Holy. Bananas. This book is intense.
Several people have personally recommended Gillian Flynn's new novel to me, and I've seen it all over the web since it was released over the summer. It tells the story of Amy and Nick Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary, aka the day Amy went missing. There are signs of a violent struggle in their home, but Nick insists on his innocence. Told between alternating narratives from both Nick and Amy, this novel will keep you on the edge of your seat. Why would Amy have planned her annual anniversary treasure hunt if she was planning to leave? Why won't Nick answer his cell phone in front of Amy's parents? And just what is in the shed behind Nick's twin sister's house?
That's it. I honestly can't tell you anything else without ruining the twists and turns of Flynn's latest work, which are many. Summer read it directly after me, and sent this text upon finishing the last page, "Gone Girl was good but a little disturbing." At the end of the day, that's the most succinct review I've read yet.