Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins

This is a complete list of Paula Hawkins books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

Recent/Upcoming Paula Hawkins Books

October 8th, 2024: The Blue Hour

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Paula Hawkins: Biography

Paula Hawkins was born on August 26th, 1972 and is currently 51 years old. Paula Hawkins was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, South Africa. Hawkins attended Keble College, University of Oxford where she received a B.A. Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Paula Hawkins is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 4 novels available. The first standalone was released in 2015 with the novel The Girl on the Train. The most recently released novel was A Slow Fire Burning which was released in 2021.

Paula Hawkins is a member of The Nielsen Bestseller Awards' 21st Century Platinum Hall of Fame.

Paula Hawkins: Awards & Accolades

Hawkins' books have won multiple awards, The Girl on the Train won the Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller, in 2015 as well as the The Dead Good Reader Award - The Dead Good Recommends Award for Most Recommended Book in 2015, Audie Award - Audiobook of the Year in 2016, Nielsen Awards - Triple Platinum Bestseller in 2017. Into the Water won the Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller, in 2017 as well as the Nielsen Awards - Silver Bestseller in 2018.

The following novels by Paula Hawkins were also nominated for these awards:

  • The Girl on the Train: Crime Writer's Association Award, Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award (2015). The Dead Good Reader Award, The Reichenbach Falls Award for Most Epic Ending (2015). Barry Award, Best First Mystery/Crime Novel (2016). Anthony Award, Best Audiobook (2016). International Thriller Writers Award, Best Hardcover Novel (2016). The Dead Good Reader Award, The Page to Screen Award for Best Adapted Book (2017).
  • A Slow Fire Burning: Goodreads Awards, Best Mystery and Thriller (2021). British Book Awards, Crime and Thriller Book of the Year (2022).

Paula Hawkins: Lists & Other Mentions

  • The Girl on the Train was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2015 and 2016.
  • Into the Water was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2017.
  • A Slow Fire Burning was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 2021.

Paula Hawkins: TV/Movies Based on Books

The Girl on the Train is the first book by Paula Hawkins to be adapted into a film. It was released in 2016 and was directed by Tate Taylor with a screenplay by Erin Cressida Wilson. The film stars Emily Blunt as Rachel Watson, Justin Theroux as Tom Watson, Rebecca Ferguson as Anna Watson, and Haley Bennett as Megan Hipwell.

The film was a success at the box office with a worldwide total over $170 million. This came in spite of mixed reviews of critics. However, the film did manage to win the Favorite Thriller Movie award at the 2017 People's Choice Awards.

Paula Hawkins: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Paula Hawkins on Book Notification is The Girl on the Train, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Paula Hawkins on Book Notification is The Girl on the Train, a Standalone novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Paula Hawkins are:

  1. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.
  2. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  3. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  4. Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch Series.
  5. Gillian Flynn, author of the novel: Gone Girl.

Paula Hawkins: F.A.Q

When was Paula Hawkins Born? How old is Paula Hawkins?

Paula Hawkins was born on August 26th, 1972. Paula Hawkins is currently 51 years old.

Where was Paula Hawkins Born?

Paula Hawkins was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, South Africa and is South African.

What book awards has Paula Hawkins won?

The Girl on the Train: Goodreads Awards Best Mystery and Thriller (2015), The Dead Good Reader Award The Dead Good Recommends Award for Most Recommended Book (2015), Audie Award Audiobook of the Year (2016), Nielsen Awards Triple Platinum Bestseller (2017).
Into the Water: Goodreads Awards Best Mystery and Thriller (2017), Nielsen Awards Silver Bestseller (2018).

What was the first book Paula Hawkins wrote?

The first novel written by Paula Hawkins was The Girl on the Train, published in 2015.

What was the most recent book Paula Hawkins wrote?

Her most recently released work was Blind Spot (a short story) on April 14th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Paula Hawkins?

Paula Hawkins has a new book coming out on October 8th, 2024 called The Blue Hour.

How many books has Paula Hawkins written?

Paula Hawkins has written 5 books. 4 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella.

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    2 months ago

    Checked this author because she was recommended from reading a book by another author. When I went to Libby, it said I had borrowed it in 2023. Sure enough – I did and it was not marked off. Don’t know how that happened but can’t say I’m surprised! It was an interesting book.

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