Since most books publish on Tuesdays my weeks seem heavier with reviews in the beginning of the week, which leaves me with toying with keeping my Weekly Reads posts at the end of the week. I also think that gives it a nice space of it's own to reflect on what I've accomplished this past … Continue reading Weekly Reads: August 16th
MR. MERCEDES | Stephen King (Bill Hodges Trilogy #1) 06.03.2014 | Scribner Rating: 5/5 stars The impact of the recession has been felt all around the country as people have lost their jobs and watched their lives dramatically change overnight. In the freezing pre-dawn hours, many of those people have lined up for a chance … Continue reading Book Review: Mr. Mercedes
THE SWALLOWS | Lisa Lutz 08.13.2019 | Ballantine Books Rating: 4/5 stars Alex Witt has just been appointed the new creative writing teacher at Stonebridge Academy. She starts her first class off with a simple writing prompt. What Alex isn’t expecting is to find clues to Stonebridge’s darkest secret within the answers to her prompt. … Continue reading Book Review: The Swallows
BAD BLOOD | John Carreyrou 05.21.2018 | Knopf Publishing Group Rating: 5/5 stars Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes started to make her name known in Silicon Valley at the young age of nineteen. While a student at Stanford she began to promote her idea of a way to revolutionize blood testing. Instead of tubes … Continue reading Book Review: Bad Blood
I know we're already seven days into August and technically I posted this photo on Instagram back in the very beginning of the month, but I'm just now sharing on here! I'm really excited for my August reading agenda and at the end of today I'll already have accomplished checking three books off my list. … Continue reading August TBR!
I KNOW EVERYTHING | Matthew Farrell 08.06.2019 | Thomas & Mercer Rating: 4/5 stars Police investigator, Susan Adler, is investigating a deadly car accident. Everything about the case looks like it was accidental, but as the medical examiner takes over it becomes clear that this was actually a murder. The victim was was the wealthy … Continue reading Book Review: I Know Everything
Read: Murderabilia by Carl Vonderau A Modern Family by Helga Flatland Caged by Ellison Cooper (audiobook) Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger (audiobook) Gretchen by Shannon Kirk ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King Buried by Ellison Cooper The Two Lila Bennetts by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke Layover by David Bell (audiobook) One Little Secret by Cate Holahan The … Continue reading July Wrap Up
THE COLORADO KID | Stephen King 06.04.2019 (first published 10.04.2005) | Titan Books Rating: 4/5 stars In a Maine tourist town a man has been found dead on the beach. There is no identification and the death itself seems accidental at first glance. Two local newspapermen believe there is more to this story and how … Continue reading Book Review: The Colorado Kid