Book Review: When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ When No One is Watching is an extremely poignant and timely book that touches on the very issues confronting society today.  The fact that it is done in a thriller makes it even more interesting.  I think what made this book seem so crazy is that it is happening all over the country. Continue reading “Book Review: When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole”

Book Review: Ordinary Hazards by Anna Bruno

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ordinary Hazards, Anna Bruno’s debut novel, takes a deep dive into grief, love, loss, and family.  The novel examines how a person’s every decision impacts the direction and future of their life.  I found the book extremely moving and a powerful study into human emotions, reactions, and resilience.  Goodreads Synopsis: The Final FinalContinue reading “Book Review: Ordinary Hazards by Anna Bruno”

Book Review: Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My book club selected Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau as our July read, and it did not disappoint.  This is my introduction to this author and I’m already on the hunt for her other books.  I thoroughly enjoyed the story, characters, mystery, and intrigue.  Bilyeau crafted Coney Island as a character and it wasContinue reading “Book Review: Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau”

Book Review: Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky is a horror novel that echoes Stephen King.  Like King, the book is long and has many characters, none of which are secondary.  Moments of the story were so creepy that I had to put the book away.  Chbosky wastes no time and jumps right in onContinue reading “Book Review: Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky”