21 12, 2016

Review: BEING MORTAL: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

By | Wednesday, December 21, 2016|2 Comments

This book was right up my alley. It was recommended to me by a family while I worked in Hospice, since they had just read it and were changed by it. How to die is just as important as how we live the moments/days/years preceding our death. This book explores the real issues [...]

7 11, 2016

Review: CERTAIN DARK THINGS by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

By | Monday, November 7, 2016|1 Comment

It has been a minute since I read a good vampire novel. CERTAIN DARK THINGS was an adult story about vampires. This story takes place in Mexico City, one of the many cities in the world that doesn't allow vampires. There are many different species of vampires in this story. Atl is perhaps [...]

16 08, 2016

Review: HER DARKEST NIGHTMARE by Brenda Novak

By | Tuesday, August 16, 2016|15 Comments

I read the prequel to this book, HANOVER HOUSE, late last year. This new series by Brenda Novak follows psychiatrist Evelyn Talbot. She was tortured and left when she was only 16. Evelyn now works with the very same type of psychopaths that almost killed her. She needs to understand them. Her pet [...]

1 08, 2016

Review: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS by B. A. Paris

By | Monday, August 1, 2016|15 Comments

This story was a bit horrifying. Grace and Jack look like the perfect couple. They have the perfect home. The throw the perfect parties with elegant homemade meals. Grace looks perfect and she is so devoted to her husband and home. Jack and Grace are also inseparable. Jack is ruggedly handsome and works [...]

29 07, 2016

Review: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach

By | Friday, July 29, 2016|8 Comments

This story was really emotional for me. The author begins as if he found this journal and allows Ivan's own words to tell the story. I began reading and actually fell for the author's introduction.It doesn't matter if this is a true story or not. It is deliberately moving, extremely witty, and a [...]

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