Beta Read the Sh*t Out of Your New Book for You

"Your books wake me up. Your characters stir something in me that I've not yet needed, or not yet dared, to activate..."

Why You Owe It to Yourself to Abandon Books You’re Not Enjoying

Time and time again, friends of mine come to me for book recommendations. And if you know anything about me ...

5 Popular Books That Are Still Worth Reading Now That the Hype Has Died Down

Maybe you weren't ready to read them, or another book came along; if you haven't already, we think you should check out these buzzy backlist books.

The Decline of Fun and Feminism in Mystery Books

I love mysteries. My eighteenth birthday party was murder mystery themed, my whole basement transformed into a violent speakeasy. I ...

Chick Noir: Awful Name, Awesome Genre

After the wildly popular release of Gone Girl, and the even bigger frenzy surrounding the movie release, it was inevitable ...

The In-Laws Book Club

Recently I traveled with my husband to New Orleans, where his step-grandfather was living out the last few days of ...

How GONE GIRL Led to a Reading Experiment

Gone Girl did a curious thing for me—no, I don’t cheer for sociopaths now, but it is the reason I’ve ...

Curves Ahead: How “Spoiler Alerts” Get It Wrong

Not long ago, a friend of mine mentioned that they’d never seen Citizen Kane. I shrugged and said, “Rosebud is ...

12 Reasons We Love Bookish Reese Witherspoon

When it comes to celebrities, I want less news like “Reese Witherspoon flashes a glimpse at her gym-honed thighs and ...

Overcoming Judging Books by Their Characters

I’ve been thinking about how the characters I read affect my reading habits. Often, the debate on likeable vs unlikeable ...

A Bookish Breakdown of the 2015 Oscars

Before the Academy of Motion Pictures releases its Oscar nominations every year, I tell myself that the voters are a ...

75 Amazing Author-Annotated First Editions for Sale

Christie’s is gearing up for “First Editions, Second Thoughts,” an incredible rare book sale scheduled for December 2nd. First Editions, ...

Giveaway: GONE GIRL and a $25 Gift Card To See the Film!

This giveaway is sponsored by Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. The film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl is coming ...

Guess a Book By Its Cover: A Quiz

Put your book cover skills to the test and try to guess the cover from the image, then check your ...

Is GONE GIRL a Misogynist Novel?

Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel Gone Girl is a well-written crime story full of twists and turns that repeatedly catch the ...