Final Girls

by Riley Sager

Quick take

A slasher film, a mystery, and a survival story all rolled into one. Think 'Gone Girl' meets 'American Horror Story.'

Why I love it

Have you ever watched a horror movie and yelled, 'œDon’t go in there!' at the screen? Do you flee at the first sign of trouble? Do you always trust your instincts? Then you too could be a Final Girl, a member of a very exclusive club in this epic, adrenaline-fueled thriller!

'œFinal Girl' is the term the media gives to the sole survivors of horror movie-like mass killings. Quincy Carpenter is a ...


'œThe first great thriller of 2017 is almost here: Final Girls, by Riley Sager. If you liked Gone Girl, you’ll like this.''”Stephen King

Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie'“scale massacre. In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to'”a group of similar survivors ...

Member thoughts

65% Love
31% Like
4% Dislike
  • Chad C.

    Winder, GA

    "Final Girls is one hell of a ride. Each time I thought I unfortunately figured out the plot twist, I was deliciously surprised to find I didn't know a damn thing. "

  • Tara T.

    Carterville, IL

    "This is how you write a thriller!! I thought I had it figured out .... but then Mr. Sager delivered a curve ball that I was not expecting and this book really ended on a high note for me! "

  • Julia C.

    Chicago, IL

    "I was ready to dislike this book several times, but the ending completely changed that for me. It kept me entertained - I couldn't stop reading the last half. Would translate amazingly to a tv series."

  • Jennifer G.

    Newport News, VA

    "I consumed this book (pretty much read it in 2 days). It left me wondering and questioning everyone! "

  • Deb K.

    Reisterstown, MD

    "Looking back, I am amazed the amount of secrets Sager was able to place in this novel. It is a quick, breathless ride well worth taking. One of the best uses of multiple timelines."

  • Emily R.

    Houston, TX

    "It was the best. JUST READ IT ALREADY. "

  • Deborah B.

    Portland, ME

    "Totally unpredictable!! Usually have the mystery solved by at least the last quarter of the book. Not this time! Loved it????"

  • Amanda B.

    Tampa, FL

    "This needs to be adapted into a movie - NOW!"

  • Lydia M.

    Newport News, VA

    "I LOVE THIS BOOK. I haven't read a book this good in a while...murder, mystery and a twist. 100% recommend!"

  • Elizabeth V.

    Sidney, MT

    "One of those books that is a great time to read. I was thinking about it all day and couldn't wait to get home to read as much as I could!"

  • lisa m.

    Fort Worth, TX

    "Kept me guessing. "