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8 Reasons Why Cartwheel Is The New Gone Girl

You loved Gone Girl, now meet your new favorite book. Jennifer Dubois's creepy novel about an American college student accused of murdering her roommate abroad is sure to thrill you. Here's why.

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1. The writing is smart.

Just like in Gone Girl, Cartwheel contains perfect sentence after perfect sentence. The prose is as compelling as the plot.

Just like in Gone Girl, Cartwheel contains perfect sentence after perfect sentence. The prose is as compelling as the plot.

2. It's addictive.

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Cartwheel is a true page-turner. You'll wanna cancel all your plans and stay home to read it!

3. It's gasp-worthy.

Without spoiling anything, it's fair to say that Cartwheel will shock you with many plot twists...

4. It's funny.

You might not expect to LOL when reading a fast-paced thriller, but Cartwheel is just as concerned with humor as it is with plot.
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You might not expect to LOL when reading a fast-paced thriller, but Cartwheel is just as concerned with humor as it is with plot.

5. Perfect book club pick.

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Cartwheel is the best kind of book club pick: it's one that everyone will enjoy, but it's controversial enough to spark some heated debate.

6. Different points of view = big revelations.

Cartwheel's narrative artfully shifts between four different characters' points of view. Each perspective allows readers to piece together more of the puzzle.
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Cartwheel's narrative artfully shifts between four different characters' points of view. Each perspective allows readers to piece together more of the puzzle.

7. Asks the big questions.

Both Gone Girl and Cartwheel are concerned with a tantalizing question: is it possible that "nice" ordinary people can snap? Does everyone have a dark side?
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Both Gone Girl and Cartwheel are concerned with a tantalizing question: is it possible that "nice" ordinary people can snap? Does everyone have a dark side?

8. The movie is gonna be great.

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Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike are set to star in David Fincher's film adaptation of Gone Girl. We have some suggestions for casting the Cartwheel film, if and when it gets made.

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